Kobo has announced the launch of a new eReader, the Kobbo eReader Touch Edition, which Kobo describes as having a ‘ revolutionary new touch screen experience’, it features a 6 inch touchscreen E Ink display, and comes with built in WiFi.
Other features on the new Kobo eReader Touch Edition include the ability to store up to 1,000 eBooks on the device itself, there is also a built in SD card slot, which can store up to 30,000 eBooks.
Kobo’s Real Touch™ experience uses Neonode’s new zForce™ infrared touch technology to make reading on Kobo just like that of reading a real book. With the latest Pearl E Ink™ technology, reading on the new Kobo eReader is just like reading print on paper – it’s easy on the eyes, even in bright sunlight. The new eReader is powered by the new Freescale™ i.MX508 processor, a high-performance engine designed to enable fast page turning for electronic paper displays. A reading lover’s dream, the new device boasts storage of up to 30,000 books with expandable memory.
The Kobo eReader will go on sale in June and will retail for $129.99 and it will be available in a range of different colors, you can find out more details over at Kobo.