Rakuten Kobo Aura One Limited Edition: Keeping up with the Kindles isn’t easy
What was once a potential Kindle-killer is now playing catch-up.
Rakuten Kobo’s latest e-reader, the Kobo Aura One Limited Edition, looks identical to the year-old Kobo Aura One. But with 32GB of storage and a few new software tricks up its sleeve, it’s designed to go blowfor-blow with Amazon’s outstanding 2017 Kindle Oasis ( go.pcworld.com/knos). While it isn’t quite up to the task, it still has a lot to offer certain readers.
PRICING, SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
The Kobo Aura One Limited Edition’s not cheap. At $280 from Rakuten Kobo ( go. pcworld.com/rako), it costs as much as Amazon’s 32GB Kindle Oasis with “Special Offers” (ads at the bottom of the screen) and $50 more than Kobo’s original Aura One. Those willing to pay the premium will be rewarded with 32GB of storage, four