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Kobo Libra H2O eReader - 7" E ink Carta HD Display (2019 Model) 8GB WiFi - Black

Kobo Libra H2O eReader - 7" E ink Carta HD Display (2019 Model) 8GB WiFi - Black
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Kobo Libra H2O eReader - 7" E ink Carta HD Display (2019 Model) 8GB WiFi - Black

Designed for a better reading life
Part #: TABKOB79781
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PB Tech price: PB Tech price:
$267 82 $307 99
 +GST  inc GST


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  • Brand: Kobo
  • MPN: N873-KU-BK-K-EP
  • Part #: TABKOB79781
  • UPC: 681495007813

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"This is my first e-reader. I was very hesitant to make the move from physical books to e-books, but this has been a great investment. The reader is light and easy to hold with one ...view more"

By: ElizabethB83 01/10/21
Verified Owner

"This is my 4th ereader I’ve owned and it’s simply the best. Long battery life, simple to use, good page size and combined with the compatible case, I’m a very happy reader!"

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By: Guest 27/09/21

"Good value, great easy connectivity to library network"

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By: Guest 23/09/21

Features

The perfect balance between innovative digital technology, a comfortable reading experience, and modern design is here. Offered in black or white, and with four colourful accessories to pair with, Kobo Libra H2O lets you choose the model that best suits you. Read longer than ever before with its comfortable ergonomic design, the option for landscape orientation, and easy-to-use page-turn buttons. With ComfortLight PRO and full waterproofing, you can enjoy your books day or night, in any environment. Kobo Libra H2O is designed for a better reading life.

- Enjoy a completely customizable reading experience with page-turn buttons, landscape/portrait mode, and more
- A 7" HD glare-free touchscreen makes reading in the sun a breeze, just like print on paper
- Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Libra H2O is always ready for unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss*
- *Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water
- Adjustable ComfortLight PRO directs light towards the screen while automatically reducing blue-light as the day goes on to limit eyestrain
- Only Kobo has built-in OverDrive, which lets you access libraries and borrow books directly from Kobo Libra H2O**
- Personalize your eReader with a SleepCover accessory, available in Black, Grey, Rose, or Aqua (Sold seperatley)

 

Read in Comfort

Get ready to binge on your favourite books. With a comfortable ergonomic design, Kobo Libra H2O makes it easy to read longer, while page-turn buttons and landscape/portrait mode allow you to read exactly how you choose to.


Read in Crystal-Clear HD

Enjoy all the benefits of a print book with a little help from modern technology. Our 7" HD glare-free touchscreen makes reading in the sun a breeze, just like print on paper.


Enjoy Reading By the Water

Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Libra H2O is always ready for unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss.

*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water.


Brighten Up Your Reading

Never lose a wink of sleep again. Adjustable ComfortLight PRO directs light towards the screen while automatically reducing blue light as the day goes on to limit eyestrain.


Borrow Library Books In a Snap

Visit your local library without leaving home. Only Kobo has built-in OverDrive, which lets you borrow, place a hold, or return library books right from Kobo Libra H2O


Accessorize Your eReader

Complete the look with a SleepCover accessory, available in Black, Grey, Rose, or Aqua. The Kobo Libra H2O SleepCover conveniently folds to let your story stand on its own. *Kobo Libra H2O SleepCover is only compatible with Kobo Libra H2O.

