Indigo introduces the robust fall line up of Kobo eReaders and tablets available for pre-order today
TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2013, 2013 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
PRE-ORDER THE KOBO ARC 10HD, KOBO ARC 7HD, KOBO ARC 7 TABLET AND THE
KOBO AURA EREADER AT INDGO, CHAPTERS, COLES, AND INDIGO.CA
Indigo Books & Music, Canada's largest
book and specialty lifestyle retailer is pleased to announce the fall
collection of Kobo eReaders and tablets including Kobo Arc 10HD, Kobo Arc 7HD and Kobo Arc 7
tablets, and Kobo Aura eReader.
"Kobo continues to impress us with their newest line up of innovative
and exciting eReaders and tablets. With the next generation of the
"world's best eReader"- the Kobo Aura - and a range of new tablets,
there's absolutely a new Kobo device to suit everyone this fall." says
Heather Reisman, CEO Indigo Books & Music Inc.
In store September 19, KOBO AURA ($149.99) arrives on the heels of the limited-edition Kobo Aura HD - which was touted as
the best eReader by Wired, Inc Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. The new 6" Kobo Aura eReader is a beautifully designed, front-lit E
Ink eReader. Available in textured black and pink, the Kobo Aura
features an edge-to-edge display and the most even, front-lit
ComfortLight technology, wrapped in a contemporary aesthetic to keep
people passionate about reading - day or night. The sophisticated
design of the eReader delivers the closest experience to print-on-paper
with a stunning 1014x758 resolution and Pearl E Ink screen. Combined
with pinch-and-zoom capabilities for FLePub/PDFs, and personalized text
with TypeGenius offering 11 font styles and 24 font sizes, Kobo Aura
creates a great print-on-paper reading experience. Readers will never
be at a loss for compelling reads with access to 4-million titles,
curated Collections from Kobo, and the new Pocket partnership. With
built-in WiFi, 4GB of storage (up to 3,000 books), expandable up to
32GB with a microSD card, Kobo Aura has a battery life of over two
months, making it perfect for passionate readers.
Arriving October 17, the Kobo Arc 7 ($149.99) , Kobo Arc 7HD ($199.99 -$249.99) & Kobo Arc 10HD ($399.99) tablets leverage the beautifully designed Reading Life
platform that makes collecting, curating, and discovering content
easier for readers.
The Kobo Arc 7HD tablet is powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra®3 1.7GHz quad-core processor and
1920x1200 HD display (323 ppi) with up to 1080p playback delivering a
crisp, seamless viewing experience. The HD tablet has a 1GB of RAM, a
front-facing 720p HD (1.3 MP) camera and a battery that lasts up to 8
hours so readers are never at a loss for words. Available in 16GB &
32GB and black and white. Wi Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and micro USB
connectivity, it also offers over 1-million of the latest apps and
games on Google Play, with Android 4.2.2.
The Kobo Arc 10HD celebrates reading with Kobo's Reading Life platform, a compelling
reading dashboard as part of the user interface with full access to the
content they love to consume including books, magazines, news and
social media. With an NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 1.8GHz quad-core processor and
2GB of RAM, the Kobo Arc 10HD tablet is the best 10-inch HD
Google-certified multimedia tablet on the market today for readers. The
Kobo Arc 10HD tablet boasts a stunning 2560x1600 high-definition
display with up to 1080p video playback, making it the perfect
companion to enjoy the rich content from Kobo's bookstore like
magazines, as well as the 1-million games and apps from the Google Play
Store. The Kobo Arc 10HD tablet also includes a front-facing camera,
dual stereo speakers, WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.0, and Miracast
connectivity support. With Reading Mode, the battery life is extended
up to nine days, and Reading Mode eliminates distracting pop-ups from
email and apps. Available in black, the Kobo Arc 10HD retails for
The Kobo Arc 7 is the perfect tablet for first-time users and families. It has a
1024X600 display, MTK 8125 1.2GHz quad-core processor, and 1GB of RAM.
The Kobo Arc 7 offers Readers a compact, multimedia tablet for reading
and entertainment on the go. The Kobo Arc 7 retails for $149.99 MSRP
Pre-order available now at indigo.ca.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
With books always at our heart and soul at Indigo we are about telling
stories and creating experiences. Indigo is Canada's largest purveyor
of ideas and inspiration to enrich your life, with books, specialty
toys, gifts and lifestyle enhancing products that affordably offer
intrinsic quality, beauty and timeless design. As the largest book and
specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under
different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts,
Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, Coles and
the online channel, www.indigo.ca.
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