Kobo took a low-key approach with the launch of its newest ereader earlier this week. The Kobo Glo HD might be amazing and priced to disrupt Amazon, but hardly anyone has put their hands on the 6 inch ereader.
I’ve been watching Youtube for the past couple days, and so far I’ve found just the one video. It’s not long, but it is better than nothing. The video was shot at the breakfast launch event on Tuesday, and it takes the Glo HD through its paces.
So tell me, have you seen any other videos?
To be honest, I’m having trouble finding any photos of the device, much less videos. There’s so little first hand reporting that it is almost as if Kobo didn’t want anyone to see their new Kindle killer.
Given that the Kobo Glo HD has a screen resolution comparable to the Kindle Voyage but is priced the same as the Kindle Paperwhite, I find that very puzzling – also frustrating. If you see a report from someone who actually put their hands on the Glo HD, let me know. I want to read it.
The Kobo Glo HD is scheduled to ship in the US and Canada on 1 May. It will go up for pre-order next week on Chapter.Indigo.ca website., and can be pre-ordered on the