Kobo Aura H2O waterproof e-reader to use in tub or poolside

You want to enjoy reading ebook when you’re on the bath tub or poolside but you’ve worry about the splash water. Well, you can now use the Kobo Aura H2O. This ereader makes your digital books waterproof because the Aura H2O meets the IP67 certification. Meanwhile, the e-book reader device is still working even in up to about 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes (of course, the port cover is closed).


Keep in mind that the Kobo Aura H2O is the first waterproof e-reader that unlike most devices in same category. Specs-wise, the Kobo e-reader comes with a 6.8-inch touchscreen display that utilized Carta E Ink technology. Its pixel density is 265dpi, while the screen resolution is 1430 x 1080 pixels.

The part to pumping life of Kobo H2O comes from a 1GHz processor. On storage term, you’ll find 4GB of internal storage space and can accept 32GB microSD card for expanding the storage. If you only use this waterproof e-reader for 30 minutes a day, the battery life will good for up to two months.Kobo-Aura-H2O-waterproof-ereader-2

If you’re interested to buy the Kobo Aura H2O, it will go on sale beginning October 1st, 2014. Speaking of which, the price of this waterproof ebook reader is $180 in the US / Canada and £140 in the UK market. Those of you living in Spain, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands can get your hands on the Aura H2O device for cost €180.

Source: Gizmodo


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