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Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) with warm light control – full tech specs

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Amazon Kindle Oasis 3 2019 - details and full tech specs
Amazon Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) offers only one but major upgrade: adjustable warm light

Besides adjustable warm light and free 6-month Kindle Unlimited subscription, the 2019 Kindle Oasis offers the same features as the previous-generation model.

The release date of the 3rd-generation Kindle Oasis is set on July 24, 2019. The new e-reader costs the same as the earlier model. For the variant with 8 GB of internal memory and special offers, you will pay $249.99.

If you were expecting a bunch of new innovative features from the most advanced Kindle model, you will be disappointed. Kindle Oasis 3 adds only one essential new functionality – the one its competitors have for some time already.

The newest Oasis is the first Kindle to sport adjustable warm light. You can change the color temperature of the front light to be warmer. It’s very helpful if you are reading a lot in the evening, as blue light (which is natural for daytime) can cause sleep problems. You can adjust the intensity of warm light, as well as schedule how it works during a day.

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Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) - how warm light works

Another new thing that comes with Kindle Oasis 3 is a limited time offer that will give new owners the possibility to enjoy six months of Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription free of charge. Please note, that if you decide to redeem the offer, the subscription will automatically renew after six months, for $9.99 per month.

One more thing to note is that no variant with cellular connectivity is offered yet. It will most certainly change, maybe even before the official launch, as Kindle Oasis user’s guide includes information about WAN variant – “WAN Model Number: S8IN4N.”

The now earlier-generation Kindle Oasis is still available on Amazon, and still at a price reduced by $50. You can grab it for $199.99. Most probably this deal will be offered during Prime Day 2019.

Kindle Oasis 3 (2019) – full tech specs

What other features, besides warm-light control, does the newest top-shelf Kindle Oasis offer? Take a look at a table with full tech specs.

Screen 7-inch E-Ink Carta touchscreen
Levels of gray 16
Adjustable front light Yes
Number of front light LEDs 25
Adjustable warm light Yes
Screen resolution 1680 × 1264 pixels
Pixel density 300 ppi
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof rating IPX8 – tested to withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for 60 minutes
Storage capacity 8 GB (approximately 6 GB available to the user) – thousands of books or over 35 Audible audiobooks
32 GB (approximately 27 GB available to the user) – thousands of books or over 160 Audible audiobooks
microSD card No
Body color • Graphite
• Champagne Gold
Battery life A single charge lasts up to six weeks, based on a half hour of reading per day with wireless and Bluetooth off and the light setting at 13
Charge time • Under 3 hours from a computer USB or using the Amazon 5W charger (sold separately)
Weight 6.6 oz / 188 g
Dimensions 6.3 × 5.6 × 0.13-0.33 in / 159 × 141 × 3.4-8.4 mm
Wi-Fi Connectivity Supports public and private Wi-Fi networks or hotspots that use the 802.11b, or 802.11g, or 802.11n standard with support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 security using password authentication or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Cellular Connectivity Planned
Speakers No
Headphone jack No
Audible-ready Yes; capable of playing Audible audiobook companions for Kindle ebooks. Pair with Bluetooth-enabled speakers or headphones
Bluetooth Yes; with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, speakers, microphone
Accessibility features The VoiceView screen reader, available over Bluetooth audio, enables access to the vast majority of Kindle Oasis features. Kindle Oasis also includes the ability to Invert Black and White, adjust font size, font face, line spacing and margins
Supported formats • Text: Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, unprocted MOBI, PRC natively; HTML DOC, DOCX through conversion
• Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
• Audio: Audible audio format (AAX)
Original case covers Yes; sold separately. Three variants to choose from:
• Protective premium leather cover
• Water-safe fabric cover
• Leather cover
Warranty 1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 1-year, 2-year or 3-year Extended Warranty available for US customers sold separately
Included the box • Amazon Kindle Oasis (2nd generation, 2017 release)
• USB 2.0 charging cable
• Quick Start Guide
Launch dates • Announcement: June 19, 2019
• Pre-orders: June 19, 2019
• Release: July 24, 2019
Prices • 8 GB, Wi-Fi, with special offers – $249.99
• 8 GB, Wi-Fi, without special offers – $269.99
• 32 GB, Wi-Fi, with special offers – $279.99
• 32 GB, Wi-Fi, without special offers – $299.99
• 32 GB, Wi-Fi + Cellular, without special offers – planned
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