Kobo Aura One unveiled with high-res display and water resistance
Kobo, a manufacturer of e-readers battling with Amazon’s Kindle, has a new device that peaks on specs for a portable electronic book.
The Kobo Aura One has a 7.8-inch display packing 300 pixels per inch or just on the threshold of high-density panels. Its color temperature can be automatically or manually adjust according to the liking of the owner which is a good touch when reading in the dark. The reader is just 6.9mm thin and weighs 230 grams. It’s also water resistant with an IPX8 certification up to 2 meters of water.
Inside is a 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM that’s already a fast configuration for e-readers. The software of the Aura One allows for easy access to their store where you can buy or even lend books.
The Kobo Aura One will be available on September 6 forUS$229 or roughly Php 10,600.