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Kobo Readers

As part of our partnership with Kobo we are proud to sell three Kobo ereaders, the Glow, the Aura and the Aura HD, as well as the touch screen tablet Arc. You can see a description of the devices and tech specs below. We’ll also be carrying a variety of accessories, including the charger (so you don’t always have to plug the device into your computer) backs and covers, including the very cool Sleepcover Case. Go to How to Read Kobo ebooks, for more information. Stuck with a Kindle? Check out our Zola Books page (under construction) to learn more about how you can shop with us and read on your Kindle.

Already purchased one of our fine devices? Here’s what you do next, for the Mini and the Glo. (Those videos will work for the Auras as well.)

For any problems with your Kobo device, please send an email to help@kobobooks or call 855-202-4098 (8am - 12am EST)

SKU: 681495000142

Kobo Glo's revolutionary ComfortLight illuminates the screen with a soft, adjustable glow so you can read any eBook any time of day under the perfect light — no lamp required. Browse your library, look up words, and switch between screens quickly, easily, and intuitively with Kobo Glo’s highly responsive touchscreen. Make each eBook your own with in-text annotations, bookmarks, and notes. Reading something with a lot of pictures? Zoom in up to 200%, pan around images, or change page orientation all with your fingertips. If you purchase a Kobo Glo from us, all of your ebook purchases through the device will credit Porter Square Books. It's the most convenient way to read ebooks and support your locally owned independent bookstore.

Tech Specs
1 GHz processor. 6" E Ink XGA Pearl screen; 1024x758 resolution; 16-level grey scale. Built-in ComfortLight technology with micro-thin hard coating for durability and even light distribution. Responsive touchscreen for glare-free, fingerprint-resistant reading. Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB. Battery life, up to 1 month with the WiFi off. Up to 70 hours of continuous usage with ComfortLight on. 7 font styles with 24 font sizes and exclusive weight and sharpness settings. Supported file types: EPUB, PDF, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RFT, CBZ, CBR

SKU: 681495006175

Kobo Arc 7, a 7” Google-Certified multimedia tablet, makes reading magazines, kids’ books, and comics truly enjoyable. On the affordable Kobo Arc 7, the Reading Life platform makes it easy to discover, collect, and share your favourite content with
friends and family.

Display: Stunning 7” LCD 1024 x 600 screen resolution. Processor: MTK 8125 Quad-Core, 1.2 GHz. Memory: 1 GB DDR3L RAM. Storage: 8 GB, expandable up to 32 GB with microSD card. Ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI out, microSD, and 3.5mm headphone jack with in-line microphone support. Camera: Front-facing 0.3 MP camera.Connectivity: Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0.
Battery: Up to 9 hours of continuous reading/video with Wi Fi off.

SKU: 681495006052

Kobo Arc 7HD is the best high-definition, full-featured
7” Google-Certified multimedia tablet that makes reading magazines,
comics and news truly enjoyable. Kobo Arc 7HD and the Reading Life
platform make it easy to collect, share and discover more of the content
you are passionate about. Display: Stunning 7” 1920 x 1200 HD+ (323 ppi); up to 1080p video playback. Processor: NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 Quad-Core, 1.7 GHz. Memory: 1 GB DDR3L RAM.  Storage: 16 GB/32 GB. Ports: Micro USB, Micro HDMI out, and 3.5mm headphone jack within-line microphone support. Camera: Front-facing 1.3 MP (720p) HD camera. Connectivity: Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0. Battery: Up to 8 hours of continuous reading/video with Wi Fi off.Colour: Black.

SKU: 681495005864

Escape into the latest bestseller or independent title
with Kobo Aura – a contemporary, elegant 6” E Ink eReader. With an
edge-to-edge display, responsive touchscreen, and the most even
front-light on the market, Kobo Aura keeps you reading in style –day or night. Display: 6” High-res, low-glare Pearl E Ink ClarityScreen with low-flash screen technology; 212 dpi, 16 level grey. ComfortLight: Built-in front light technology for the best, most even light distribution. Processor: Freescale i.MX507 1 GHz. Storage: 4GB with option to expand up to 32GB with a microSD card. Battery Life: More than 2 months, based on 30 minutes of
reading per day with ComfortLight turned on or off and Wi Fi turned off.

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