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Old 07-23-2015, 07:36 PM   #1
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Rakuten Kobo launches e-reader in Japan

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Thursday 23 July 2015 | 10:30 CET | News
Rakuten Kobo, a subsidiary of Rakuten, released its new eReader, the Kobo Glo HD, in Japan. The device is available for purchase from the Rakuten Kobo eBook Store and selected online and offline retail stores in Japan. The price of the device is JPN 12,800 (including tax). Globally announced in April, and already available in North American and European markets, the Kobo Glo HD features a high resolution Carta E Ink HD touch screen and compact 6-inch design.
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Old 07-23-2015, 08:19 PM   #2
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Yep. The Glo HD was released in Japan a couple days ago.
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Old 07-23-2015, 08:21 PM   #3
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So many Japanese people commute in inclement weather that from my perspective the H2O makes more sense for much of the population.

Unless the early eighties were anomalously rainy and gave me a mistaken perception.
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So many Japanese people commute in inclement weather that from my perspective the H2O makes more sense for much of the population.

Unless the early eighties were anomalously rainy and gave me a mistaken perception.
I've seen a Japanese advert for the H2O. It's on youtube.
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Yep. The Glo HD was released in Japan a couple days ago.
They use different developers (and a different code base) for the japanese software, right?
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To the best of our knowledge no; it's the same code base and the same developers.
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