It was accepted by millions in the market looking for a high-end e-reader to satisfy their habits of cosnuming digital books, and you may be in luck. As has been widely expected for a while now, Amazon has today officially announced its eight-generation Kindle, with an early sneek peek, the company names it the “Kindle Oasis”. It’s likely that this will go down as one of the most advanced e-readers to date for those who can agree the assosiated price-tag.
Long-time Kindle users oout there may have to adjust to the easthetic of the Oasis, which probably won’t become know just how important weight is until you actually hold the new era in your hands, but for the time being this latest Kindle upgrade is Amazon’s lightest offering yet. Each model of the new hardware from it carries a weight in at 133 grams or below, with thta said, the Wi-Fi only model coming in just 131 grams. Nevertheless, if you purchase one of the new Kindle Oasis covers, then you can expect to add an additional 107 grams of bulk to that recall. Amazon has also totally taken the opportunity to furnish the new Kindle Oasis with a 6-inch display offering a resolution of 300 pixels-per-inch and the company’s Paperwhite display technology makes it for easier reading and visual consumption of text.
In addition to the display technology, cosnumers purchasing the e-reader will also be extremely interested in knowing how long the hardware will last between charges? The asis should definitely not disappoint you in this term with Amazon claiming that the latest Kindle will last up to eight weeks on a single charge based on a half hour of reading per day.
For individual users of Kindle Oasis, the battery lasts in reality will depend entirely on how much they interact with the device and which features and radios are turned on or off. A fully charged battery inside can be achieved within 3 hours.
The most interesting part about the new Kindle Oasis is its unique cover which is available to purchase seperately in three different colors. This cover has a built-in battery that, combined with Kindle’s own package, will last the e-reader for months on a single charge.
Other technical hardware specs will also benefit to know for potential consumers include an internal storage of 4GB, which Amazon promises will be more than enough to store thousands of books”. There’s also supprt for three Wi-Fi standards, 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n, as well as a version of the gadget that offers 3G connectrivity, which of course will be paid for by Amazon’s vast resources and infrastructure.
In order to part with your cash in return for Amazon’s new and improved Kindle, can do so right now by handing over $290 for a Wi-Fi only version of the hardware, or pay $360 bulk for that variant which comes with access to Amazon’s free 3G service. The Kindle Oasis comes in Black color with leather covers in black, merlot, or walnut finish.
“Charge the device and cover simultaneously while snapped together and plugged in. When on the go, the cover will automatically recharge the device, giving you months of combined battery life. Plus, a new hibernation mode minimizes power consumption when your Kindle is inactive, extending battery life to its fullest capacity.”
Kindle Oasis will start shipping April 27. Currently, It is the costliest Kindle eReader going on sale in the world today. In India, it is priced at Rs. 23,999 (Wi-Fi) and the WiFi + 3G variant costs Rs. 27,999 ($359.99 in the US with special offers).
Pre-order: Amazon Kindle Oasis Wi-Fi: $289.99