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Kobo Aura One e-Reader offers slim design, Water-resistance & big display

Kobo, the popular e-Reader manufacturer (now owned by online retailer Rakuten) has launched its latest e-Reader, Kobo Aura that offers a big display, slim design and water-resistance for a price of $229.99. Kobo aura boasts of a 7.8” display with 1872 x 1404 resolution. In spite of  big display real-estate it weighs only 230 gm and boasts of a slim design at 6.9 mm thickness. Read on for Kobo Aura One Specs, Features, Release Date, comparison vs Kindle and pre-order / buy link.

Kobo Aura One Specs & Features:

Screen: 7.8” HD Carta E Ink touchscreen, 1872 x 1404 resolution 300 dpi
Weight: 230 g
Size: 195.1 x 138.5 x 6.9 mm
Storage: 8 GB on-board memory, holds up to 6,000 eBooks
Front-light: ComfortLight PRO – Reduces blue-light exposure and protects your eyes for the best nighttime reading experience.
Customizability: TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and over 50 font styles
Exclusive font weight and sharpness settings
Supported formats: 14 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)
Read eBooks borrowed from Public Library
Connectivity: Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB
Battery Life: Up to 1 month*
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish

Kobo Aura One Price & Release Date:

Kobo Aura is priced at $229.99 and will be on pre-order starting August 30.

Kobo Aura One vs Kindle:

Kobo aura One offers some advantages over Kindle e-Readers including,

  • Bigger display
  • Water-resistance
  • High resolution 1,872 x 1,404 that translates to 300-pixels per inch display
  • Color temperature control
  • 8GB Internal storage

Kobo Aura One pre-order link:

You can pre-order it by following the link below.

Pre-order link

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