Rakuten Kobo have delivered their most comfortable eReader yet – the Kobo Forma. It promises to make the reading experience better for ravenous book lovers who read for hours on end, and want a lightweight, portable alternative to heavy print books. With waterproof reliability, the choice of landscape or portrait mode, and the expanded access of book borrowing, it’s a must-have this Christmas!
Discover a radical new look for Kobo eReaders: Features an ergonomic curved design and is lightweight enough to hold for hours.
Push the limits of your reading experience: Try Kobo Forma’s new page-turn buttons to move through your story. Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to change orientation automatically.
Embrace lightweight durability: Kobo Forma immerses you in your reading more than ever before, with a sturdy 8.0” HD Mobius Carta E Ink screen that feels lighter than air.
Dive into a story absolutely anywhere: Kobo Forma is fully waterproof from the inside out with HZO Protection™ and safe for the beach, the pool, or a soak in the tub (Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water).
Enlighten your reading with ComfortLight PRO: Kobo Forma’s adjustable front-light is easy on your eyes. It gradually reduces the blue-light exposure that keeps you alert throughout the day, so you can read before bed, then get right to sleep.
Shift into OverDrive with integrated eBook borrowing: Connect to your local public library right from Kobo Forma with built-in OverDrive (dependent on library participation). Search for the eBooks you want and choose to borrow or buy — it’s that simple.
|Features:||Waterproof IPX8 – up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water|
|Screen:||8.0″ 300 PPI E Ink Carta display, 1440 × 1920 resolution|
|Size:||160 x 177.7 x 8.5 (thickness at gripping area) & 4.2 (thickness at the thinner side)|
|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*|
|Languages:||English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish|
|Other:||No advertising, no interruptions|
The Kobo Forma is available now.Sydney Unleashed is one of Australia’s premier entertainment publications exploring the latest in lifestyle trends. From Sydney’s finest restaurants, cafes and bars to the hottest in gadgets, products, and home entertainment, Sydney Unleashed is your one-stop lifestyle platform.