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KOBO Forma - Waterproof IPX8 8.0" e-Reader 8GB -Black

KOBO Forma - Waterproof IPX8 8.0" e-Reader 8GB -Black

  • Brand: KOBO
  • MPN: N782-KU-BK-K-EP
  • Part #: TABKOB78287
  • UPC:681495007639
  • Screen Size:8 inches
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"Excellent. light, large screen size similar to small book. Much improved from earlier models, which themselves were very good."
 Jon W. ~ 14-01-19

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Features

Easily read your favourite books with the Kobo Forma an ergnomic, lightweight eBook reader that's designed for comfort and durability. The ComfortLitePRO filters out harsh blue light while the 8" HD Carta E Ink screen offers a print-like reading experience. And it's waterproof, so you don't have to leave your book behind when you lounge by the pool or soak in the tub.

- 8.0" HD Carta E Ink screen with a 1440 x 1920 resolution and Mobius display technology offers a print-quality reading experience
- 8GB of internal memory provides space to keep your favourite novels and new books on your list
- Lightweight, ergonomic curved design makes it comfortable to hold for hours at any angle
- Turn pages using the page turn button or touch the screen
- Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to change orientation automatically as you turn the eReader
- HZO Protection creates a completely waterproof barrier that makes it possible for you to submerge your device in up to 2 metres of water for 60 minutes
- ComfortLightPRO adjustable front-light is easy on your eyes gradually reduces the blue-light exposure that keeps you alert throughout the day, so you can read before bed
- Set the colour temperature to change automatically, and swipe up or down on your screen to adjust brightness

Specifications

Features:

Waterproof IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water

Screen:

8.0" 300 PPI E Ink Carta display, 1440 × 1920 resolution

Weight:

197 g

Size:

160 x 177.7 x 8.5 (thickness at gripping area) & 4.2 (thickness at the thinner side)

Storage:

8 GB

Front-light:

ComfortLight PRO - Adjustable colour temperature

Customizability:

TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and over 50 font styles
Exclusive font weight and sharpness settings

Supported formats:

14 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)

Connectivity:

Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB

Battery Life:

1200 mAh, weeks of battery life*

Manufacturer Part No: N782-KU-BK-K-EP Brand: KOBO Product Type: -
UPC 681495007639 Product Family: - Shipping Weight: 0.384 kg
PB Part No: TABKOB78287 Product Model: -

Warranty: 12 months local warranty *
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14 January 2019
Excellent. light, large screen size similar to small book. Much improved from earlier models, which themselves were very good.
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KOBO Forma - Waterproof IPX8 8.0" e-Reader 8GB -Black

  • Brand: KOBO
  • MPN: N782-KU-BK-K-EP
  • Part #: TABKOB78287
  • UPC:681495007639
PB Tech price: $430.43 Excluding GSTPB Tech price:$494.99 Including GST
Date Created: 16:00, 08-12-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABKOB78287/KOBO-Forma---Waterproof-IPX8-80-e-Reader-8GB--Blac
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Features

Easily read your favourite books with the Kobo Forma an ergnomic, lightweight eBook reader that's designed for comfort and durability. The ComfortLitePRO filters out harsh blue light while the 8" HD Carta E Ink screen offers a print-like reading experience. And it's waterproof, so you don't have to leave your book behind when you lounge by the pool or soak in the tub.

- 8.0" HD Carta E Ink screen with a 1440 x 1920 resolution and Mobius display technology offers a print-quality reading experience
- 8GB of internal memory provides space to keep your favourite novels and new books on your list
- Lightweight, ergonomic curved design makes it comfortable to hold for hours at any angle
- Turn pages using the page turn button or touch the screen
- Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to change orientation automatically as you turn the eReader
- HZO Protection creates a completely waterproof barrier that makes it possible for you to submerge your device in up to 2 metres of water for 60 minutes
- ComfortLightPRO adjustable front-light is easy on your eyes gradually reduces the blue-light exposure that keeps you alert throughout the day, so you can read before bed
- Set the colour temperature to change automatically, and swipe up or down on your screen to adjust brightness

Specifications

Features:

Waterproof IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water

Screen:

8.0" 300 PPI E Ink Carta display, 1440 × 1920 resolution

Weight:

197 g

Size:

160 x 177.7 x 8.5 (thickness at gripping area) & 4.2 (thickness at the thinner side)

Storage:

8 GB

Front-light:

ComfortLight PRO - Adjustable colour temperature

Customizability:

TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and over 50 font styles
Exclusive font weight and sharpness settings

Supported formats:

14 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)

Connectivity:

Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB

Battery Life:

1200 mAh, weeks of battery life*

Date Created: 16:00, 08-12-2019
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABKOB78287/KOBO-Forma---Waterproof-IPX8-80-e-Reader-8GB--Blac
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