Kobo has introduced the Elipsa 2E, a brand new super-sized premium e-reader that may also be used to take notes.
Just like the first-generation Kobo Elipsa and the Amazon Kindle Scribe, you may mix eBook studying with scrawling down notes utilizing the bundled stylus. These notes might be taken on a definite pocket book part, or you may annotate your downloaded books and paperwork.
Handwriting detection software program can translate your notes into digital textual content, whereas cloud integration means you may export your notes.
The brand new Kobo Stylus 2 has a extra ergonomic design than earlier than, and is now rechargable utilizing a USB-C port close to the rear. There’s an eraser operate on the rear of the pen too, permitting you to immediately rub out any errors. It attaches magnetically to the thick facet of the Elipsa 2E.
Like the unique Elipsa, the Kobo Elipsa 2E packs a ten.3-inch E ink touchscreen show with a 300ppi decision. ComfortLight PRO expertise is alleged to scale back blue mild and eyestrain.
There’s 32GB of storage as normal, and Kobo guarantees weeks of battery life on a single cost.
Kobo is eager to push its inexperienced credentials right here, with the Elipsa 2E exterior made up of 85 per cent recycled plastic, together with 10 per cent ocean-bound plastic. You should purchase a brand new Kobo Elipsa 2E SleepCover case for the e-reader, which is made up of 97 per cent recycled plastic.
Kobo has additionally right now introduced the launch of Kobo Plus, a subscription studying service that permits you to learn or take heed to as many eBooks and audiobooks as you need from the Kobo Retailer for £8.99 a month. You’ll have to pay £11.99 a month if you wish to do each.
The Kobo Elipsa 2E goes on sale for £349.99 on April 19 over on the Kobo web site.