Ann Arbor, Mich. – Borders expanded its e-book selection to seven
models with the addition of the Kobo wireless e-reader today.
Borders is taking pre-orders for the $139 Kobo starting Sept. 29
and the device will be available in Borders’ locations at the end of October.
The Kobo e-reader comes in three colors: onyx, porcelain and
metallic silver. It has a 6-inch display, weighs 7.8 grams and is les than half
an inch thick.
The reader, which is a step up from the original Kobo e-reader,
can connect to a PC via Wi-Fi or USB, has 1GB of internal memory capable of
holding 1,000 e-books and can read DRM E PUB, PDF and Adobe DRM book file