Kobo Vox Revealed as a 7″ Tablet

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Do you  recall that Kobo device that I showed you on Friday – the one with the funky corners? Today I learned that it probably doesn’t look like that.

A friend showed me a different diagram that he found in the FCC paperwork. (It was there but I didn’t know to look for it.) The new image shows a rather ordinary looking 7″ tablet with Wifi(n), a microSD card slot, and possibly a headphone jack.

Now it makes more sense but I still don’t expect Kobo to ever release this. This was sent through the FCC by Wistron, not Kobo. That means that Kobo probably passed on it, and I think that becuase Kobo sent the Kobo Touch through the FCC on their own. Wistron also later sent a copy of the Kobo touch through the FCC.

Update: I’ve gotten a hint that Kobo will release this tablet. Whoops.

In any case, this is a topic that will have to be tabled until early November; that’s when the FCC paperwork is revealed.

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


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