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  • 8" HD Mobius E Ink flush touchscreen
  • Landscape mode and page-turn buttons
  • Waterproof

The ultimate reading experience

With a lightweight and ergonomic design, an 8.0" glare-free screen, the option for landscape or portrait mode, and page-turn buttons - this is our most comfortable eReader yet, complete with waterproof reliability. Dropbox Support allows you to add your own eBooks and documents wirelessly. Storage size available in 8GB and 32GB. Kobo Forma is the must-have eReader for booklovers who read for hours on end.


The ultimate reading experience

With a lightweight and ergonomic design, an 8.0" glare-free screen, the option for landscape or portrait mode, and page-turn buttons - this is our most comfortable eReader yet, complete with waterproof reliability. Dropbox Support allows you to add your own eBooks and documents wirelessly. Storage size available in 8GB and 32GB. Kobo Forma is the must-have eReader for booklovers who read for hours on end.

Read comfortably

Kobo Forma features our first ergonomic curved design. The sturdy 8.0” HD Mobius Carta E Ink screen
feels lighter than air so you can hold it comfortably and read for hours.


Read comfortably

Kobo Forma features our first ergonomic curved design. The sturdy 8.0” HD Mobius Carta E Ink screen feels lighter than air so you can hold it comfortably and read for hours.


Your eReader, fit just for you


Whether you’re right-handed or a lefty, you can use Kobo Forma's page-turn buttons or use the touchscreen to read. Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to automatically change orientation depending how you hold your eReader.

Your eReader, fit just for you


Whether you’re right-handed or a lefty, you can use Kobo Forma's page-turn buttons or use the touchscreen to read. Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to automatically change orientation depending how you hold your eReader.

Dropbox Support


Dropbox Support allows you to add eBooks and documents from your computer

or smartphone to our eReader wirelessly with your Dropbox account.

Dropbox Support


Dropbox Support allows you to add eBooks and documents from your computer or smartphone to our eReader wirelessly with your Dropbox account.

Enjoy reading by the water, worry-free

Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Forma is always ready for
unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss.*

*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to
60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water.

Enjoy reading by the water, worry-free

Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Forma is always ready for unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss.*

*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water.

The perfect light, day or night


ComfortLight PRO allows you to adjust the brightness or temperature of your screen. As the day goes on, it gradually reduces

blue light which limits eyestrain, so you can read before bed without affecting your sleep.

The perfect light, day or night

ComfortLight PRO allows you to adjust the brightness or temperature of your screen. As the day goes on, it gradually reduces blue light which limits eyestrain, so you can read before bed without affecting your sleep.

Technical Specs


Display

8.0” HD 300 PPI Mobius E Ink flush touchscreen 

1440 × 1920 resolution

Storage

8GB or 32GB

Processor

1 GHz

RAM

512 MB

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB

Battery

Weeks of battery life*

*Dependent on individual usage

Waterproof

IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO – Adjustable brightness and colour temperature

Customizability

TypeGenius: 12 different fonts and over 50 font styles

Dimensions (mm)

160 x 177.7 x 4.2 - 8.5 mm

Weight

197g

Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

Supported Formats

15 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, FlePub, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)

Languages

English, French, French (Canada), German, Spanish, Spanish (Mexico), Italian, Catalan, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Turkish, Japanese, Traditional Chinese

Customer Reviews

English