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Rakuten unveils Kobo Aura H2O e-reader

Wednesday 3 May 2017 | 08:42 CET | News
E-reading services provider Rakuten Kobo has introduced the 'Kobo Aura H2O', an updated version of the original crowd-pleasing waterproof e-reader. The Kobo Aura H2O will be available in black for CAN 199.99 in Canada at the kobo.comFile website. Pre-orders will be available starting with 15 May. The device will also be available at select retailers starting with 22 May.

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