Ebooks – Kobo Aura H20 – available in South Africa

After an absence of a couple of years or so, Kobo has made a reappearance in South Africa with an ad for the Aura H20 appearing on p3 of the latest Incredible Connection’s knock ‘n’ drop insert (3 – 6 Nov 2016).

More information on the device can be found at Kobo US


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Kobo Aura H2O

Features: Waterproof and sandproof. IP certified, can be immersed for up to 30 minutes in up to 1 meter of water with port cover closed
Screen: Extra-large 6.8” Carta E Ink HD touchscreen with high, 1430 x 1080 resolution, 265 dpi
Weight: 233 g
Size: 179 x 129 x 9.7 mm
Storage: 4 GB on-board memory, holds up to 3,000 eBooks
Front-light: Built-in, fully adjustable ComfortLight with micro-thin coating for durability and even light distribution
Customizability: TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and 24 sizes to choose from
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 2 months*
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese
Other: No advertising, no interruptions

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*Dependent on individual usage