Amazon Launches First Waterproof “Kindle Oasis”

Amazon has a Kindle for everyone. If you are one of those premium users, I am sure you heard or at least holding a Kindle Oasis. Its the premium book reader Amazon introduced last year, and after a lot of feedback from the consumers, today Amazon has introduced the second version of Kindle Oasis with the following features:

  • Waterproof — Finally! Up to 2 Meters.
  • Its 7-inch device with 300 PPI display.
  • Audible Support.
  • Thin, and light with Aluminum Back.
  • Offers 8 GB  or 32 Gb storage.
  • Weighs 194 g and 3.4mm thick.

Amazon is selling this at $249.99 for 8 GB model,  $279.99 for the 32 GB model, and if you pick up the 32 GB & cellular connectivity model, you pay $349.99.

The company is also offering a cover for book lovers which will turn it into a hands-free reading by turning itself into a stand. It’s a smart cover which can turn on your Kindle as you flip it opens like a book, and when you put it back, it will put kindle to sleep. The covers are available in a lot of variety and are water safe.

  • Midnight, Saddle Tan, or Merlot for $59.99
  • Indigo, Sandstone, or Charcoal for $44.99

In India, the new Kindle Oasis will be available for

  • Rs 21,999 for the 8 GB model
  • RS 28,999 for the 32 GB model (WiFi + free 3G).
  • The kickstand-equipped cover is priced at INR 2,999 and INR 3,999

Pre-order from Amazon India, Amazon US

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