The new Kindle Oasis is also waterproof, which is a first for the Kindle range.
It can survive for up to an hour submerged up to two meters deep, which means it’ll shrug off the odd dunk or splash, which is reassuring if you do a lot of reading in the bath, or by the pool on holiday.
Is the Kindle Oasis waterproof?
The first waterproof (IPX8) Kindle so you are free to read in even more places. Thin and light ergonomic design with dedicated page turn buttons and adaptive front light so you can read even more comfortably for hours.
Is it worth buying Kindle Oasis?
Verdict. Even though the Kindle Oasis (2019) is an absolutely fantastic device, it remains a hard sell for anyone but the most ardent of e-reader fans. It certainly isn’t worth the upgrade if you have the previous model.
Is the new Kindle really waterproof?
At 6.4 ounces, it’s lighter than the previous Paperwhite, which was 7.2 ounces. And, of course, it’s waterproof. The new Paperwhite has the same IPX8 rating as the Kindle Oasis, which means you can dunk it in fresh water for an hour. The new Paperwhite’s screen and UI are still pretty Kindley.
Does new Kindle Oasis come with cover?
Premium leather cover
New—The removable charging cover is made of high-quality leather and comes in your choice of black, merlot, or walnut. The cover opens like a book and fits closely around the bezel, waking Kindle Oasis when opened and putting it to sleep when closed.