New Amazon Kindle Oasis unveiled with water-proof body

Amazon has introduced its latest eReader tablet called Kindle Oasis. It is company’s first tablet to have water-proof rating.

The All-New Kindle Oasis measures 159 x 141 x 3.4 ~ 8.3 mm and weighs 194 grams (both 3G / Wi-Fi model). It’s front is made up of soft-touch plastic while its back is made from aluminum.

The device has IPX8 rating which makes it water-proof till depths of up to 2 meter for about 1 hour. It has also been tested in hot tubs and bubble baths. Moreover, this e-reader is audible out-of-the-box. It allows one to listen to audio books, both on Bluetooth headphones or speakers.

all new Amazon Kindle Oasis image -2The Kindle Oasis 2nd generation features in a larger 7-inch touch-screen display which is a glare-free screen. It has 300ppi pixel density. The device also comes with page turn buttons for added usability.

It comes in 3G and Wi-Fi variants, with former bringing support for 3G/EDGE/GPRS. Both models also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. By the way, it comes in 8GB or 32GB storage options. Amazon claims that battery will last for weeks.

all new Amazon Kindle Oasis image -3The All-New Amazon Kindle Oasis is is priced at US$ 349.99 in US and is up for pre-order at It is also up for order in India at with a tag of Rs. 21,999. It is slated for roll out starting October 31st.


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