Waterproof e-readers: Amazon’s just-released 7″ Kindle Oasis isn’t your only choice

By Alan Cairns

Read poolside, at the beach, or in the bathtub? Tempted to buy the new waterproof Amazon Kindle Oasis with a seven-inch screen?

Maybe you should. But first read this.

Competitors like Kobo and Nook have offered waterproof e-readers for years. Amazon is the one catching up here despite other new wrinkles.

Ahead we’ll compare the new Oasis with three other waterproof e-readers, and you’ll also learn about waterproof cases, including ones for the older six-inch Oasis.

Kindle Oasis 7″ model

The “all-new” seven-inch Kindle Oasis carries an IPX8 waterproof rating, which means it has been tested in at least a meter of water and in hot tubs, pools, and bathtubs. See our previous posts on the seven incher’s introduction and a test dunk that the Kindle Chronicles‘s Len Edgerly gave the new model in the Atlantic Ocean.

Building on the success of the previous…

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