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The Kindle Oasis 6" eReader features a 6" Paperwhite display with E Ink Carta technology as well as a leather battery-charging cover, so you can comfortably read your digital content for up to two months. For improved reading in all types of lighting, the 6" touchscreen is backlit with 10 LEDs that evenly illuminate the screen for a pleasant reading experience. Moreover, the 300 ppi, 16-bit grayscale display produces crisp text without glare, even in direct sunlight. Compared to the previous versions of the Kindle, the Oasis is over 20% lighter and 30% thinner, so you can read comfortably for hours. It is balanced for one-handed reading by featuring a tapered ergonomic handgrip as well as dedicated page-turn buttons.
The removable walnut-colored leather charging cover sports an integrated battery that recharges the Kindle Oasis while you're on-the-go. This dual-battery system provides you with up to eight weeks of power while using the Kindle Oasis 30 minutes a day. The cover opens like a book and puts the Oasis sleep when closed. It securely attaches to the Oasis utilizing twelve magnets.
The Kindle Oasis comes outfitted with 4GB of on-device storage, so you can carry thousands of books with you at all times. It comes with special offers and provides new reading material from your public library or Amazon's expansive selection of titles. You can wirelessly access content without a computer by using 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi technology. Aside from acquiring book titles, the Kindle Oasis offers several other useful features that make reading more fulfilling, such as a dictionary – if you don't know a word, just tap on it and a definition will appear. The Oasis also comes with a Time-to-Read function, so you will know how much time it will take to finish a chapter or book.
Thin and Lightweight
The Kindle Oasis is over 20% lighter and 30% thinner on average than any other Kindle. The handgrip tapers to a 0.13"-thin display, so you can read comfortably for hours. The Oasis features a strong cover glass and a featherweight frame infused with metal using structural electroplating, ensuring it is lightweight while also resilient enough to take anywhere you want to read.
Balanced Ergonomic Design
Balanced for one-handed reading, the tapered ergonomic handgrip shifts the center of gravity to your palm, resting in your hand like the spine of a book. You can easily turn the page with either the touch display or dedicated page-turn buttons located on the front of the handgrip. Whether you choose to read with your left or right hand, Kindle Oasis automatically rotates the page orientation to match.
Read More, Charge Less
High-Resolution Display with Enhanced Lighting
The Kindle Oasis features a high-resolution, 300 ppi display for crisp, text. A redesigned built-in light features 60% more LEDs than any the Kindle Voyage, increasing the consistency and range of screen brightness for improved reading in all types of lighting. The Kindle Oasis guides light toward the surface of the display with its built-in front light – unlike back-lit tablets that shine in your eyes – so you can read comfortably for hours without eyestrain.
Dual-Battery Charging System
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 hibernation mode minimizes power consumption when your Kindle is inactive, extending battery life to its fullest capacity. It fully charges in less than 3 hours from a computer or adapter via the included USB cable.
The removable charging cover is made of high-quality leather. It opens like a book and fits closely around the bezel. The cover wakes the Kindle Oasis when opened and puts it to sleep when closed. Twelve magnets form a secure attachment between the Oasis and cover, but it is still easy to detach when the lightest possible weight is desired.
Reads Like a Book
No Glare in Bright Sunlight
Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the micro-etched glass screen is crafted to eliminate glare and feel like paper to the touch.
Sharp, Dark Text
You can enjoy text that reads like a printed page. All fonts have been hand-tuned at the pixel level for maximum readability.
Take and Share Notes
Add margin notes that you can edit, delete, or even export from your device to your computer. Share highlighted sections and meaningful quotes on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads, and see passages frequently highlighted by other Kindle readers.
Flip Through Without Losing Your Place
With Page Flip, you can skim page-by-page, scan by chapter, or skip to the end for a sneak peek without losing your place.
Lighter than a paperback, comfortably hold the Kindle in one hand for those times when you can't put the book down.
Beyond a Book
Smart Lookup integrates entries from The New Oxford American Dictionary with information from X-Ray and Wikipedia, so you can access definitions, characters, settings, and more without losing your place.
Word Wise makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions automatically appear above difficult words, so you can keep reading with fewer interruptions. Tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more. This feature is available on many popular English-language titles.
Build Your Vocabulary
Words looked up in the dictionary are automatically added to Vocabulary Builder to expand your knowledge and reinforce retention. Swipe through your vocabulary words, quiz yourself with flashcards, and instantly see those words in context.
Whispersync technology synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks, and annotations across all your devices, so you can pick up exactly where you left off reading. This technology can seamlessly switch between your Kindle and the Kindle app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer without ever losing your place.
