- Made by: Kobo
- Released: Oct 16, 2018 (preorder)
- Predecessor: none
- Languages Supported: English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish
- File Types Supported: EPUB, EPUB3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR
To make the reading experience better for ravenous booklovers who read for hours on end, and want a lightweight, portable alternative to heavy print books, we’ve delivered our most comfortable eReader yet with waterproof reliability, the choice of landscape or portrait mode, and the expanded access of book borrowing.
- With an ergonomic curved design, and lightweight enough to hold for hours, Kobo Forma is our most comfortable eReader yet.
- Try Kobo Forma’s new page-turn buttons to move through your story. Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to change orientation automatically.
- Kobo Forma immerses you in your reading more than ever before, with a sturdy 8.0” HD Mobius Carta E Ink screen that feels lighter than air. (< 7 oz)
- Kobo Forma is fully waterproof from the inside out with HZO Protection™ and safe for the beach, the pool, or a soak in the tub.
- Kobo Forma’s adjustable front-light is easy on your eyes. It gradually reduces the blue-light exposure that keeps you alert throughout the day, so you can read before bed, then get right to sleep.
- Connect to your local public library right from Kobo Forma with built-in Overdrive. Search for the eBooks you want and choose to borrow or buy — it’s that simple.
- Extend your reading experience on your own smartphone or tablet with the free Kobo App. We’ll always remember where you left off, so you’ll never lose your place.
- Features: Waterproof IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water
- Screen: 8.0" 300 PPI E Ink Mobius Carta display, 1440 × 1920 resolution
- Weight: 197g (< 7 oz)
- Size: 160 x 177.7 x 8.5 (thickness at gripping area) & 4.2 (thickness at the thinner side)
- CPU: Freescale IMX6 Solo Lite 1 GHZ processor
- RAM: 512MB
- Storage: 8 GB
- Front light: ComfortLight PRO – Adjustable color temperature
- Customizability: TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and over 50 font styles
- Exclusive font weight and sharpness settings
- Supported formats: 14 file formats supported natively (EPUB, ePub 3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB
- Battery Life: 1200 mAh, weeks of battery life
- Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish
- Cover and stand: Exclusive to Kobo Forma, the Kobo SleepCover allows for hands-free reading at the perfect angle. Simply flip the front cover over, and attach it to the magnetic clasp.