Specifications

Display

7" Carta E Ink HD touchscreen 1680 × 1264, 300 PPI

Touch

Capacitive touch

RAM

512 MB

Storage

8GB

Peripherals/Interfaces

Micro USB

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Battery

Go weeks without charging 

Waterproof

Nanocoating with HZO IPX8
- up to 60 mins in 2m of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO

Dimensions (mm)

144 x 159 x 5.0 - 7.8mm

Weight

192g

In box

USB Cable 

Manufacturer Part No:
N873-KU-BK-K-EP
Brand:
Product Type:
eReader
UPC
681495007813
Product Family:
-
Shipping Weight:
0.314 kg
PB Part No:
TABKOB79781
Product Model:
Libra H2O
Warranty: 12 months *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

Reviews

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Very nice

I have always avoided e-readers because I still prefer physical books and usually prefer to print out pdf documents rather than reading them on desk-top or tablet. But with the (temporary?) close-down of the Wellington City Library due to earthquake risk, and now the shut-down of all libraries due to Covid Level 4, I finally bit the bullet and bought a Kobo e-reader (2 days before shut-down!). Thought I would only use it after I had read every book left in the house, but I have been very pleasantly surprised. Simple to set up to connect to your local library (or to Gutenberg and other ebook organisations), clear and easy to read text,...view more

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By: Guest 03/04/20
3 out of 3 users found this review helpful
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Good

I am quite happy with the ereader. The only downsides I have noticed are that PDFs containing some characters such as a colon (":") cannot be copied via USB and book names in the catalogue show PDF title and not the name of the file, which isn't always very meaningful. But those are pretty minor. The screen size is just enough for reading regular PDFs in the landscape orientation.

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By: Guest 26/10/19
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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Awesome e-reader

Great tech, comfy to hold and can download free to view library books. Worth the money!

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By: Guest 27/07/20
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Nice reader, a bit pricey

I think this is probably a better reader than the Kindle paperwhite - I have both.
The difference is the kindle won't allow you to read NZ library ebooks for free, whereas this will.
If you would rather read ebooks from the library for free, then get this. If you have to buy the latest books, then get the Kindle.
I like how this Kobo has both the option of turning pages with a swipe, as well as with a button, and you can configure reading with the buttons on the right or the left.

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By: Guest 09/07/20
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Surprisingly good but a bit pricey

I didn't really want one of these, being a Luddite by nature and enjoying the feel and smell of a good book, but needs must and with no other means to get a read I had to bite the technology bullet. Now I really like it. So light, so convenient, and the dictionary function is a great help. Bit of a mission working out how to download books from the library but got it sussed now. I'd recommend it if you have a spare $

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By: CareyH84 11/05/20
Verified Owner
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Comfortable to use

I've had a Kindle Paperwhite for years, and never realised just how short on screen real estate it was. This Kobo is nice and big without being overly so, and while I haven't tested it yet, the waterproof aspect is certainly something I'm looking forward to. The screen itself is quality e-ink, just as I've come to expect from these e-readers.

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By: AmandaW34 17/10/19
Verified Owner
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Great buy!

This is my first e-reader. I was very hesitant to make the move from physical books to e-books, but this has been a great investment. The reader is light and easy to hold with one hand, the screen size is good, and the buttons to turn the page are awesome. Really impressed! I've been reading more books than I have in years since purchasing this. Having access to Overdrive is a bonus too. Love this reader!

By: ElizabethB83 01/10/21
Verified Owner
0 out of 0 users found this review helpful
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Best ereader I’ve owned

This is my 4th ereader I’ve owned and it’s simply the best. Long battery life, simple to use, good page size and combined with the compatible case, I’m a very happy reader!

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By: Guest 27/09/21
0 out of 0 users found this review helpful
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A good ereader

Good value, great easy connectivity to library network

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By: Guest 23/09/21
0 out of 0 users found this review helpful
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Good price, great size and Fast shipping

Overall very high quality product, that was shipped fast and without damage even over lockdown. Overall very happy

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By: JonathanV96 22/09/21
Verified Owner
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Well worth it

Within minutes I was withdrawing books from the library over wifi, and there is a huge variety of reading material available on the net. I've got a library available now for next time I go sailing. I've been thinking about getting one for years and I'm very pleased I finally did

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By: HughM49 17/09/21
Verified Owner
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Best Buy of the Year

