96points

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB

81points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

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Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
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81
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Why is Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • 28g lighter
    194gvs222g
  • 0.8mm thinner
    8.3mmvs9.1mm
  • Has free syncing OTA
  • 10mm shorter
    159mmvs169mm
  • 1h shorter charge time
    3hvs4h
  • Weather sealed
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G better than Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB?

  • 1 more file types supported
    14vs13
  • 3.32% less body volume
    179.93cm³vs186.07770000000002cm³
  • 24mm narrower
    117mmvs141mm
  • Can be updated over-the-air

Top specs and features

Design

1.volume

186.08cm³

179.93cm³

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

2.weight

194g

222g

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

3.height

159mm

169mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

4.thickness

8.3mm

9.1mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

5.width

141mm

117mm

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

6.Weather sealed
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.

2.is self-lit
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

3.has a anti-reflection coating
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

4.pixel density

300ppi

212ppi

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

300ppi

5.Has an e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.

6.has a touch screen
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

Tolino Vision 2

2.internal storage

32GB

2GB

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

2.has a search browser
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

3.Has WiFi
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has a cellular module
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Battery

1.charge time

3h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony PRS T2

2h

2.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

PocketBook PocketBook 360 Plus

4.wireless charging
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.supported file types

13

14

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

2.has dictionary
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

3.has free syncing OTA
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

4.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

5.can be updated over-the-air
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer

6.supports text-to-speech
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

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