If there’s one thing readers love it is to be able to read uninterrupted for hours and hours. And the new Kindle Oasis, Amazon’s most advanced Kindle ever is providing bibliophiles exactly that. Here are 5 reasons why you should get the new Amazon Kindle Oasis.
You can dip it in water
Read by the pool with no worries when someone cannonballs. The all-new Kindle Oasis is IPX8 rated to withstand immersion in up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes. Plus, it’s designed to withstand getting splashed at the beach or dropped in the bath tub, hot tub, or pool.
2. It is made for your comfort and personalisation
With a larger 7-inch, 300 ppi display, the all-new Kindle Oasis fits over 30 percent more words per page for fewer page turns. Plus, it has the fastest page turns of any Kindle. The crisp, print-quality text reads like paper with uniform display lighting and without glare, even in bright sunlight. The ergonomic design shifts the centre of gravity to your palm so the device rests in your hand like the spine of a book, no matter which hand you chose to read with. You can easily turn pages with dedicated page turn buttons and the display will automatically rotate the page orientation whether you hold it with your left or right hand. You can adjust the font size, light settings and alignment to your liking and read to your heart’s content.
3. You can listen to books as you go about your day
Long commutes becomes exciting again with Kindle Oasis’s access to Audible. With Audible built in, you never have to put your story down and can switch easily between reading and listening without changing devices. Connect the device with Bluetooth-enabled speakers and headphones, and it’s ready. You can also access the Audible store directly from the all-new Kindle Oasis to find your next great listen, including Grammy award-winning performances and A-list celebrities narrating popular titles.
4. You can be social as you read
Kindle is integrated with the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations, with over 50 million members, 1.3 billion books added, and 47 million book reviews. And you can share book recommendations, highlighted sections, and meaningful quotes with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
5. You can have books for free
Prime Reading is available to Prime members at no additional cost and offers unlimited access to a rotating selection of more than a thousand books, magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, short works, and magazines right off of the newsstand, you’ll always find something interesting to read.
Pricing and Availability
The all-new Kindle Oasis is £229.99 for the 8 GB model and £259.99 for the 32 GB model—the 32 GB with free cellular connectivity is £319.99. All are available today for pre-order.