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Old 03-03-2017, 06:40 PM   #15
Nate the great
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Originally Posted by filmo View Post
Kobo mini came out when new models had front light, bigger screen, or maybe higher resolution while Kobo Mini only had smaller screen and lower price. I think it needed front light to have better sales. Kobo at that time was invisible in USA market and still is. My dentist saw my mini and bought one. 2 USA airmen saw mine in a Best Buy store and wanted to buy one.
No, there were a bunch of 5" e-readers before the kobo mini. Hanlin released several, and so did Pocketbook, Hanvon - and those were just the ones with the E-ink screens.

I have a bunch of them on my shelf.
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