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Kobo eReader Touch up for pre-order in Japan, hitting market with 'localized experience' July 19th

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Kobo eReader Touch up for pre-order in Japan, hitting market with 'localized experience' July 19th

Engadget – 2012-07-03

Ever since Rakuten revealed its intentions to scoop up Kobo, the e-reader maker was clearly destined to hit the Japanese market. As noted a week or so back, the company's eReader Touch will be arriving the Land of the Rising Sun in July -- July 19th, to be exact. And, starting today, customers in that country can pre-order the reader for ¥7,980 (or $100 USD). Kobo's promised a "fully localized" experience on the reader, including local currency, content and a "robust" offering of Japanese...
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