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!


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






Look at the difference against typically-sized eInk readers:



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.



And now, behold, the insides!





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:


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


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:

Kobo Aura One: la recensione di HDblog.it

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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