About This Book
With About This Book, you can see background information about the author, other books in the series, and more.
Adjustable Text Size
Choose from eight text sizes to prevent tired eyes.
Share Your Library
With Family Library, you and your family can access and easily share not only your own Kindle books, but also books from the linked Amazon account of a spouse or partner.
Share on Goodreads
With Goodreads on Kindle, you can connect with a large online community of book lovers, see what your friends are reading, share highlights, and rate the books you read. Some Goodreads on Kindle features are only available when connected to Wi-Fi.
See all the passages across a book that mention relevant ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places, or topics of interest. The X-Ray timeline view lets you easily flip through notable passages to remind yourself of what's happened in the book or navigate easily through images.
Time to Read
Time to Read is personalized, based on your reading speed, and is constantly updated as your speed and habits change. At a glance, you'll know how much time it will take to finish a chapter or book.
With a single tap, read the complete text of each footnote without losing your place in the book.
Tap any word or highlight a section to translate it instantly into other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and more. Translations are provided by Bing Translator.
Access to Books
With Kindle Unlimited, you can read as much as you want, choosing from over 1 million titles and thousands of audiobooks. From mysteries and romance to sci-fi and more, freely explore new authors, books, and genres on any device for a monthly fee.
Borrow from Your Public Library
With free wireless delivery, you can borrow Kindle books from your public library and start reading.
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases allow you to buy the Kindle edition for an additional fee.
Free Books from Public Domain
Millions of titles in the public domain, such as A Tale of Two Cities, Les Misérables, Pride and Prejudice, and more, are available for free.
Other Book Features
Download and read a free sample before you decide to a buy book. You can also lend eligible Kindle books to other Kindle or Kindle app users for up to 14 days.
Never Be Without a Book
Quickly Get Books
Choose a title and begin reading in seconds. Download books in under 60 seconds with no computer required.
The Kindle Oasis comes with free Wi-Fi access at AT&T hotspots across the U.S.
Features Designed for Kids
Set Goals with Achievement Badges
Kids can read books in a simple, fun, and safe environment designed specifically for them with Kindle FreeTime. Kids are rewarded with achievement badges when they reach their reading milestones. A progress report keeps parents updated on total time spent reading, number of words looked up, badges earned, and books read.
Tackle Challenging Books
For kids reading their first chapter books, Word Wise, available on many popular English language titles, makes it easier to enjoy and quickly understand more challenging books. Short and simple definitions automatically appear above difficult words, so they can keep reading with fewer interruptions. Tap on a word to bring up a simple card with definitions, synonyms, and more.
Kindle FreeTime Unlimited
For a monthly fee, kids get unlimited access to hundreds of hand-picked chapter books and early readers, all curated for age-appropriateness, so parents don't have to spend time and money guessing what their kids will enjoy.
Parents can have peace of mind that kids won't access inappropriate content or websites. This feature can be set to prevent access or purchases in the Kindle Store as well as block the Internet, Wikipedia, or social-sharing websites.
Kindles can be used in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, and Simplified Chinese. You can easily select the language that you are most comfortable with and enjoy instant dictionary lookups in any of these languages.
Read Books in Other Languages
Kindles support the display of non-Latin characters, so you can read books and documents in your favorite language, including enhanced support for Japanese and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Kindle also displays Korean, Cyrillic, Latin, and Greek scripts, and provides free access to several international dictionaries.
The pages of a Kindle book are matched to the text in a print book to identify the corresponding page number. Easily reference and cite passages or read alongside others in a book club or class.
Children's Books and Comics
Kindles support children's books with Kindle Text Pop-Up and comic books with Kindle Panel View, which allows you to read a comic book panel by panel.
Your entire Kindle library is automatically backed up for free to the cloud so there's never a worry about losing your books. You can re-download wirelessly anytime for free.
Other Formats Supported
Email documents – including Word, PDF, and more – directly to your Kindle and read them in a Kindle format. You can also send documents to Kindle using the Send to Kindle feature. The Kindle Oasis supports the following formats: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, and BMP through conversion.
You'll receive special offers and sponsored lockscreens directly on your Kindle. Offers display on the Kindle lockscreen and on the bottom of the home screen and library while not in use.
Organize your Kindle library into customized collections or categories so you can easily access any book. You can add an item to multiple collections to make organizing and finding titles even easier.
It's even easier to find what you are looking for by combining and previewing results from your Library, Goodreads, and the Kindle Store on the same page.