Excerpt: With touchscreens making their way into the e-reader market, the timing is right for the arrival of Kobo’s touch-equipped device. But the Kobo Touch remains an also-ran to Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Amazon’s Kindle , both of which are much more popular.
Pros: less than comparable Kindle and Nook, making it the cheapest, smallest and lightest e-reading in the pack. Nicely motivates by projecting both the fun and sport of reading.
Cons: Faux-quilted plastic back sacrifices ergonomics. Touch screen is sometimes slow. Main page is utilitarian, illustrating only the books you are currently reading offering boring links to your library, the store and “Reading Life.” Weak battery performance. Kobo does not come with an AC adapter, in...
Excerpt: The Kobo eReader Touch is a lot like the Barnes and Noble Nook. It is much smaller than the Amazon Kindle, and does not have a physical keyboard. Instead it is touch screen, coming in at six inches in height and 0.7 inches in thickness.
Conclusion: We've seen a number of ebook readers that, although technically proficient, don't always impress. With the Kobo eReader we're more impressed because there is a whole system to explore and the service rivals that offered by the Amazon Kindle.
Pros: Cross-device syncing, EPUB support means you can shop around for the best deals, well built
Cons: Some functions only apply to books you buy from the Kobo store, not to sideloaded content
Summary: Canadian ebook specialist Kobo recently signed a UK exclusive deal with WH Smith to sell its two new models – the Kobo Wi Fi and the Kobo Touch. While the Wi Fi model comes with a wallet-friendly price tag of £89 that puts it head to head with the new Amazon Kindle, the Kobo Touch adds touchscreen...
Conclusion: La Kobo eReader Touch est une bonne petite liseuse qui est fort appréciable pour la lecture de livrels, mais dès que l’on demande un peu plus d’effort à son processeur, on est vite refroidi.
Pros: Petit, léger et conviviale, Compatible avec presque tous les formats, 2Go extensibles avec une microSD
Cons: Performances décevantes, Lecture de PDF difficile