Kobo has reduced the price on their premium e-reader, the Kobo Forma and their entry level model, the Clara HD. These deals are showcased on the main Kobo website and many of the bookstores they do business with on a global basis.
In the United States, the Kobo FormaKobo Forma 8GB model is $199 and the normal retail price is $249 the 32GB is out of stock and not available. The Kobo Clara HDKobo Clara HD has been marked down to $89.99 and the regular price is $119. Meanwhile, in Canada, the Forma is completely out of stockcompletely out of stock and the Clara HDClara HD is retailing for $109, the normal price is $139.
It looks like Kobo is sold out of many of their Forma models in various countries. Will they eventually replenish the stock, or are they possibility dumping stock for new models? Kobo is coming out with a new device soon, called the Niathe Nia, but little is known about it.
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