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Kobo Sage
Kobo Sage
Kobo Sage
Kobo Sage
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6/10
Informr score
The Kobo Sage currently has an Informr score of 6 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Screen Size
8"
Storage
32 GB
3G
No
Reading Time
-


What the Critics Are Saying...


PC Magazine

The 8-inch Kobo Sage helps you relive the experience of making margin notes in a book, but it's a bit awkward to handle compared with 7-inch and 10-inch ebook readers.

- Sascha Segan, PC Magazine
TechCrunch

The most visible new feature is the screen, which is the latest Carta 1200 E Ink display. Both readers have 300 ppi, which is more than enough to make the text look sharp. Comparing the older Forma to the Sage (as they have very similar builds) I was surprised to find that the new screen really does...

- Devin Coldewey, TechCrunch
Gizmodo

If you’ve been curious whether an E Ink device will finally let you ditch the mountains of Moleskines, notepads, and random sticky notes cluttering your desk, the Kobo Sage is currently the cheapest e-note option on the market, and might be the best place to start. At $300 (with the stylus) it’s sti...

- Andrew Liszewski, Gizmodo


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Screen Size
8"

The Kobo Sage's screen size is 8 inches with 1440 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Backlight
Yes

There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

3G
No

This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
-

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1200 mAh battery.

Kobo Sage Specs

Overview
Release Date October 19, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Custom

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Processor Unknown Quad-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM No
TTY/TDD Unknown
SAR Unknown
Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.05 x 18.14 x 0.76 cm (6.3 x 7.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 240.8 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 1440 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 8 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Unknown
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Yes
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Unknown
Screen Reader Unknown
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported BMP, CBR, CBZ, EPUB, EPUB3, GIF, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, RTF, TIFF, TXT
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