This is a great machine that makes reading so enjoyable and delightful. I’ve had this for three weeks now and find it easily living up to its promise. I have previously owned a Kindle and it more than matches that, especially as you can read your library ebooks on it. The screen is very easy on the eye, it’s lightweight and doesn’t smack you in the face too badly when you fall asleep reading. It’s got an inbuilt light and a yellow fade kicks in at nighttime to reduce the blue light effect. The screen rotates to landscape if you want, you can tap the screen or push the button to turn pages, and it has a great battery life. I haven’t tested the...view more

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By: ThereseO 25/07/21
Verified Owner
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Kobo Libra H2O eReader - 7" E ink Carta HD Display (2019 Model) 8GB WiFi - Black

Designed for a better reading life
  • Brand: Kobo
  • MPN: N873-KU-BK-K-EP
  • Part #: TABKOB79781
  • UPC:681495007813
PB Tech price: $267.82 Excluding GST PB Tech price: $307.99 Including GST

Date Created: 00:54, 19-10-2021
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABKOB79781/Kobo-Libra-H2O-eReader---7-E-ink-Carta-HD-Display?qr=country-selector
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Features

The perfect balance between innovative digital technology, a comfortable reading experience, and modern design is here. Offered in black or white, and with four colourful accessories to pair with, Kobo Libra H2O lets you choose the model that best suits you. Read longer than ever before with its comfortable ergonomic design, the option for landscape orientation, and easy-to-use page-turn buttons. With ComfortLight PRO and full waterproofing, you can enjoy your books day or night, in any environment. Kobo Libra H2O is designed for a better reading life.

- Enjoy a completely customizable reading experience with page-turn buttons, landscape/portrait mode, and more
- A 7" HD glare-free touchscreen makes reading in the sun a breeze, just like print on paper
- Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Libra H2O is always ready for unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss*
- *Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water
- Adjustable ComfortLight PRO directs light towards the screen while automatically reducing blue-light as the day goes on to limit eyestrain
- Only Kobo has built-in OverDrive, which lets you access libraries and borrow books directly from Kobo Libra H2O**
- Personalize your eReader with a SleepCover accessory, available in Black, Grey, Rose, or Aqua (Sold seperatley)

 

Read in Comfort

Get ready to binge on your favourite books. With a comfortable ergonomic design, Kobo Libra H2O makes it easy to read longer, while page-turn buttons and landscape/portrait mode allow you to read exactly how you choose to.


Read in Crystal-Clear HD

Enjoy all the benefits of a print book with a little help from modern technology. Our 7" HD glare-free touchscreen makes reading in the sun a breeze, just like print on paper.


Enjoy Reading By the Water

Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Libra H2O is always ready for unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss.

*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water.


Brighten Up Your Reading

Never lose a wink of sleep again. Adjustable ComfortLight PRO directs light towards the screen while automatically reducing blue light as the day goes on to limit eyestrain.


Borrow Library Books In a Snap

Visit your local library without leaving home. Only Kobo has built-in OverDrive, which lets you borrow, place a hold, or return library books right from Kobo Libra H2O


Accessorize Your eReader

Complete the look with a SleepCover accessory, available in Black, Grey, Rose, or Aqua. The Kobo Libra H2O SleepCover conveniently folds to let your story stand on its own. *Kobo Libra H2O SleepCover is only compatible with Kobo Libra H2O.

Specifications

Display

7" Carta E Ink HD touchscreen 1680 × 1264, 300 PPI

Touch

Capacitive touch

RAM

512 MB

Storage

8GB

Peripherals/Interfaces

Micro USB

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Battery

Go weeks without charging 

Waterproof

Nanocoating with HZO IPX8
- up to 60 mins in 2m of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO

Dimensions (mm)

144 x 159 x 5.0 - 7.8mm

Weight

192g

In box

USB Cable 

Date Created: 00:54, 19-10-2021
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABKOB79781/Kobo-Libra-H2O-eReader---7-E-ink-Carta-HD-Display?qr=country-selector