Quick Answer: Are Kindle Books Expensive?

Despite eliminating many costs associated with regular books, e-books are often more expensive than paperbacks.

Here’s a question I got on our Facebook page.

The Kindle version of Life or Debt on Amazon costs $9.73, but they’re selling the paperback for as little as $6.00.

Are books cheaper on Kindle?

Yes most of the books I buy are less expensive than the paperback books available. They are generally cheaper than in a bookstore, plus you can get Kindle Unlimited, which lets you ‘borrow’ up to 10 books at once.

What is the average price of an ebook?

In fact, the most commonly purchased ebooks range from $2.99 to $3.99, with $3.99 being most popular. At the same time, though, it’s important to realize that pricing your ebook higher means you could make more money selling fewer books.

Are ebooks more expensive than books?

Amazon deeply discounts the price of print books, but their contracts with the big publishers allows the publishers to set the prices for ebooks so ebooks often end up being more expensive. Ebooks are typically less expensive than print books.

How many books are in a Kindle?

Kindle Capacity

The first-generation Kindle offers 2GB of storage, sufficient to store about 1,400 books, according to Amazon.com. The Kindle Touch doubles the storage capacity to 4GB and can hold about 3,000 books.