The Kobo Forma is being sold for $299 at most retailers, such as Indigo, Walmart and the Kobo website. If you are looking to purchase this e-reader, you might want to try Amazon. It is currently available for $235 USD, which is $40 off the regular price.
The Kobo Forma came out in 2018 and is their flagship e-reader. You can buy ebooks right from Kobo, borrow ebooks from Overdrive, read articles via Pocket and access your collection from Dropbox. The Kobo Forma has a giant 8 inch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 × 1920 and 300 PPI. Underneath the hood is a Freescale/NXP IMX6 Solo Lite 1 GHZ processor. It has 512MB of RAM and has two different storage options, 8GB and 32GB. The Amazon listing is for the 8GB model.
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