Amazon has launched the third-generation of the Kindle Oasis e-book reader in India. The new Kindle Oasis comes with a new backlit system which allows users to change the colour temperature of the screen to warm colours during night time. The Kindle Oasis 2019 can be purchased through Amazon India for a starting price of Rs 21,999.
The new Kindle Oasis 2019 comes with a7-inch Paperwhite display technology with E-Ink Carta, 16-level greyscale and 300 ppi pixel density. The highlight of the latest Kindle device is its adjustable warm light feature which allows users to change the shade of the screen from white light to warm amber. Users will also be able to schedule when the light changes.
In addition to adjustable warm light, the new Kindle also comes with an adaptive front light that automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen based on the lighting conditions. The 2019 version of the Oasis also comes with IPX8 waterproof rating meaning the device can be submerged under two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes.
The new Kindle also offers users the ability to adjust the text size and boldness and read with Kindle-exclusive fonts for maximum readability. Other features including Whispersync and X-ray are also present on the device.
Weighing in at 194 grams, the Kindle Oasis 2019 measures at 159 x 141 x 3.4-8.3 mm and is available in 8GB and 32GB storage variants. The device connects via WiFi and can support major formats including Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion and Audible audio format (AAX).
The new Kindle Oasis will be available for a starting price of Rs 21,999 for the base 8GB Graphite model. The 32GB storage model is available in WiFi Champagne Gold version and WiFi + 4G Graphite version for asking prices of Rs 24,999 and Rs 28,999 respectively. All three models will be available on Amazon India from August 19 and can be pre-booked from today.