Excerpt: The Kobo Wireless eReader is the 2nd generation device from Kobo and has just started hitting shelves in the US and Canada in time for the holiday season, and is expected to make it to Australia by Christmas too.
Excerpt: (1 items) The Kobo Wireless eReader aspires to compete with the big kids in the e-reader arena. This iteration represents a marked improvement over its predecessor, offering higher contrast, a sharper E Ink display, and better performance. Unfortunately, the Wireless eReader still lacks the polish and finesse of the leaders. And at $139, it's the same price as an third-generation Amazon Kindle ( ).
Pros: Lightweight, Easy to hold, Improved display contrast and sharpness
Excerpt: The Good Competitve price. Simple, comfortable interface. Light, very comfortable design. Universal ePub support; some drag-and-drop. E Ink battery and eye benefits. Part of a multi-device ecosystem. SD card slot. Two-week battery offline. The Bad Kindle and Nook do more with Wi-Fi. Wireless drains battery quickly. On-screen keyboard slow to use. Usual e-paper slowness. No file support beyond ePub and PDF. Bluetooth of limited help.
Pros: Competitve price., Simple, comfortable interface., Light, very comfortable design., Universal ePub support; some drag-and-drop., E Ink battery and eye benefits., Part of a multi-device ecosystem., SD card slot., Two-week battery offline.
Cons: Kindle and Nook do more with Wi-Fi., Wireless drains battery quickly., On-screen keyboard slow to use., Usual e-paper slowness., No file support beyond ePub and PDF., Bluetooth of limited help.