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Kobo Box, a new evolved species of e-reader tablet

As we reveal in our sister blog, the new Tablet / e-reader Kobo Box now available in USA and Canada And he has come to stay.

We remember that this new tablet comes with a 7 inch screen with technology Multi-touch LCD and a resolution of 1024 × 600, includes an internal storage of 8GB, card holder MicroSD, WiFi 802.11b / g / nsound output Stereo, a port USB, and compatibility with the most used electronic book formats.Run under the operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread and even we do not know anything if it will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, although we imagine that by his "limited" hardware and with the intentions with which it was launched (more as a news reader, mail and browser, than for running very powerful games or applications) you may stay in 2.3.

Like its other competitors in full color, the Box has WiFi and without 3G and as good Android, has access to Android Market, but apart from that, Kobo, you are about to enter your own «App Store» with access to nothing more and nothing less than the whopping 15,000 free applications.

Kobo also states that users «Will have unhindered access to Android 2.3»Does that mean the bootloader will be unlocked and will allow us to root and change the rom to the terminal? That they will release the source code of your tablet? At the moment we still don't know anything, but several developers have already contacted them to find out, and as soon as we have more news we will let you know.

Kobo Box It is available in black, pink, green and blue and costs $ 199.99 (about ? 145) – almost exactly the same price as the Kindle Fire ($ 199) and its sales are expected to exceed 2 large in the market with such an affordable price and nothing bad benefits.

The tablet, as we have said, is now available and can be purchased through its own portal, although due to the strong demand they have had, they themselves warn that there may be a delay in the delivery of about 5 working days and that they expect Fix it as soon as possible.

What do you think? You will buy this tablet, or continue to prefer «To the greats of the sector»?

To buy Kobo Box | Here