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Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader

Product Name Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader
Brand Name Kobo (View all Kobo products)
Manufacturer Part No N905-KBO-S
Wiseguys Part No 188843_3
Product Condition New
Warranty 1 Year RTB or Full Manufacturer Warranty Period (Learn more)
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Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader - MOB, ePub, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF - GIF, TIF, JPEG, BMP, PNG - 15.2 cm (6") Display - 2 GB Flash

Key Features

Flash Memory Capacity2 GB
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card
Product TypeDigital Text Reader
Screen Size15.2 cm (6")


General Information
ManufacturerKobo, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberN905-KBO-S
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NameKobo
Product ModelTouch
Product NameTouch Digital Text Reader
Product TypeDigital Text Reader
Technical Information
Text FormatsMOB
Content Search
Processor & Chipset
Processor ManufacturerFreescale
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card
Flash Memory Capacity2 GB
Display & Graphics
Screen Size15.2 cm (6")
Display Screen TypeE Ink
Display Screen TechnologyElectronic Paper
Image FormatsGIF
Network & Communication
Wireless LANYes
Host InterfaceUSB
Battery Information
Battery Built-inYes
Battery ChemistryLithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Physical Characteristics
Height208 mm
Width114 mm
Depth10 mm
Weight (Approximate)185 g
Limited Warranty1 Year

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based on 643 ratings

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easy to use, compact, fast, reliability, durable

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Reviewed by PC Magazine

Kobo eReader Touch Edition

Kobo's not the first name you'd think of when naming ebook reader manufacturers, nor is it the second. Those honors, I'd wager, go to Amazon and Barnes & Noble, respectively (though Barnes & Noble's new Nook Touch Reader ($139, 4.5 stars) might flip that...Read more

Light and small. Crisp 6-inch E Ink screen. Syncs with Kobo apps on other devices.

Occasionally slow and laggy. No hardware buttons for turning pages. Setup requires a computer.

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Kobo Touch

Kobo is an online ebook seller based in Canada, and the Kobo Touch is their second ereader. It has a 6" Pearl E-Ink display that's readable outdoors like the Kindle 3 and Nook Touch , and the display supports 16 shades of gray. It's fairly light at 6.5 ou...Read more

Touch screen, clear E-Ink Pearl display

Text not quite as crisp as Kindle 3, sometimes sluggish

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Reviewed by LAPTOP Magazine

Kobo eReader Touch Edition Review

Kobo has a long history of producing low-cost eReaders that look good, but are reliably undercut by Barnes & Noble and/or Amazon shortly thereafter. The company's newest device, the $129 Kobo eReader Touch Edition, offers an extremely light, ergonomically...Read more

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Reviewed by PC World

Kobo eReader Touch Edition: Inexpensive Touchscreen E-Reader Makes Few Concessions

It's rare to find an inexpensive product that also introduces innovation into its category....Read more

Responsive touchscreen, Less page-turn flicker than before, Light weight

Some echoes of previous page's display, Slow shopping procedure

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Reviewed by PC World

Kobo eReader Touch Edition: Inexpensive Touchscreen E-Reader Makes Few Concessions

Updated: 11/22/2 011 It's rare to find an inexpensive product that also introduces innovation into its category....Read more

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Reviewed by Techworld

Kobo eReader Touch Edition review

It's rare to find an inexpensive product that also introduces innovation into its category. And yet that's exactly what Kobo Books' Kobo eReader Touch Edition does. The company's third generation e-reader, this model is the smallest and lightest 6-inch E...Read more

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Reviewed by Pocket Lint

Kobo eReader Touch Edition

The ebook reader market is a funny one, because it has been typically dominated by a couple of companies. With the Amazon Kindle and the Sony Readers being the most popular devices. The real difference between these devices is content. Amazon distribute i...Read more

Cross-device syncing, EPUB support means you can shop around for the best deals, well built

Some functions only apply to books you buy from the Kobo store, not to sideloaded content

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Kobo Touch review

As neither the Amazon Kindle Fire nor Kindle Touch are available in the UK, the Kobo Touch certainly has an advantage over its main rival thanks to the inclusion of a touchscreen, although some of you may prefer to stick to side-mounted buttons....Read more

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Reviewed by TechRadar UK

Kobo eReader Touch

For a while it was looking as if Amazon had the UK ebook market to itself: while rival booksellers offered a range of ebook readers from the likes of Elonex and Sony, nobody offered the soup-to-nuts service of Amazon's Kindle , store and associated apps....Read more

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Reviewed by PC Pro

Kobo eReader Touch

For a long time in the UK, Sony and Amazon have ruled the ebook reader roost. Now, though, there's a new player - Kobo - and its eReader Touch is a real eye-opener....Read more

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Reviewed by 47livalex91 (Ebay)

No. Never. I tell you, no way!

Unfortunately, I must have hit a faulty one because it crashes every now and then and on top of that the battery gets empty spontaneously. I then have to recharge it and restart in with the use o a pin but I don't know when it is going to crash again....Read more

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Reviewed by Derek P. (Newegg)

Do not buy

Don't buy such a low quality product. Look at kindles or nooks or something else....Read more

great battery life, responsive screen

very easily broken screen. Customer service is pretty bad. After a year just about everyone's fails to turn on from failed software and hardware

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Reviewed by fally88 (Ebay)

Nice quality and price balance.

- Unfortunately, this e-reader recognizes only two e-book's formats: pdf and epub. But when you read books in pdf there are still some issues. If you fit page to display, then the font size is realy tiny....Read more

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Reviewed by jill.brad (Ebay)

Love having books at our finger tips

Bought another one because sharing one ereader just doesn't work! As older citizens, learning one version of techno gadgetry is enough wasn't even tempted to look at another brand....Read more

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Reviewed by N. Walden "pageturner" (Amazon)

Excellent E-Reader

I love my Kobo! Super lightweight, clear and clean print and pictures, fast loading, easy to download new books. The only thing that I wish was better is the ability to jump to a different page. If I could type in a specific page, I would be much happier....Read more

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Reviewed by Lou Weber (Amazon)


neither of the cords were included (as stated),cost me double to buy them,blogs revealed some nasty idiocincracies of the "Vox E reader",which I now know this is,it's at the local radio shack,hopefully they can reset it which I was unable to do. yikes wha...Read more

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Reviewed by Desmond Gamble (Amazon)

Gift for smone else

This was an excellent product what what it will be used for. It was inexpensive, but served its purpose. It was received in excellent condition. All the parts were in the packaging as if it were still new. I would recommend it to anyone....Read more

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Reviewed by MisterTickle (ReviewStream)

Kobo Touch E-Reader

The Kobo Touch is the new and improved ereader by Kobo. This ereader features a 2 gigabytes internal memory, which can store thousands of ebooks. I will never run out of space again. It has a 7 inch fully touch screen navigation for easier control....Read more

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Reviewed by hannah867 (Ciao)

Perfect for any book lovers!

"...Kara now! Before buying the Kobo I did lots of research into it and the Kindle and I discovered I much preferred the idea of a touch screen. It is so easy to change the page, zoom in and out and select quotations or paragraphs....Read more

Design, easy to operate, value for money, handy

Not the most robust device

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Reviewed by Simba1805 (Ciao)

Great Change from the kindle

"...of time but with the kobo also being able to store PDFs I saw this was something that I simple could not get When the e-reader arrived it was package in a similar but slightly less appealing version of the kindle box with you simple having to lift it...Read more

Only 40 pounds

The Back has rather a strange finish

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