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Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
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Top 20%4,049 points
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Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Top specs and features

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB vs Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G: 36 facts in comparison

1. Has a white e-paper display

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
16% have it

2. has an external memory slot

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.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
73% have it

3. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
28% have it

4. weight

28g lighter.
194g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g
222g

5. pixel density

41.51% higher pixel density.
300ppi
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 300ppi
212ppi

6. thickness

0.8mm thinner.
8.3mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm
9.1mm

7. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
93% have it

8. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
19% have it

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
66% have it

10. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
69% have it

11. internal storage

30GB more internal storage.
32GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB
2GB

12. volume

3.32% less body volume.
186.08cm³
Sony PRS 350: 120.64cm³
179.93cm³

13. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7"
Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"
6"

14. height

10mm shorter.
159mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm
169mm

15. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
70% have it

16. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
16% have it

17. number of screen shades

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
16
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 16
16

18. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
88% have it

19. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
13
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37
14

20. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
54% have it

21. has a cellular module

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
4% have it

22. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
17% have it

23. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
13% have it

24. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 32GB
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
70% have it

25. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3h
Sony PRS T2: 2h
4h

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