Kobo, a global leader in eReading with over 7 million users in 170 countries worldwide, today announced the in-store availability of the Kobo Vox eReader at Best Buy stores across the United States and online at Bestbuy. Kobo Vox eReader, will be sold at Best Buy for $199 (USD).
The Kobo Vox offers a superior reading experience with access to Kobo’s eBookstore that offers over 2.5 million eBooks, of which a million available to download and read for free. Best Buy will offer the Kobo Vox in all four stylish colors: Hot Pink, Lime Green, Ice Blue and Jet Black.
The Kobo Vox is the world’s first social eReader, which enables readers to start conversations with other readers and discover new books and authors through their social network. With a vivid color display, Kobo takes the reading experience to a whole new level – rich color books, newspapers, magazines, music, video, over 15,000 apps, games and social feeds – all on an open Android platform.
People can access their entire library on the go, in an easy-to-hold, lightweight design with the Kobo signature comfortable quilted back designed to fit perfectly into the palm of a hand for hours of comfortable reading. The Kobo Vox delivers a superior reading experience that allows users to easily navigate their library, scroll through books, and turn pages with a tap or swipe, plus personalize their reading experience with highlights, annotations, adjustable fonts and more. The Kobo Vox holds up to 8,000 eBooks — with expandable SD card storage to hold up to 40,000 books and access to unlimited storage in the Kobo cloud.
Featuring a brilliant multimedia touch screen, readers can experience text with high contrast resolution and immerse themselves in books, magazines, games and videos in vivid color. Kobo uses the most advanced 7 inch FFS+ display, with anti-glare – the same technology used in airplane cockpits (there are no clouds at 30,000 feet) – for great reading indoors or outdoors and featuring an extra-wide angle for incredible viewing, ideal for shared reading and viewing.