Amazon has recently overhauled its top of the line e-reader, the Kindle Oasis. The 2017 edition of Kindle Oasis comes with great new features. In this article, we’ll cover the new features of this device and how can you get yourselves of your very own Kindle Oasis Australia at the same time as with all US residents.
Here’s a sneak peak of what Kindle Oasis got and how to buy your own Kindle Oasis Australia:
Bigger 7-inch Display
From the usual 6-inch screen, Kindle Oasis now boast a 7-inch screen maintaining a pixel density of 300 ppi. With the larger display, the new electronic reader fits in 30-percent more words in every page.
It’s now Waterproof!
You can now take your Kindle Oasis to the pool without any worry that it might get wet dipped into the water. Kindle Oasis is now waterproof! The device is equipped with IPX8 and can withstand fresh water of up to 2-meter dip for 60 minutes.
Audible is Back!
Missed your audiobooks on your Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage, or old Kindle Oasis? Well, they’re back on this new e-reader. Kindle Oasis 2017 supports audiobooks. The device is also bluetooth-ready so your can pair your wireless headphones or speakers while you listen to your audio stories.
The New Kindle Oasis is cheaper at its price tag of only USD 249.99. The older version was sold at USD 290.00. At USD 309.97 you can get the new model bundled with power adapter and a premium leather cover that seamlessly snaps onto the device.
Store more books with its bigger storage capacity.
Kindle Oasis Australia is equipped with a minimum of 8 GB storage and a maximum of 16 GB. So you have more space for your ebooks and audiobooks.
More Built-in Lights
This new e-reader now has 12 LEDs from the previous 6 LEDs and retains its ever useful adaptive light sensor.
New Premium Look
Kindle Oasis Australia is a stunner with its aluminum back. It comes in Graphite and Aluminum color. The boring black color featured in older versions is no longer available.
Kindle Oasis Australia 2017
The big question however is where can you buy Kindle Oasis 2017 in Australia? We’ve got the answer for you. Read on.
As of the moment, Kindle Oasis is only sold at Amazon.com and the store only ships the same to US address. So unlike your Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage, you cannot just yet order Kindle Oasis 2017 at Amazon.com from Australia. If you want to order this in time for the upcoming holidays, Amazon.com might not make it officially available yet to its international customers.
But here’s how you can go about it.
Just follow these steps and your good to go:
1. Sign up for a virtual US address at Shipito.com. It’s free to join.
Shipito is a freight forwarder that provides virtual USA addresses to international shoppers who want to order from USA stores that don’t ship internationally.
2. Head to Amazon Kindle Oasis 2017 page here where you can get the E-reader at its lowest price.
Go to the link provided and order your own Kindle Oasis directly at Amazon US website. Do your usual check out procedure but don’t forget to use your Shipito Address as your Amazon Shipping Address. Then, pay as you usually do.
3. Check your Shipito Account and Ship Out.
Once you have completed your order at Amazon, the store will send your order to your USA address. Shipito is there to receive your package and will inform you through your Shipito Account once your package arrives. If it does, just ship out the package and send it to your usual address in Australia.
4. Wait for your package to arrive in Australia.
Once you shipped out your package from Shipito, all you have to do is to wait until your new Kindle Oasis reaches your doorstep. You don’t have to worry about insurance, customs, clearance, local shipping and other stuffs. Shipito will do that for you.
In the News
Kindle Oasis 2017 gave the tech industry a break from all the smartphone launches we had in the past month. Amazon does not want to be left behind and wants to have its own share in the pie of holiday sales. Thus, the launch of the new Kindle Oasis.
The Verge noted that this device serves as Amazon’s 10th anniversary Kindle device, and the waterproof e-reader is long overdue.
Gizmodo, on the other hand, wrote that the New Kindle Oasis addresses the shortcomings of its predecessor and included new welcome features.
Lifehacker quickly compares the newly launched e-reader with its competitors. According to the tech site, the Nook GlowLight is a better alternative if you are looking for a premium look at a cheaper price. But all-in-all, the New Kindle Oasis is the best option in the market.
Your Kindle Oasis Australia
The Kindle Oasis 2017 is indeed packed with new features that will greatly help in its functionality. The added waterproof technology is a welcome added feature that readers would really love. And as with all previous Kindle model releases, Australians are surely excited to get hold of this new device. With the holidays fast approaching, make sure you place your orders as soon as possible before it gets out of stock.
If you have placed your orders using our method, make sure to come back and tell us in the comment section your Kindle Oasis Australia shopping experience.
*images used are from amazon.com