Amazon has unveiled its all-new Kindle Oasis tablet for reading. It features in a 7-inch 300ppi PaperWhite display with E-Ink Carta technology and adjustable warm light.
The shade of screen is adjustable from white light to warm amber and can be scheduled for personalized reading experience.
The Kindle Oasis is IPX8 rated, making it fresh water resistant up to 2 meters for 6 minutes. It includes a dedicated page turn button and an aluminum body.
Amazon Prime members gets access to exclusive titles along with unlimited access to over a thousand books, magazines etc. Additionally, the tablet comes in 8GB and 32GB RAM options
Amazon Kindle Oasis Key Specifications
- Dimensions: 159 x 141 x 3.4 – 8.3 mm
- Weight: 194 grams (approx.)
- Waterproofing: IPX8 rated for dust and water resistance (Can sustain in 2 meter depth in fresh water for 60 minutes)
- Display: 7-inch PaperWhite display with E-Ink Carta and built-in light, 16-level gray scale, optimized font technology, 300ppi pixel density
- Storage: 8GB or 32GB options (free cloud storage for all Amazon content)
- Battery Life: A single charge lasts up to 6 weeks (based on 30 minutes reading per day with wireless and Bluetooth off and light setting at 13)
- Charging time: about 3 hours from a 5W USB power adapter / Computer / via USB cable
- Content formats supported: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion; Audible audio format (AAX).
- Connectivity: Optional 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
The all-new Amazon Kindle Oasis 8GB Wi-Fi (Graphite) model is priced at Rs. 21,999 while the 32GB Wi-Fi (Champagne Gold) costs Rs. 24,999. The Oasis 32GB Wi-Fi + Free 4G (Graphite) carries price tag of Rs. 28,999. It will sell at Amazon.in (currently on pre-order)
In USA, the Kindle Oasis 8GB variant costs US$ 249 while the 32GB model is priced at US$ 279. It can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com.