As anticipated, Kobo has began accepting pre-orders right now for his or her new Kobo Libra H2O. It’s anticipated to get launched on September 17th.
The Kobo Libra is obtainable for $169.99 USD with free delivery from the Kobo web site.
It’s additionally accessible to order from Chapters.Indigo in Canada the place it sells for $199 CAD. If ordering within the US, the value works out about the identical after conversion and delivery.
I’ve ordered a number of totally different Kobo fashions from Chapters and haven’t had any issues, and their delivery is surprisingly quick, however returns are extra of a trouble than coping with Walmart.
Talking of Walmart, they nonetheless don’t have the Kobo Libra listed but. Large shock. However they do have some good offers on different Kobo fashions.
The Eight-inch Kobo Forma is obtainable for $249, which is $30 off the common value. And so they even have the 6-inch Kobo Aura 2 for $49 with free delivery. That’s an important deal for a frontlit book reader.
For some cause the Kobo Clara HD is $10 lower than common at $119, and it’s the identical value at Kobo however it’s not being marketed as a sale so possibly they’ve determined to decrease the value barely.
The Kobo Libra has a 7-inch E Ink display, and just like the Kobo Forma, it has web page buttons on one aspect of the display and a rotation sensor to change fingers. The system is waterproof, with an IPX8 ranking. It has 8GB of inside cupboard space. It has Kobo’s Comfortlight Professional, that means the frontlight shade might be adjusted from cool to heat.
Keep tuned for a full evaluation of the brand new Kobo Libra, plus some comparisons, later this month.