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Kobo eReader Now Available in Australia

Posted on May 23rd, 2010 by in Uncategorized

The Kobo eBook Reader is the latest ebook reader to hit the Australian market. On sale at both Angus & Robertson and Borders it is now available for pre-order. It will go head to head with the Australian Kindle and should prove to be a hot seller, especially for Christmas.Kobo eReaderHere are the key features of the Australian Kobo eReader

  • 1GB Ram holds 1000 books.
  • Comes pre-loaded with 100 classic novels
  • 5 selectable font sizes
  • Quilted back cover
  • Simple 4 button interface
  • Bluetooth
  • 2 week battery charge

Australian buyers need to think about the following before purchasing

  • The Kobo does not have a online ordering store like the Australian Kindle. Books need to be purchased via your PC and transferred to the Kobo using the included USB cable.
  • The Kobo supports the EPUB standard as well as having support for PDFs
  • PC, Mac, iPhone and Blackberry apps are available and you can snych your Kobo to these devices if you have them installed
  • Supports up to a 4GB memory card for expansion

BookOffers.com.au will feature a full review shortly. The Kobo eReader is available from Angus & Robertson & Borders for $199.

Here is the direct link to purchase a Australian Kobo.

Kobo eReader Packaging


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  1. Hanneke said on September 18th, 2010 at 10:58 pm

    The Kobo is available at Borders Australia for $ 179!!!

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