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Summer Reading with Waterproof E-Readers – Dive into Your Favorite Books, Rain or Shine!

Posted by Brandon LaBelle on 2024-07-02

As the sun graces us with its warm embrace, it’s time to indulge in some captivating reads. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, relaxing on the beach, or simply enjoying the great outdoors, a trusty e-reader is your perfect companion. And when it comes to summer, waterproof e-readers take the spotlight! 

Top Waterproof E-Readers for Summer 2024 

Kobo Libra Colour 

A touch of luxury awaits with the Kobo Libra Colour eReader. Its 7-inch color touchscreen is perfect for summer escapades. And yes, it’s waterproof too! 

PocketBook Inkpad Color 3  

Another color ePaper champion, this e-reader boasts an IPX8 rating. It fearlessly dives into fresh water up to 2 meters deep for a full hour. So go ahead, read in the rain or take it to the beach – it’s got you covered! 

Barnes & Noble Nook Glowlight Plus 7.8 

This gem has been a favorite since 2019. With IPx7 certification, it can survive a 3-foot water submersion for up to 30 minutes. Spilled drinks? No problem. Bathtub reading? Absolutely. Just remember, the touchscreen won’t work underwater, but the manual page turn buttons will save the day. 

Kindle Oasis 3 

Amazon’s premium e-reader, the Oasis, meets the IPX8 standard. It can withstand immersion in 2 meters of fresh water for an hour. Plus, it’s your gateway to a vast e-book library. 

Celebrate July 4 with a Good Book! 

As fireworks light up the sky, why not ignite your imagination with a thrilling novel? Whether you’re reading poolside, lakeside, or under the stars, these e-readers ensure your literary adventures stay afloat.  
Happy summer reading, bookworms!   



Several Kobo products are waterproof

Credit: Kobo

Topics: eNote, Consumer Devices, eReaders, ePaper

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