Just about anywhere, you can do some reading with so many portable devices made available in the market. You can read about that flooring problem you have – who knows, you might just find a good article about in your online library, or maybe you can check the latest New York Times bestseller, or whatever it is that interests you.
One of the best times to do some leisure reading is when you’re at the beach, but if you worry about soaking it up, then you better get yourself a waterproof E-Reader!
Here’s a list of what’s the latest available eBook on the Market today.
Kindle Oasis 2
- The second gen Oasis is and it’s also the first Kindle to have a 7-inch screen, this is Amazon’s first waterproof Kindle.
- It can withstand being submerged in up to 2 meters of water for up to 60 minutes with an IPX8 rating.
Waterfi Kindle Paperwhite
- For the past 5 years, Waterfi has been selling Kindle Paperwhites that they waterproof themselves aftermarket.
- They come with a 1-year warranty and have an IPX8 rating but Waterfi isn’t even allowed to call it a Kindle on the product page.
- The item is pretty expensive which is a drawback; for only $20 more, you can obtain a satisfying Kindle Oasis 2.
Kobo Aura One
- With an IPX8 rating, the 7.8-inch Kobo Aura One has HZO Protection
- In up to 2 meters of water, making it waterproof for up to 60 minutes. It is also waterproof for the limited Edition 32GB model.
Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2
- The latest waterproof e-reader from Kobo is the second generation Kobo Aura H2O.
- Like the Aura One, it has an IPX8 rating and it has a smaller 6.8-inch screen.
Kobo Aura H2O
- One of the first waterproof e-readers available was the first gen Kobo Aura H2O.
- It’s not quite as waterproof as the other models, but it can withstand being submerged in up to 1 meter of water for 30 minutes and with IP67 certified.
Nook Glowlight Plus
- With an IP67 rating, B&N’s previous Nook model was waterproof.
- For $79, it’s still available new on Amazon and B&N sells them refurbished making it the cheapest waterproof e-reader available to purchase.
Pocketbook Aqua 2
- The Pocketbook Aqua 2 is another choice for a waterproof ebook reader as Pocketbook e-readers aren’t widely available.
- It’s not quite as waterproof as some other models but it can handle being dropped into 1 meter of water and it has an IP57 rating.
Tolino Vision 4 HD
- Available in parts of Europe but Tolino is a brand that’s not sold in North America.
- Available in 6-inch model
- It comes with Water Protection by HZO, and at a depth of 1 meter making it waterproof for 30 minutes.
- Available in 7.8-inch model
- It’s waterproof for up to 30 minutes in 1 meter of water and has the same waterproofing as the Vision 4 HD.