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Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader - Silver

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Product Name Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader - Silver
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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Overview

Kobo Touch Digital Text Reader - Silver - Secure Digital (SD) Card - 2 GB Flash - 15.2 cm (6") Display - Touchscreen - Wireless LAN - USB

Key Features

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

Specifications

General Information
ManufacturerKobo, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberN905-KBO-S
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.koboereader.com
Brand NameKobo
Product ModelTouch
Product NameTouch Digital Text Reader
Product TypeDigital Text Reader
Technical Information
Text FormatsMOB
ePub
PDF
TXT
HTML
RTF
FeaturesBookmark
Content Search
Processor & Chipset
Processor ManufacturerFreescale
Memory
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card
Storage
Flash Memory Capacity2 GB
Display & Graphics
Screen Size15.2 cm (6")
Display Screen TypeE Ink
Display Screen TechnologyElectronic Paper
TouchscreenYes
Image
Image FormatsGIF
TIF
JPEG
BMP
PNG
Network & Communication
Wireless LANYes
Interfaces/Ports
Host InterfaceUSB
Battery Information
Battery Built-inYes
Battery ChemistryLithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Physical Characteristics
ColourSilver
Height208.0 mm
Width114.0 mm
Depth10.0 mm
Weight (Approximate)185.0 g
Warranty
Limited Warranty1 Year

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Summary of Reviews

Overall rating

75

out of 100

Very Good

based on 654 ratings

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(19)
User Rating
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Battery Performance
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Display
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Ease Of Use
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Overall Quality
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Performance
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Value For Money
(86)

easy to use, compact, fast, lightweight, durable

Showing 10 expert reviews

Review date:

30/11/2011

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.

Review date:

20/06/2011

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

Lightweight design, Comfortable soft-touch coating, Crisp Pearl E Ink touchscreen, Reads open EPUB format

No physical page-turn buttons, Touchscreen isn't as responsive as the competition, Limited font, line spacing, and margin choices, Wi-Fi connectivity issues, No notes and limited bookmarks, Need to connect to a PC to set up

Review date:

2/08/2011

Reviewed by MobileTechReview.com

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

Review date:

17/06/2011

Reviewed by Macworld

Playlist Kobo eReader Touch Edition

(1 items) 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...Read more

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

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

Review date:

14/01/2012

Reviewed by Channel5

The Kobo Touch is a very good, and highly commended tablet with a great touchscreen, and is more than capable of acting as an alternative to the Amazon Kindle. That said , we'd still prefer an Amazon Kindle....Read more

If you're going to carry an eReader on your person it should be built for doing so. Thankfully the Kobo Touch is. Weighing just 186 grams it's incredibly lightweight, and very robust. You can bet the Kobo Touch will be able to take a knock or two.

The Kobo Touch is a terrific eReader, but in terms of features, we're still talking the basics. In this respect, the Amazon Kindle and Amazon Kindle Touch are still the more desirable eReaders. Some eBooks are also more costly on Kobo eBooks than they are

Review date:

13/06/2011

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

Review date:

13/06/2011

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

Review date:

14/06/2011

Reviewed by Techworld

Kobo eReader Touch Edition review

The Kobo eReader Touch Edition, the company's third e-reader, is its best yet. Flaws remain, but aside from the slow shopping, the eReader Touch Edition is responsive, has an easily navigable interface, and provides a lot of functionality in a tight space...Read more

Review date:

25/11/2011

Reviewed by Pocket Lint

Kobo eReader Touch Edition review

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

Review date:

4/11/2011

Reviewed by Stuff.tv

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

Showing 10 user reviews

Review date:

1/07/2014

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

Review date:

3/04/2014

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

Review date:

4/03/2014

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

Review date:

3/12/2013

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

Review date:

28/11/2013

Reviewed by Lou Weber (Amazon)

nfg

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

Review date:

21/10/2013

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

Review date:

25/07/2014

Reviewed by MisterTickle (REVIEW STREAM)

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

Review date:

9/12/2013

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

Review date:

21/09/2013

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

Review date:

9/08/2013

Reviewed by dbuk2000 (Ciao)

Kobo Touch Review

"I have had the Kobo Touch for a year now, and did a fair bit of research before choosing between the main two rivals of the Kobo and the Kindle and hopefully my review will help someone else make the same choice....Read more

Can store lots of books, long battery life

Broke down after 10 months, takes a second to change page

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