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At this time Powell's is only shipping the Kobo Glo in black.

Read comfortably, day or night
Kobo Glo is the anytime eReader thanks to Kobo Glo's revolutionary ComfortLight, which illuminates the screen with a soft, adjustable glow so you can read any eBook any time of day under the perfect light — no lamp required. Because Kobo Glo's advanced high-res XGA Pearl E Ink screen doesn't use a glass overlay for its front light technology, there's never any glare, even in the brightest sunlight. And, with TypeGenius, you can create your own ideal reading experience by choosing from a selection of adjustable fonts — including a new, exclusive Kobo font designed by typography experts.

With Kobo, you always read freely
With Kobo, your eBooks are your eBooks, so you're free to read them as often as you'd like, wherever you'd like. Sync your eBooks across all your devices without losing your place thanks to Kobo Everywhere.

Shop one of the world's biggest eBookstores
With built-in Wi Fi, you get easy access to nearly 3 million eBooks right from your Kobo Glo, including bestsellers, indie gems, and nearly a million titles that are absolutely free. At Kobo, there's an eBook for every reader! Can't decide? Let Kobo Picks suggest just the right thing based on your preferences and feedback. Plus, Kobo eBooks are stored safely in the cloud — retrieve them at any time. Bookmarks and settings are seamlessly synced across all your Kobo eReading apps and devices.

Dimensions: 4.5" x 6.2" x 0.39" (114mm x 157mm x 10 mm)
Weight: 6.5 oz (185 g)
Processor: 1 GHz
Display: 6" E Ink XGA Pearl screen
Screen: Responsive touchscreen for glare-free, fingerprint-resistant reading
Connectivity: Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB
Storage: 2 GB (Option to expand up to 32 GB with a Micro SD card)
Battery: Up to 70 hours of continuous usage with ComfortLight on
Color: Black

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Clare.Rhine, March 23, 2014 (view all comments by Clare.Rhine)
I would love to use one of these! I am going to be stuck communting by bus for the next 6 months-2 years and wish I could get one of these so I can keep reading! I love that it means I can continue to support Powells when I buy ebooks! <3
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evuljeanne, June 28, 2013 (view all comments by evuljeanne)
I LOVE my Kobo! I have a Kindle as well, but prefer to support Powell's, and so decided to buy this after buying books at Amazon recommended by Powell's staff. The guilt was overwhelming...

The backlight on this is perfect, the size makes it easy for my bus commute, and NOW I can get my recommendations from Powell's Daily Dose, and buy books w/o guilt!

Unlike another reviewer, I've found the customer service folks to be quite helpful, and responsive. My only complaint is that I can't get help from the folks at Powell's, but have to call.
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Brandon Monroe, May 26, 2013 (view all comments by Brandon Monroe)
Absolute worst purchase in a long time. Customer service is absolutely horrible, and it is NOT based in this country. Takes hours (literally) to get them to understand what you are asking, and they keep talking in circles. You would think independent booksellers would be more discriminating in their selection of associated companies. Absolutely no way of getting a refund from either Powell's or Kobo. If things go well out of the box, you might be ok, but that was not my experience at all. This product sits in a drawer, useless to me.
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