Kobo Aura H2O [$179.99] is a premium frontlit, touchscreen, waterproof e-Reader.
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Pro 6.8” Carta E Ink HD touchscreen at 1430 x 1080, 265 dpi
The Kobo Aura H20 uses a 6.8" screen, which is larger than most competing 6" devices. It uses the eInk Carta screen (same as the Kindle PaperWhite) at a resolution of 1430x1080 with a dpi of 265.
The Kobo Aura H20 is waterproof for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.
Pro Long battery life
The manufacturer quotes the battery life as lasting up to 2 months.
Pro Device can read a huge assortment of file types
The Kobo Aura H20 can read a large assortment of file types including kepub, epub, mobi (only non DRM versions), RTF, and cbr.
Pro 4GB internal storage
The Kobo Aura H20 has 4GB of internal storage.
Pro MicroSD slot that utilize cards up to 32GB
The Kobo Aura H20 has an expandable MicroSd slot that can use cards of up to 32GB.
Con No page turn buttons
there are no page turn buttons on the device, instead the screen needs to be touched in corresponding spots to turn the page forward or back.
Con Infrared touchscreen technology
The Kobo Aura H20 uses infared touch screen technology instead of a capacitive screen. Usually this results in a less responsive screen and a slight delay from touch to result of action. This also means there is no pinch to zoom.