Sunday, 19 June 2011

Kobo eReader Touch Edition is Available in Canada and US


Kobo announced that the new Kobo eReader Touch Edition is available in stores and online at leading retailers including Indigo, Best Buy, Walmart and Borders with a MSRP of $129.99 USD and $139.99 CDN.

In stores now for Father's Day and graduation gifting, the Kobo Touch Edition is the perfect gift for dads, grads and those looking for summer reading fun. Kobo also offers a Father's Day Gift Guide with other great gifting ideas at

Kobo eReader Touch Edition features include:

  • Beautiful, new contemporary design
  • The latest Pearl 6" E Ink screen
  • Slimmer, lighter, and smaller – for easy travel
  • A single home button that eliminates clutter so you can focus on reading
  • Flicker-free page turns - enhanced technology enables flicker-free page turns for an uninterrupted reading experience
  • Easy-to-use and the ultimate in comfort – read for hours without strain
  • High performance engine for ultra-fast page turning, low power consumption
  • Long battery life that delivers a month of reading on a single charge
  • Real Touch experience – use zForce infrared touch technology for tap/swipe Page turns, long press highlights and look up, zoom and rotate
  • Intuitive browsing experience – navigate quickly through entire chapters or your entire library
  • Customizable fonts – two font styles and 12 font sizes
  • Build your shortlist - quickly create shortcut to favorite books or current reads
  • Easily highlight passages within a book
  • Read PDFs - Download, access and read personal and professional documents. Zoom in and magnify images, drag your finger to explore the page. Double tap to fast zoom 200%
  • Access more than 2.3 million eBook titles wirelessly or through USB connection
  • Browse, buy and download eBooks in minutes with a few quick taps
  • Read almost any format - supports the most content of any eReader
  • Get started reading quickly with 15 free hand-picked previews of the hottest new books
  • Get free, two-week trials of the most popular newspapers and magazines
  • Supported file formats include: Books: EPUB, PDF and MOBI; Documents: PDF;
  • Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP and TIFF; Text: TXT, HTML and RTF; Comic Books: CBZ and CBR
  • Kobo offers 1 million FREE titles
  • Borrow and read eBooks for your local public library
  • Read across devices and pick up from the last page read with Kobo's synched bookmark technology


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