Kobo Aura One: Reading Comics, PDFs, And Its Insides Shown

A new YouTube video, this time in Italian. Which I don’t understand any of except for when Kobo, PDF, and iPad are said.

But this shows more than we’ve seen before, including the inside!

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It’s unclear if this is a PDF, CBR, or CBZ file. Page turns take 2-3 seconds:

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Look at the difference against typically-sized eInk readers:

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In this bit he shows what’s identified as a PDF in landscape mode with some sort of scaling pre-sets; he doesn’t pinch-zoom to fill the screen.

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And now, behold, the insides!

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Despite the hopes of those at the Mobileread forum, there doesn’t seem to be an SD card slot with a card used as primary storage. It looks like this is all solid-state.

Here’s a cropped enlargement of the main board front view:

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Despite the mention of iPad, he frustrated the hell out of me by not showing it next to an iPad Mini! Missed opportunity!

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Lovely. Several bookcases in something that small.

There’s also a write-up on his site: Recensione Kobo Aura One: il formato grande è una buona idea [Google Translate]

The video:

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Previously here:

Size Comparison: iPad Mini 4 Vs. Kobo Aura One
Thinking About The Kobo Aura One
Kobo Aura One With A PDF
Video: Kobo Aura One Public Library Lending
New York Public Library eBook Lending Breakthrough: SimplyE

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