At Kobo, we never stop trying to make reading even better for booklovers around the world. Now, the original waterproof eReader just got even better, with the addition of ComfortLight PRO.
Waterproof from the inside out with HZO Protection™
IPX8 – up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water
6.8” Carta E-Ink touchscreen, 265 ppi, print quality
129 x 172 x 8.8 mm
8 GB of on-board memory, holds up to 6,000 eBooks
ComfortLight PRO – Reduces blue-light exposure for more comfortable nighttime reading
TypeGenius: 11 different fonts and over 50 font styles
Exclusive font weight and sharpness settings
14 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)
Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB
Last for weeks*
English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish
No advertising, no interruptions
Waterproof for the ultimate escape
Sink into a good read in the bath or by the pool without worry. Kobo Aura H2O has HZO Protection™, making it waterproof from the inside out and ready to go places other devices can’t.* So relax, fill the tub, or hit the beach and start reading.
*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water.
Read it and sleep with ComfortLight PRO
By reducing blue-light exposure, ComfortLight PRO provides the best nighttime reading experience, emitting the optimal hue based on the time of day, from a white sunlight to an orange candlelight. Or, choose your own light settings based on your personal preference. With Kobo Aura H2O, enjoy nighttime reading without affecting your sleep, and wake up feeling refreshed.
It’s never been easier to get lost in a story
The 6.8” HD Carta E Ink screen offers seamless page turns and a superior, print-quality reading experience. The lightweight design is comfortable to hold for hours of reading. You’ll never want to put it down.
Read your way
No two booklovers are alike, so create your perfect reading experience with Kobo Aura H2O. The TypeGenius feature has weight and sharpness settings exclusive to Kobo, and lets you choose from over 50 font sizes and 11 font types. Plus, adjust margins, highlight passages, write notes, or look up a word with the built-in dictionary – all with the tap of a finger. Read the way you want with Kobo Aura H2O.
Open up to endless reading possibilities
The Kobo eBookstore gives you access to over 5 million titles, so a new favourite is always at your fingertips. Get personalized recommendations based on your reading habits and earn Kobo Super Points on every purchase. With 8GB of storage space, your Kobo Aura H2O can carry twice as many eBooks as other eReaders. And with just one charge, it gets weeks of battery life, not hours, so you never need to stop doing what you love – reading.
*Battery life varies by usage.
Extend your eReading experience
Start reading on your Kobo Aura H2O and pick up on your smartphone, tablet, or desktop with the free Kobo App. You’ll never be without your current read no matter what device you read on. Plus, we’ll sync your bookmarks so you can easily switch between devices without ever losing your spot.