Editors Liked

  • Lightweight, comfortable design, Intuitive interface, Bluetooth connectivity for BlackBerry phones
  • Slim, light; simple to use; has an SD-card slot; works with Borders’ e-book store and phone apps
  • Low price, Offers a comfortable reading experience, Sensible control layout, 100 preloaded classic books
  • Hardware is very well-built; good integration with the desktop software; screen is clear and easy to read
  • The quilted back makes the Kobo comfortable to hold
  • Very good price, Simple, Universal ePub support; some drag and drop, E Ink battery and eye benefits, Part of multidevice ecosystem

Editors Didn't Like

  • Sluggish performance, No Wi-Fi, Text doesn't have enough contrast
  • Plastic buttons feel a bit cheap; Bluetooth sync function currently works only with BlackBerry phones
  • Book downloads require a PC or Mac, No AC adapter in the box
  • A bit laggy in some areas; no dictionary;price is a bit high compared to competitors.Kobo eReader can be purchased from Borders for $129.99. It’s cousin the Wifi Kobo Reader
  • Sometimes slow to load, No file support beyond ePub and PDF