Skip to product information
1 of 5


Rakuten Kobo Forma e-reader- 8GB

Rakuten Kobo Forma e-reader- 8GB

Regular price $299.99 USD
Regular price Sale price $299.99 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

With a lightweight and ergonomic design, an 8.0" glare-free screen, the option for landscape or portrait mode, and page-turn buttons - this is our most comfortable eReader yet, complete with waterproof reliability. Dropbox Support allows you to add your own eBooks and documents wirelessly. Storage size available in 8GB and 32GB. Kobo Forma is the must-have eReader for booklovers who read for hours on end

Read comfortably

Whether you’re right-handed or a lefty, you can use Kobo Forma's page-turn buttons
or use the touchscreen to read. Read in portrait or landscape mode, or set the text to automatically change orientation depending how you hold your eReader.


Enjoy reading by the water, worry-free

Fully waterproof with HZO Protection™, Kobo Forma is always ready for
unexpected spills or bathtime reader bliss.*

*Meets requirements of IPX8 rating. Waterproof for up to
60 minutes in up to 2 meters of water.


Technical Specs


8.0” HD 300 PPI Mobius E Ink flush touchscreen 

1440 × 1920 resolution


8GB or 32GB


1 GHz


512 MB


WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB


Weeks of battery life*

*Dependent on individual usage


IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO – Adjustable brightness and colour temperature


TypeGenius: 12 different fonts and over 50 font styles

Dimensions (mm)

160 x 177.7 x 4.2 - 8.5 mm



*Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

Supported Formats

15 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, FlePub, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)


English, French, French (Canada), German, Spanish, Spanish (Mexico), Italian, Catalan, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Turkish, Japanese, Traditional Chinese

View full details