The Amazon Kindle Oasis 2 is slim and can swim

The Amazon Kindle Oasis 2 has a bigger screen, is super slim, and can swim as well. This first water-proof Kindle can withstand splashes or a submersion in water of up to two meters of fresh water for up to 60 minutes.

If you purchase one, you will also be able to download and listen to audiobooks with the free Audible app by pairing with Bluetooth devices.

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2 Specifications

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz; CDMA 800 / TD-SCDMA
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G: 4G LTE connectivity in the US where available
  • OS: Kindle Oasis: 5.8.10

Amazon Kindle Oasis 2


  • Dimensions: 159 x 141 x 3.4-8.3 mm
  • Weight: 194 g
  • Display: 7 inches (300 PPI), Paperwhite display with E Ink Carta and built-in light, optimized font technology, 16-level gray scale display
  • Build: Aluminium + Plastic. IPX8 water-proof
  • Colours: Graphite, Aluminum back


  • Internal Storage: 8 GB / 32 GB


  • Audio Support: Audible audio format (AAX).


  • Bluetooth: v4.1 A2D2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • USB: microUSB v2.0


  • Charging: Regular
  • Battery: Unspecified
  • Announcement: October 11, 2017
  • Availability: October 31, 2017
  • Phone Price: $250 / $300 (128 GB)

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2 thoughts on “The Amazon Kindle Oasis 2 is slim and can swim

  • October 16, 2017 at 11:15 am

    The way the article said “it can swim…” I was expecting to see fins and stuff

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