Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is waterproof (finally!) and packs a bigger screen

When Amazon introduced the Kindle Oasis last year, its $289 price tag was a little hard to swallow. It was the prettiest Kindle yet, and it came with a neat battery cover, but otherwise offered few practical improvements over the cheaper Voyage and Paperwhite models. Now Amazon is releasing a new Oasis at $249, and it’s giving you more for the premium. The most obvious change is the new screen. With a 7 inch diagonal, it’s larger than any Kindle display other than the ill-fated DX, but Amazon has also increased the resolution to maintain the 300 ppi (read: print-like)…

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