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Amazon Kindle Oasis with 7-inch display, waterproof design launched in India

The device is IPX8 waterproof certified which means it can be submerged in water up to 2m for up to 60 minutes.

Amazon has introduced an all-new Kindle with a 7-inch display and waterproof design dubbed as Kindle Oasis 2nd gen. The Kindle Oasis has two different models; 8GBWiFi model, which is priced at Rs 21,999, and WiFi + 3G with 32GB storage model that will cost you Rs 28,999. The Kindle Oasis is currently available for pre-order and will start shipping from November 13.

The Kindle Oasis features a 7-inch, 300 PPI display and fits over 30 percent more words to the screen, which means users have to turn fewer pages. Other than this, the device is IPX8 waterproof certified, asit can be submerged in water up to 2 metre for up to 60 minutes. The Kindle Oasis can be connected to wireless headphones or wireless speakers via Bluetooth.

The e-reader offers massive book selection, and over 30,000 free eBooks and 2 million paid eBooks. Moreover, with Kindle Unlimited offer Amazon claims to have over 1 million eBooks available at starting price of Rs 149 per month. The all-new Kindle Oasis comes with 8GB storage, which has twice the storage as the first Kindle Oasis and can hold thousands of titles. Other than 8GB, 2nd Gen Kindle Oasis is also available in 32GB, allowing users to store even more content with large file sizes

The Kindle Oasis guides light towards the surface of the display with its built-in front light, which enables you to read comfortably for hours without eyestrain. As per Amazon, the Oasis comes with fast charge capability and can be charged in less 2 hours, once charged it can give a battery backup upto a week.

This Oasis e-book reader supports public and private WiFi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or WiFi Protected Setup (WPS). Further, Kindle supports various formats such as Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP through conversion. The Kindle Oasis weighs 194 grams which makes it heavier from the last Gen Oasis.

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