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Kobo 6" eReader Touch Edition (N905-KBO-U) - Blue

  • Model Number: N905-KBO-U
  • WebID: 10172316
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The Kobo Touchscreen WiFi eReader makes reading a pleasure again. The 6-inch touchscreen display lets you swipe to turn pages, highlight text, look up words, and more. It has a 1GB storage capacity built right in, and WiFi connectivity makes it easy to download new titles. This Kobo eReader also features a soft quilted back for total reading comfort.

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  • The 6-inch E-Ink touchscreen display looks like a real page with no glare and is easily viewable even in direct sunlight

  • The touchscreen lets you swipe the screen to turn pages, highlight text, search for words and more

  • Open platform: read any eBook, PDF, or ePub that you already own

  • Shop and read on the go using Wi-Fi technology and choose from over 3 million (and counting!) books, newspapers and magazines from the Kobo bookstore, including 1 million free titles

  • The quilted back makes holding the Kobo comfortable while adding a stylish touch to its appearance

  • Synced Bookmark technology allows you to read your Kobo eBooks on any device that has the free Kobo eReading app, from your smartphone to your desktop computer

  • Choose from 7 adjustable font styles and 24 different font sizes so you can create the perfect reading environment

  • Borrow eBooks from your local library for free

  • Reading Life lets you go social with your reading, giving you awards for reading and allowing you to share favourite passages on Facebook

  • Download, access and read PDF documents, with the ability zoom and magnify

  • Simple, one button navigation and built-in virtual keyboard

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary included

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB connectivity

  • Battery charge lasts up to 4 weeks

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  • Labour - 1 Year(s)

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Display
Screen Size 6 in
Screen Resolution 600 x 800
Screen Technology E Ink
Touchscreen Yes
Colour Screen No
Greyscale Levels 16
Backlit Display No
Front-lit Display No
Screen Rotation Support Yes
Formats
Document Formats ePub; PDF; MOBI; TXT; HTML; RTF; CBZ; CBR
Image Formats JPEG; BMP; GIF; PNG; TIFF
Audio Formats No
Video Formats No
Audio
Built-In Speaker No
Built-In Microphone No
Headphone Jack No
Connectivity
USB Connection Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth No
3G Capable No
Other None
Functionality
Text Highlighting Yes
Text Size Adjustment Yes
Text Search No
Text-to-Speech No
Bookmarking Yes
Built-in Dictionary Yes
Note-taking No
Clock No
Internal Storage Capacity 1 GB
Digital Storage Media Accepted microSD Card
Included Memory Card No
Power
Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium Polymer
Battery Life 1 Month
Recharging Time 6 h
USB Chargeable Yes
Battery Level Indicator Yes
Manual Yes
Software No
Protective Cover No
AC Adapter No
USB Cable Yes
Preloaded/Included eBooks 15 Bestseller Previews
Other Items No
System Requirements
Computer Compatibility PC & Mac
Hardware Requirements 512 MB RAM; 100 MB Hard Drive Space; Screen Resolution 1024 x 768
Operating System Requirements Mac OS X v10.5 Intel+; Windows XP SP3+
Physical Features
Colour Blue
Dimensions - Width 11.4 cm
Dimensions - Height 20.8 cm
Dimensions - Depth 1 cm
Weight 200 g
Warranty Labour 1 Year(s)

15 Customer Reviews for Kobo 6" eReader Touch Edition (N905-KBO-U) - Blue

Average Overall rating

3.4 / 5
Based on 31 ratings
  • 5 Stars
    (13)
  • 4 Stars
    (5)
  • 3 Stars
    (1)
  • 2 Stars
    (4)
  • 1 Star
    (8)

Positive vs. Critical Reviews

61% Positive

19 Reviews

38% Critical

12 Reviews

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4.0
  • Megan
  • from Edmonton, AB
  • Jan 28, 2014

Excellent First eReader

I love this eReader. The eInk is fantastic, its light and I can take it everywhere! I read so much more now. :) If you are unsure about eReaders this is definitely the place to start.

3.0
  • Myrna
  • from Barrie, ON
  • 14 minutes ago

kobo 6" ereader touch

I actually returned it and bought the Kobo Aura, nicer to hold and larger screen. Also wanted the light that the Aura features.

5.0
  • Lena
  • from Montreal, QC
  • May 27, 2013

Light and practical

I love reading it in the metro. I can adjust the font size to make it bigger during a bumpy ride or make the font smaller when I am quietly reading in bed. The battery lasts over a month! It saves the page you are on. For me, it never froze. There is also very nice and cheap accessories for it on ebay: so don't waist your money buying expensive covers at future shop where the choice is very limited. Enjoy!

4.0
  • Jose
  • from Yonge & Bloor
  • May 01, 2012

Great Purchase

The touch KOBO is a great purchase. I've taken this item to the beach, it fits in your coat pocket and the battery lasts forever. Definitely a great purchase. The font adjustment and the quick page turning upgrade makes this a cheap and cheerful item for anyone that loves reading. P.S. used to think hardcovers were the only way to go - not anymore, I don't have to dust rows and rows of books and I don't have to deal with 50lb books anymore. Easy to use as well - for the price of 2 hard covers you can't go wrong!

1.0
  • John
  • from Calgry
  • Jan 17, 2012

Great, but the dealbreaker is...

I really like the Kobo and the selection available. However, my first Kobo had a standard-USB cable and this one (the one I bought for my mom)...well, turns out id has a non-standard input jack. So, she goes on vacation, runs out of charge and can charge from her friends computer, right? WRONG. Ebook reader becomes useless for lack of a proper cable. And that, is a deal-breaker and why I will never buy another Kobo until they fix this problem. Oh, and by the way, the Sony eReader has the same design flaw. So, overall, 4/5 but 1/5 for this major design flaw.

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