Kobo Aura H20 – The First Water-resistant e-reader

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Kobo – the Canadian e-reader manufacturer company has recently announced a new version of the Kobo Aura H20, an affordable and upgrade version of the e-reader. The impressive feature is that, it is now water-resistant, so you can read on sea side. Originally, this e-reader launched in 2014 and was not waterproof and did not carry high-end features. But this time the company upgrades it with a number of advance features.

Kobo Aura H20

Kobo Aura H20 Features

The new upgraded e-reader features a massive 6.88 inch display with 265 ppi E Ink screen. The screen features a new lightning technology, with this technology you also can read easily while in bed. The e-reader can also detect the time of reading in whole day and adjust screen brightness and temperature which is best for your eyes, thanks to its ComfortLight Pro feature.

As I mentioned above that it is water proof, it is rated IPX8 water resistant, that mean you can submerged the new e-reader in two meters of water for up to an hour of time. For the processor, it packs a Freescale Sololite processor and coupled with 512MB of RAM.

As far as the storage is concerned, the newly announced e-reader boasts a 8GB of internal storage, while its predecessor has only 4GB of storage. An 8GB of storage is enough to keep the 6,000 eBooks; the company said that you can also expand the storage further with the help of MicroSD card expansion slot that boasts the storage up to 32GB that is enough to hold the 36,000 eBooks.

To power the e-reader, there is a 1,5000mAh battery buried inside that last up to a few weeks just from a single charge. The Kobo Aura H20 comes with the support for different languages, including English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, and more.

Kobo Aura H20 Price

Country Price
United States $179.99
UK £149.99
Australia AU$239.95

Kobo Aura H20 Release Date

Release Date May 22nd