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Kobo Forma
  • Size

    8 in

  • Resolution

    1920x1440 pixels

  • Storage capacity

    8 GB

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Key points

Storage capacity (Version 32GB)

32 GB

Size

8 in

Thickness

0.85 in

Weak points

Battery life

3 week(s)

Extended storage

No

Landscape mode

No

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Technical specifications

The Kobo Forma has several versions, you will find the features of the 8GB version then on the (32GB) alternative version, only with features that are differents form the principal sheet.

General
Available Yes
Release date (US) November 2018
Street Price (US) 249.99 $
Released (FR) November 2018
Street price (EUR) 279 €
Colors Black
Operating system Custom
Resistant : Ingress Protection IP X8
Display
Type E-ink Carta
Resolution 1920x1440 pixels
Size 8 in
Touchscreen Yes
Stylus No
Built-in light Yes
Landscape mode No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
3G connectivity No
USB Yes
USB type Micro-USB
USB version 2.0
3.5mm audio jack No
Bluetooth No
Digital Camera No
Battery
Battery life 3 week(s)
Size and weight
17.77 in
0.85 in
16 in
197 oz
Kobo Forma
Height 16 in
Width 17.77 in
Thickness 0.85 in
Weight 197 oz
Hardware
CPU Grayscale
Storage capacity 8 GB
Extended storage No
Reading
Supported book formats CBR
CBZ
EPUB
MOBI
PDF
Supported text formats HTML
RTF
TXT
Supported image formats BMP
GIF
JPEG
PNG
TIFF
Dictionary Yes
Dictionary languages German
English
Spanish
French
Italian
Portuguese
Web browser No
PDF Reflow No
General
Street Price (US) 299.99 $
Hardware
Storage capacity 32 GB



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