The new Oasis screen has increased to 7 inches and the pixel density reaches 300ppi. Amazon said that this is the largest screen is the screen fine Kindle, with the old version of Oasis that 6-inch screen compared to its screen space increased by more than 30%, which is the most significant difference in this update.
The new version of Kindle Oasis at the bottom of the comparison with other old
The screen becomes larger, the fuselage space also let the battery have more places, the original Oasis is the use of external battery design: a small battery built in the fuselage, and now do not need.
New version of nylon and leather case
The new Oasis back into aluminum alloy material, looks very beautiful, the thinnest place is only 3.4 mm, weight 194 grams - lighter than the white Paperwhite 10 grams. Amazon said that the new Oasis glass outer layer is by far the most powerful, the configuration is also upgraded, the new dual-core 1GHz processor + 512MB RAM is also the most powerful, it allows you to page more quickly, of course, physical page key also Retained, with the fuselage to form an asymmetric design.
Some experienced foreign media said: very comfortable, very balanced, and the touch screen reaction is very sensitive. The text on the screen is clear and the contrast is excellent.
It is worth noting that the backlight part now has 12 light-emitting diodes, rather than the original oasis on the 10. The extra LED seems to help the light on the screen more evenly illuminated, but taking into account the screen is also large, more than two backlit seems to be normal. It is worth to say that the adaptive brightness design, this has been used in mobile phones for many years now finally came to the Kindle. In different light scenarios, reading will have a better experience.
Amazon did not explicitly write how many hours it can be saved, the same as before generations: electronic ink screen this thing only change when the electricity, the specific use of time with the page. So the official website description is:
If you read half an hour a day, even if the brightness of the reading light is set to "10" when the wireless connection is turned off, a charge can last for 6 weeks. The battery life will vary depending on the brightness of the light and the wireless connection.
In view of its body size, we feel that it is not difficult to catch up with previous generations of Paperwhite or Voyage.
The new Oasis is the first to support the waterproof Kindle, IPX8 waterproof rating, which means that it can be completely immersed in 2 meters of water for 60 minutes, it seems to be added to it a "side of the bath while reading" scene, but in The Amazon page clearly states that this product is not designed for underwater use.
Kindle Oasis Waterproof Features Description
Taking into account the ink screen of this material working temperature (0-35 degrees Celsius), this equipment even into the bathroom, it can not be too hot environment or more steam.
This is the official description of all waterproof phones, although waterproof, but manufacturers do not recommend users in the corrosive sea water, hot water (bath) and other places. Sony phone has been modified before the warranty terms, if the phone water damage, not the scope of the warranty.
Another big improvement in the new Oasis is to support sound playback on the device. Before the Kindle no headphone jack (an ink screen device to this also useless), and now no, Amazon step into the wireless connection era. It can use the Bluetooth headset or the speaker comes with the sound, you can switch between the audio version and e-book version.
But when you listen to audiobooks, words can not appear. So this feature a bit tasteless.
For those old versions of the Kindle, if they had Bluetooth hardware, but also through the system upgrade to support audio reading, but no Bluetooth module can not support the old equipment.
about the price
Finally talk about the price, the US 8GB capacity version of $ 250 start, there are 32GB version of $ 280, 32GB + cellular data version of $ 350; domestic corresponding 8GB and 32GB version is 2399 and 2658 yuan, the cellular data version is not yet.
All versions can be booked on a global basis and will be available on October 31.
Although we have been saying that Kindle is only Amazon e-book exports only, but in order to attract more users, they still have to update the hardware from time to time to attract more users. Compared to the phone or tablet, the new Kindle also embarked on a "stacking" this road, but the function is limited, in addition to page faster such details, it is actually difficult to find the new hardware, Not cost-effective, so Amazon made more preparations, from 500 yuan to 2,500 yuan file has a layout, the new Oasis is one of the most expensive choice for e-books users.
The current Kindle product line