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Old 04-20-2020, 03:50 PM   #1
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Not sure if this is news or should be in the Kobo forum. If it should be moved, please feel free.

This comes from Good e-Reader, so consider the source. But: The Kobo Nia e-reader is out soon

Details are non-existent. Speculation is that it will be a low end replacement for the Aura 2 or maybe the Clara. Those would make sense.

If this is finally a 6" Kobo that is both waterproof and has color changing light, I'll buy it (once the first wave is out and all Kobo's usual flaws are fixed).
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:11 PM   #2
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:31 PM   #3
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PRICELESS!

And with a split infinitive! [Read the article.]
Yeah, the title is also kind of cludgy. I almost reworded it to something like "The Kobo Nia e-reader is coming soon" but I didn't want to lose that Good e-Reader flavor.
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:38 PM   #4
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I hear you.

Say, when is Mother's Day?

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Old 04-20-2020, 04:42 PM   #5
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I agree with the comments there about the Clara needing a touch more bezel and grippability.

Hope this device, if it's replacing the Clara, addresses that.
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I hear you.

Say, when is Mother's Day?

I'd say the date the Nia is released is Mother's Day, no matter what the lying calendar says it is.
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:44 PM   #7
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How exciting!

....



Oh wait, reads the source.


*Wanders off to look at something else instead.*
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:46 PM   #8
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I agree with the comments there about the Clara needing a touch more bezel and grippability.

Hope this device, if it's replacing the Clara, addresses that.
Yeah, the focus on ever smaller bezels seems like something for marketing and reviewers. People gripe about the bezels on the Nook Glowlight 3, but I love them.
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How exciting!

....



Oh wait, reads the source.


*Wanders off to look at something else instead.*
The screenshot is the only thing that made me post.
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The screenshot is the only thing that made me post.
Agreed - that screenshot gives it some credibility on its own..
Something is afoot it would seem
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Old 04-20-2020, 04:56 PM   #11
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Le Sigh! How many more centuries must pas before the completely fake, utterly WRONG so-called "rule" about split infinitives is abandoned by people who really should know there ain't no such thing? I impatiently wait.
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Kobo Nia?
Doesn't sound quite right...

If it's Goodereader, it should be the Kobo Nyah-nyah.
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Since the image used by Good e-Reader was lifted from the FCC site, very likely this a real device. As usual, they got some of it wrong such as saying a SanDisk SD card when the FCC says it's a San16GB eMMC SDSDQAB-016G.
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Since the image used by Good e-Reader was lifted from the FCC site, very likely this a real device. As usual, they got some of it wrong such as saying a SanDisk SD card when the FCC says it's a San16GB eMMC SDSDQAB-016G.

That is a manufacture code for a SanDisk SD card.

I presume the eMMC part simply means it's embedded (soldered on), which the articles does mention.
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