New Kobo Clara 2E eReader is waterproof and made from 85% recycled plastic

International digital ebook and audiobook firm Kobo has launched the brand new 6″inch Clara 2E e-reader.

There are fairly a couple of enhancements the Clara 2E has in comparison with the earlier Clara 2 e-reader together with:

  • constructed with an exterior made with greater than 85% recycled plastic, together with 10% ocean-bound plastic
  • 6″ HD E Ink Carta 1200 glare-free display screen
  • Waterproof – as much as 60 minutes water resistance in as much as 2 metres of water
  • Bluetooth enabled – restricted to listening to Kobo Audiobooks
  • ComfortLight PRO with blue gentle discount, permitting for extra late-night studying with out affecting your sleep high quality
  • 16GB storage – as much as 12,000 eBooks or 75 Kobo Audiobooks (of common measurement)

Content material may be loaded from many free and paid sources together with:

  • aspect loaded by USB-C cable out of your laptop
  • built-in Kobo Retailer for audiobooks and ebooks
  • Free native library borrowing by way of OverDrive/Libby
  • Ship internet articles to e-reader by way of Pocket
  • subscribe to Kobo Plus for an all-you-can-read subscription with an ongoing month-to-month charge.

Michael Tamblyn, CEO, Rakuten Kobo commented:

“Kobo Clara 2E is about dwelling our values: offering a greater studying expertise whereas additionally taking an essential step towards sustainability. We imagine that every small, considerate, and deliberately positioned act could make a significant affect”.

“So, we’re beginning by incorporating recycled supplies into the gadget, equipment and packaging to enrich our booklovers’ favorite options, like waterproofing and Bluetooth wi-fi know-how to allow them to hearken to their favorite audiobooks.”

Apart from utilizing extra recycled plastic to make it’s e-readers and SleepCover case merchandise, Kobo says it would offset 100% of the carbon emissions related to direct shipments of its Kobo eReaders.

Kobo’s custom-designed and protecting SleepCovers are additionally created from recycled supplies, now obtainable in Black, Deep Ocean Blue, Coral Reef Orange, and Sea Glass Inexperienced.

Accessible at and choose retailers, Kobo Clara 2E will retail for $229.95 in Australia.

Pre-orders can be found now and the units will likely be stocked in shops and on-line starting September 22 in Canada, the US, the UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia.

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