Page Turner! HD, 'Fastest Ever' 'Kobo $219

Written by Oonagh Reidy     16/04/2013 | 12:24 | Category: INDUSTRY

Calling all bookworms: Kobo Aura HD Reade is fastest, highest res screen eReader. Ever.

Page Turner! HD, 'Fastest Ever' 'Kobo $219

And it's hitting Oz in June.

Kobo announced its limited-edition Aura HD (1440 x 1080) E Ink eReader - the highest-resolution and fastest available in an eReader, today.

Designed for the ultimate bookworm Kobo Aura HD is like reading a paper book, with the 6.8" Pearl E Ink touchscreen at 265 dpi, and E Ink tech means it's easy on the eyes.

The Aura HD offers 30 per cent more reading surface and the closest experience to print-on-paper.

The Aura is also page turned - literally -  with its 1GHz processor that will turn page quickly, making it the fastest eReader on the market - up to 25 per cent faster.

It also has WiFi, 24 adjustable font sizes, 4GB of storage (expandable up to 32GB) to store thousands of eBooks, and has a whopping battery life of up to two months. You can also take notes and share to Facebook.

Kobo's ebookstore has 3 millions books, mags and newspapers.

The new Kobo has a book-inspired design is available in Ivory, Espresso and Onyx and can be pre-ordered at and hits retailers for RRP A$219.99 in June.

"From the beginning, Kobo has pushed the eReading industry to new heights and today is no exception," said Michael Serbinis, CEO, Kobo.

"Kobo Aura HD is designed for the most passionate booklovers - those who devour hundreds of stories each year - who asked us to create the ultimate eReading experience."

Kobo Aura HD will be available  in Australia and New Zealand in June. 

For more information about Kobo Aura HD and where to buy, visit

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