Originally Posted by EldRick
You are ignoring the $23 minimum shipping cost via Caodian Mail, and the bizarre exchange rate (especially if you use PayPal).
No, not ignoring it. I've paid similar shipping + duty + ridiculous exchange rates on US $ (even when it was at par with the Canadian $) , so I know only too well how expensive it is to order something "internationally".
Point is though that the Kobos can be gotten through this company it you are unwilling to wait or if your country is not one where it will eventually be sold. But not cheaply...