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Kindle Oasis (2019)
Kindle Oasis (2019)
Kindle Oasis (2019)
Kindle Oasis (2019)
Kindle Oasis (2019)

Informr score
The Kindle Oasis (2019) currently has an Informr score of 8.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 27 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Crisp, flush display
  • Adjustable screen temperature
  • Audible support
  • Plenty of storage
  • Premium design and feel
  • Battery life

What's bad

  • Price
  • Asymmetrical design might not be for everyone

Unlike the jump from the original Oasis to the 2017 model, Amazon's latest release -- the Kindle Oasis (2019) or Kindle Oasis (3rd generation) -- is more of a minor update than a major overhaul.

In fact, there are only 3 changes to be found -- but one of them could be very important to you depending on when and where you read.

Let's get the smaller ones out of the way first:

  1. The Kindle Oasis 2019 features an optimized page-turning system. While Amazon claims its the fastest ever, the Oasis 2017 was no slouch and few reviewers noticed an obvious difference.
  2. It's slightly more expensive. Which wouldn't always be a big deal, but the Oasis series has always had luxury pricing. If you're looking for a budget e-reader, the Oasis (2019) is not it.

But the big update which should interest anyone looking at the Kindle Oasis 2019 is the screen.

This is the first Kindle e-reader to feature a temperature adjustable light.

This means you can make the screen warmer (yellower) or cooler (bluer) based on your preferences. It should also help to reduce eyestrain on those late-night reading binges.

Reviewers found the lighting smooth and the adjustment capabilities nice. You can even schedule when you'd like the temperature to change so you never have to dive into the settings yourself.

Otherwise, the Kindle Oasis (2019) is identical to the Oasis (2017) -- it even supports the same accessories. So if you'd like to know about performance, screen quality, Audible support, and other factors, be sure to check out our Kindle Oasis (2017) summary for a full run down of what reviewer's are saying.

Screen Size
Screen Size
8/32 GB
8/32 GB
21 hours
Reading Time

What the Critics Are Saying...

Business Insider
Business Insider

Amazon's Kindle Oasis is still a great e-reader for buyers who want physical page turn buttons and premium features like rotating screen orientation, but at over four years old, this model is showing its age.

- Sarah Saril, Business Insider
Tom's Guide
Tom's Guide

With its sleek metallic design, clicky buttons and new customizable page hues, the Amazon Kindle Oasis offers more than your average e-reader. If only its price weren't nearly twice as much as the Paperwhite's.

- Henry T. Casey, Tom's Guide

Despite being an infinitesimal upgrade on its predecessor, the new Kindle Oasis still stands head and shoulders above every other ereader on the market right now. With a high-resolution e-ink display with variable levels of warmth, a waterproof aluminium design, physical page-turn buttons, and the a...

- Aaron Brown, T3

The Kindle Oasis is the most premium ereader experience right now, with a large, high-quality screen, automatic brightness and even display warmth settings. However, despite all its bells and whistles, the Oasis doesn’t quite feel like it justifies its high asking price.

- Tom Bedford, TechRadar
Laptop Mag
Laptop Mag

For $249, the Kindle Oasis provides a premium reading experience with the ability to read just about anywhere thanks to its numerous brightness settings and waterproofing. And thanks to its long battery life, it can be used as an everyday device for any book lover who doesn’t want to lug around a to...

- Ally Thomas, Laptop Mag

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Screen Size

The Kindle Oasis (2019)'s screen size is 7 inches with 1264 x 1680 pixels resolution.


There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

8/32 GB

Internal memory is 8/32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
21 hours

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1130 mAh battery. Battery life is rated for up to 21 hours reading time according to Amazon's.

Kindle Oasis (2019) Specs

Release Date July 24, 2019
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Custom

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Processor Freescale/NXP IMX7 Dual-core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8/32 GB
RAM 512 MB
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1130 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 3 hours
Reading Time Up to 21 hours
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Graphite, Champagne Gold
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16 x 14.2 x 0.3 cm (6.3 x 5.6 x 0.1 in)
Weight 188
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Resolution 1264 x 1680 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 7 inches
Sensors Ambient Light
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Yes
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats No
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported AZW, AZW3, BMP, DOC, DOCX, GIF, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, TXT
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Kindle Oasis 3
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