A few weeks ago the joint venture Kobo by Fnac introduced two new models of its popular eReaders, Kobo Sage and Kobo Libra 2 to complete its product offering and face the sales of the last quarter. These are the Sage and Libra 2 devices, which provide new features compared to the previous generation, also improve ergonomics and integrate Bluetooth technology, which allows you to read ebooks and listen to audiobooks on the same device.
Sage and Libra 2 are eReaders with wireless technology and audiobook support. Water resistant up to 1 hour at a depth of 2 meters, the design of these equipment is thought to be able to take them anywhere.
They allow a comfortable reading and in any type of light thanks to ComfortLight PRO. The system allows you to choose the light settings based on your own personal preferences, adjusting the brightness of the screen and controlling the blue light to limit eyestrain and to be able to read for hours without affecting sleep. They incorporate dark mode with white text on a black background.
For computers, the free Kobo app is available to smarthphone or tablet, to carry your personal library with you, even when the eReader is not handy.
This is Kobo Sage
This model includes the latest generation Bluetooth technology to listen to audiobooks and, due to other outstanding integrated features, it is configured as the top of the range of the brand. Noteworthy is the attractive set of accessories, including versatile SleepCovers, the PowerCover and compatibility with the Kobo Stylus for taking notes and highlighting passages. Offers the option of reading, writing and listening on the same Kobo device for the first time.
The device features an 8 & rdquor; frameless, glare-free HD display. Dispose of Paper, the fourth generation of E-Ink technology, and Comfort Light Pro with adjustable brightness and temperature control. It incorporates support for Dropbox and 32GB of storage in an ergonomic and lightweight design, which allows a good level of reading comfort to be achieved. The device is available in black, with the Kobo SleepCover in light green and black, and the PowerCover in black.
With Kobo Sage and Kobo Stylus, you can mark, underline, and annotate eBooks and PDFs, making reading and annotating titles easy. With pressure sensitivity that imitate a pen, the Kobo Stylus allows you to customize the writing, since it makes it possible to choose the type of pen, shadow and size of the line or eraser that best suits the needs of the moment and to write as if it were a pen and paper. Kobo Sage’s built-in notebooks feature also saves notes and converts your writing into typed text.
On the other hand, from the latest evolution of SleepCovers comes Kobo PowerCover, which keeps the eReader’s HD touch screen protected while offering convenient charging. on going. With a simple magnetic fit, the Kobo Sage charges via the built-in battery. The PowerCover also automatically rests and turns the device on when the cover is opened.
This is the Kobo Libra 2
This is a very attractive reader that incorporates multiple tools and differential aesthetics. It has a faster E Ink screen and now for the first time with Bluetooth technology, which makes it one of the most popular series of the brand. It reads well in full sun or under a downpour, as it is waterproof. Other values point to its 7 & rdquor; with E Ink Carta 1200 technology, Comfort Light PRO with adjustable brightness and temperature control and 32GB of storage.
Michael Tamblyn, CEO of Rakuten Kobo, said that: “With Kobo Sage and Kobo Libra 2, we have added the functionalities that the users of the brand appreciate most and the latest technologies in software and Bluetooth so they can read or listen through their Kobo and take their library with them wherever they go & rdquor ;.
The Kobo Libra 2 is fully waterproof, meeting the requirements of the IPX8 rating. Submersible to a depth of 2 meters for up to 60 minutes
Kobo Sage retails for € 289.99 and Kobo Libra 2 for € 189.99.