Amazon Kindle Oasis is crazy thin, and crazy expensive (CNET Update)



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33 thoughts on “Amazon Kindle Oasis is crazy thin, and crazy expensive (CNET Update)

  • April 14, 2016 at 3:03 am
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    Okay, CNET needs to get their interlacing shit together, this is like the third time.

  • April 14, 2016 at 3:18 am
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    I really really really really HOPE! No one will buy that piece of crap candle tablet

  • April 14, 2016 at 6:08 am
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    Virus in a charger? Next year: could a wooden table disable your phone?

  • April 14, 2016 at 6:29 am
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    I didn't get that feature on google calendar! or is it not out yet?

  • April 14, 2016 at 8:26 am
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    you guys, check the voice, its like SSSsss its not so clear, i checked this vid. in 3 iphones n the same :/

  • April 14, 2016 at 8:58 am
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    Those eyes! Haha, seriously, maybe they have been selling them below cost for years and now have decided to make some profit.

  • April 14, 2016 at 11:30 am
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    People spend $300-$400 on a Bluetooth speaker, so what's the big deal about the price?

  • April 14, 2016 at 11:53 am
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    Back in my day if you didn't like how something was priced, you just didn't buy it. These days you go on the Internet and bitch about it

  • April 14, 2016 at 1:50 pm
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    Almost 300 dollars for a thin Kindle? You think Jeff would have learned his lesson with the Fire OS phone. Well, if you must have one, just wait a couple months since they'll eventually be reduced to around 150 or so.

  • April 14, 2016 at 4:14 pm
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    Sound was not sync perfectly, its half of a sec delayed on reaction!

  • April 15, 2016 at 4:50 am
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    I love the daily CNET update. Thanks! Bridget and the team behind!

  • April 15, 2016 at 7:05 am
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    this is kinda more expensive than what i have expected…hmm…

  • April 15, 2016 at 7:58 am
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    Seriously? 300 bucks is nothing. Many people have money Cnet.

  • April 15, 2016 at 5:12 pm
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    I want Bridget to be my cougar step mom, and take care of me when i'm sick

  • April 15, 2016 at 11:29 pm
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    I didn't buy the voyage because I wanted to wait for a new kindle paperwhite version and now this…I guess I pass.

  • April 18, 2016 at 6:18 pm
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    I think when she gets home she slits her wrists to crawl

  • April 20, 2016 at 3:07 pm
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    Bridget I could not disagree with you more about the Oasis let's break down the REAL prices. The Oasis comes with a very premium leather case, crazy extra battery power, and better lighting. Price for Oasis with wifi and 3G with offers is $359.99.
    Now compare it to the Voyage WITH the accessories to match up to the Oasis. The Voyage with wifi and 3G with offers costs 299.97. Now add the official Amazon leather origami case for 59.99. Then add an Amazon potable power device (which I'm sure is inferior to the extra power of the oasis). Which costs 39.99. Which brings the price up to$299.97. So the Oasis is superior and only costs ? $60 more. And as someone who reads for hours at a time and gets headaches from tablets with backlit screens the Oasis actually has a reasonable price. The only drawback is I ordered the Merlot Oasis with 3G and without offers and because there is a back order already I am sad that I have to wait until Sept for it to arrive. But I know it is worth wait!

  • May 11, 2016 at 2:19 am
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    amazon are psycho.all they do is make a very thin kindle and slap 300
    back to it and think people will fall for it .no new features no new
    tech ? big FAIL!They can shelve it where they shelved the amazon phone!

  • October 15, 2017 at 9:05 am
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    why is the sound on this video so bad? S sounds horrific

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