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It will be of no surprise that the Kobo Touch features a touchscreen, but it also comes with wi-fi connectivity and access to a big ebook store. We were impressed by some decent features, but how does it fare in the durability stakes? And what happens when the light conditions change? Our unique testing gives you the answers.
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Kobo Touch

  • Launch date: Dec 2011
  • Type: Ebook reader
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Wireless Yes
Touch screen Yes
3G No
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