Lightweight, comfortable design, Intuitive interface, Bluetooth connectivity for BlackBerry phones.
Slim, light; simple to use; has an SD-card slot; works with Bordersí e-book store and phone apps.
Low price, Offers a comfortable reading experience, Sensible control layout, 100 preloaded classic books.
Hardware is very well-built; good integration with the desktop software; screen is clear and easy to read.
The quilted back makes the Kobo comfortable to hold.
Very good price, Simple, Universal ePub support; some drag and drop, E Ink battery and eye benefits, Part of multidevice ecosystem.
Sluggish performance, No Wi-Fi, Text doesn't have enough contrast
Plastic buttons feel a bit cheap; Bluetooth sync function currently works only with BlackBerry phones.
Book downloads require a PC or Mac, No AC adapter in the box.
A bit laggy in some areas; no dictionary;price is a bit high compared to competitors.Kobo eReader can be purchased from Borders for $129.99. Itís cousin the Wifi Kobo Reader
Sometimes slow to load, No file support beyond ePub and PDF.
By T3 Magazine on December 01, 2011
The Kobo Vox takes things a step further than its sibling, the Kobo Touch, throwing a colour screen into the mix. With more in common with the Amazon Kindle Fire than the Amazon Kindle 4 ereader, it shuns e-ink and adds more tablet-like features. Kobo...40
By Engadget on September 29, 2010
When the Kobo e-reader first appeared, its very affordable price point of $149 made it an attractive proposition. It's been a few months, however, and the market is ever-more crowded, with both dedicated e-readers as well as multi-taskers (such as...-
By LaptopMag on August 12, 2010
This budget eReader is easy to use, but its features don't match the...60
By PCWorld New Zealand on July 26, 2010
In late May, Whitcoulls bookstores released the Kobo, the first eReader device to officially make it to our shores. Amazon’s Kindle has been earning headlines around the world for a couple of years now, and Sony has had products in the market for...75
By Computer Shopper on July 01, 2010
Those looking for a simple e-book reader will find a lot to like about the Kobo, but with the competition’s recent price drops, $149 is a bit high for such an austere device....74
By CNET Australia on June 29, 2010
It may not get up to all the fancy-schmancy shenanigans that more expensive e-readers do, but it does what it does very well indeed. The Kobo eReader is a sleek and simple device that performs excellently with a minimum of...90
By PC Mag on June 17, 2010
If you don't need wireless book downloads, the Kobo eReader makes a fine digital reading companion—and it comes at a compelling price point....70
By techcrunch.com on June 03, 2010
Although the market is rapidly advancing, the Kobo is a perfectly good little device right now if you know what you’re getting into. One commenter compared it to a Flip for e-books, which is a remarkably apt comparison. $150 is a reasonable price...-
By APC Magazine on June 02, 2010
Please install the flash playerShortly after you start reading a book on the Kobo, you’ll get lost in the story and will forget it’s an eBook reader - which is, after all, the ultmate test of these devices versus paper books.However,...-
By Gear Diary on June 01, 2010
Review: Kobo Reader Posted on 07 October 2010 by Carly Z In the ebook world, the Kindle and nook are the 100 lbs. gorillas. Everyone uses them as the yardstick; does an ereader offer the same features, does it have a store affiliation, is the screen...-