Despite the prevalence of tablets like the iPad mini and smartphones with enormous screens, eBook readers still have a growing environment. With eReaders, the market has grown alot in these past few years, which they got close to match up android tablets in functioning. However, Amazon and Kobo remained to focus on the traditional way of these devices. Still, the latest kobo sage and Kobo Libra 2 reduced the distance to the line specifically, a new feature that puts Kobo’s audiobooks in the spotlight.
Around all these years, audiobooks have been there, and the Amazon sellings of audios confirmed how people see eBooks and audiobooks as relations. The eReaders got sported speakers and headphones jack for its uses, so Kobo got audiobooks of its own choices. However, for the first time, Rakuten-owned eBook company introduces Bluetooth connection for their readers to better listen.
The Bluetooth connectivity got the backup of both the Kobo Sage and the Kobo Libra 2, so the users can pair upto thier wireless devices to experience hands-free listening. Though it is not available for all the countries, only a selected can have these audiobooks, and Kobo is silent about adding your audio from Sage’s Dropbox.
For example, Both spec sheet does not in-built state speakers and does not equip with a traditional headphone jack.
Both the Sage and the Libra 2 boast an IPX8 that is waterproof, so the user can be worry-free about using it near the pool and the beach. The Kobo Sage took it a notch up as gotten support for Kobo Stylus, noting certain books. It also depends if they have got the DRM protection or not. Both eReaders came up with staple Kobo features, also ComfortLight PRO for brightness and blue light control.
The smaller Kobo Libra 2 sold for $219.99, while Kobo Sage sold for 299.99 CAD. A new Kobo Sage PowerCover that twice additional battery for charging the eReader on the go is being launched by Kobo.