The Kindle Oasis was launched last year, and here is an upgraded version of the Same. Amazon has launched its latest high-end Kindle Oasis in India at a whooping price tag of Rs. 21,999. The new Kindle Oasis includes a metal body design and is made up of aluminium alloy. Not only the design of the new Kindle is made up of metal this time, it’s also waterproof.
Surprisingly even if the new Kindle Oasis is priced over Rs.20K tag, it’s still less expensive than the last year’s plastic build Oasis that was marginally priced at Rs. 23,999 for the 8GB variant. A higher storage variant of the Kindle Oasis that comes with 32GB of storage is also launched in India and is priced at Rs. 28,999. Both the Kindle will be available on Amazon India website starting November 13.
“Ten years ago, we introduced our first Kindle with the mission of delivering any book every written in 60 seconds or less,” said Dave Limp, Senior Vice President, Amazon Devices. “With a larger 7-inch, 300ppi display, waterproof design, the all-new Kindle Oasis is our most advanced Kindle ever. Its thin, light, and waterproof design allows readers to stay engaged in the author’s world in even more ways and places than ever before.”
Talking about the specifications of the latest Kindle Oasis. The New Kindle Oasis now comes with a bigger 7-inch display that offers a pixel density of 300ppi. It weighs over 190 grams and is nearly 60grams heavier than the original Oasis. The design is waterproof and comes with IPX8 rating. The new Oasis also supports fast charging this time and may deliver upto 1week of battery life. It also packs Ambient light sensor now, which automatically adjusts the brightness levels based on lighting situations.
Apart from the hardware upgrades, the new Kindle Oasis also includes some software upgrades like more font size options, and more specifically, the left aligned text that will look closer to what you see on the websites.