Are you looking for a simple, easy to use and long-lasting EReader? The Kobo Aura H2O is a small, handy piece of technology, good for when you’re feeling up for a swim, but you’re stuck on a really intense chapter in your book and don’t want to get it wet. It is a thin, portable book that you can take absolutely everywhere. It is waterproof, so excellent after a long day at work, and no need to worry about dropping it in the bathtub! It can be easily mistaken for the Kobo HD at first glance, however, the Kobo Aura H2O is slightly thinner, only comes in the colour black and is waterproof. The Kobo HD comes in brown, black and white, but the Kobo Aura H2O.
With useful features such as:
- Can be placed into 1 meter deep water for up to 30 minutes at a time
- 8 inch screen
- “Water on your screen?” warning when it detects drops of water on the screen
- Clever edge lighting – making it possible to read in dark places
- 179 x 129 x 9.7 mm
- Wavy surface on back designed for easier grip
- Micro USB and SD card port with waterproof shield – insure this is firmly in place before it touches water
- 2 GB of data (1, 500 books), plus up to 32 GB on micro SD card
This handy device may be small and easy to take absolutely everywhere, but it also have tons of storage space, you can put up to 2 GB of data, which is around 1, 500 books, with an extra 32GB of storage space on the micro SD card, which is located at the bottom of the Kobo, insure the shield for the micro USB and SD card port is placed in firmly before it is submerged into water. The Kobo Aura H2O is 179 x 129 x 9.7 mm; so you can fit it in your handbag, workbag, gym bag, and drawers, anywhere! If it detects water on the screen (rain drops, pool splash, shower water, etc.) a warning will pop up letting you know that it has touched water. With waves and ridges on the back surface, this device is now easy-to-grip, as well as clever edge lighting making you capable of reading in low lighting and the dark. Here are some reviews on the Kobo Aura H2O:
“I love the screen. It is tack sharp and turning on the backlighting on just enough to whiten the page makes it really easy on the eyes.”
“It is beautiful device, just small enough to go in my jacket’s pocket, providing an extremely comfortable reading…”
Overall almost all of the reviews were positive, everybody seemed to love the Kobo Aura H2O and its waterproof and lighting features.