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Old 06-19-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
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Kobo Mini dropped to $40 in Kobo Webstore

I just noticed that the Mini has been marked down to $39.99 until the 18th in the online Kobo store.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:20 PM   #2
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Excellent...yes, it looks like it has been dropped across most retailers up here in Canada. They must be trying to push it before the next models come out. I wonder if they'll bring out a new Mini 5"... A Mini Glo, perhaps?
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Kobo will assimilate everyone with that price!

If I didn't already have a Mini, I'd order one ASAP.

A Mini Glo....sign me up. I know I'd be tempted.
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Old 06-24-2013, 04:58 PM   #4
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A Mini Glo....sign me up. I know I'd be tempted.
I think there is a whole crowd lined up for that one already
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Old 06-24-2013, 05:49 PM   #5
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I think there is a whole crowd lined up for that one already
Count me in
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #6
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Yes....I am part of that crowd. I would be a happy person if they made a mini glo. I would be so happy that I think I would buy 5. One for me and the rest to give as Christmas gifts later.


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Old 06-25-2013, 11:24 AM   #7
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Now I am torn between caving and getting a Mini to always have on hand, or waiting and seeing if a Mini Glo comes out.
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I would get one....and sell it when the lighted comes out. What if it doesn't? This is their budget model, so they might not. Though I think they would sell a ton, if they did.
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Old 06-25-2013, 02:45 PM   #9
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If they DO release a Glo Mini, I don't think it will be at the $40 price point...
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Ooh, exactly what I'd been hoping for!
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:22 PM   #11
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If they DO release a Glo Mini, I don't think it will be at the $40 price point...
I'd pay $80.
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Old 06-25-2013, 04:42 PM   #12
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Read what happened to me when I tried to buy one from their website, link below. Not an isolated incident. Still waiting to hear back from Kobo.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=216452
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:13 PM   #13
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Good to know; I found I'd been double-charged. I sent an email and am waiting for a response; I'll also contact my bank and let them know I may be challenging one of the payments.
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Family Christian Bookstore has them. I would likely purchase from them instead of risking a double or triple charge from Kobo directly.

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Those that have been double charged, thanks for posting that in this thread too. I truly hope you get it resolved. That definitely dampens my enthusiasm.

Powell's is sold out. The nearest Family Christian is several hours away in Bend. I may swing by Best Buy (*cringe*) or Target and see if they happen to carry them.
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