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Kobo Libra Colour Notebook SleepCover

Kobo Libra Colour Notebook SleepCover

Kobo Libra Colour SleepCover

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Kobo Libra Colour

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Colour your thinking

Read and mark up¹ your beloved stories, now in colour.

Introducing our most inspiring eReader yet: the new Kobo Libra Colour. Bring magic to your margins by annotating your pages, organizing your thoughts, and highlighting inspiring lines, all in colour. With Kobo Stylus 2 compatibility, you can dive deeper into your favourite stories by marking up meaningful moments and highlighting powerful passages in the eBooks you love.

Browse and read eBooks in full colour

Bring colour to your fictional and factual worlds. Experience your reading life in colour with the 7" E Ink Kaleido™ 3 display's soothing colour palette. Book covers, illustrations, note-taking and more come to life. No glare in sunlight, no notifications—just you and your book in full-colour bliss.

Dive into your stories with colourful mark-ups

With Kobo Stylus 2¹ compatibility, you can mark up and highlight your eBooks in colour. Add depth to your own reading world by underlining inspiring lines and bringing some personality to your pages.

Your journal, daily planner, book club prep and more

Whether you're capturing a book club note, a journal entry, or an inspired thought—it’s never been easier or more fun with Kobo's integrated notebooks and Kobo Stylus 2¹. Effortlessly share your thoughts in colour (or just never lose them) with notebooks backed up on the Kobo Cloud, and connection to Dropbox or Google Drive.

A woman reclining on a couch, lit by the soft light of a Kobo Libra Colour eReader she is holding, along with a Kobo Stylus 2. A woman reclining on a couch, lit by the soft light of a Kobo Libra Colour eReader she is holding, along with a Kobo Stylus 2.

Read comfortably, always

With an ergonomically curved form meant to fit perfectly in your hand, Kobo Libra Colour is a delight to read on with page-turn buttons, left/right screen rotation, full font size and margin customization, and landscape mode. For restful reading at night, ComfortLight PRO automatically reduces blue light throughout the day. Or, read with Dark Mode—your eyes will thank you.

A Kobo Libra Colour eReader sitting on two hardcover books, set on a wooden table by flowers in a green vase.

Better by design

Thoughtfully made with recycled and ocean-bound plastic, as well as being fully waterproof², the Kobo Libra Colour is built to last. This eReader is also repairable, so you can extend its life and replace key components.

Learn more about Kobo's sustainability practices at and more about repairability at

Endless ways to read, with Kobo's signature eReading experience

Carry up to 24,000 eBooks or 150 Kobo Audiobooks with 32GB of storage³ and enjoy weeks of battery life⁴

Listen to Kobo Audiobooks with built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology⁵

Dive into the Kobo Store's extensive collection of eBooks and audiobooks

Borrow eBooks directly from your local library with OverDrive and Libby integration⁶

Use Pocket to save online articles for offline reading at your leisure

Adjust font size, margins, and change font style for a customized reading experience

Technical Specs


7" E Ink Kaleido™ 3 display with FastGLR and Dark Mode
300 PPI—black-and-white content
150 PPI—colour content




Dual 2.0 GHz


WiFi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (i.e. dual band, 2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth® wireless technology, and USB-C


2050 mAh, weeks of battery*
*A single charge on the eReader lasts up to 40 days, based on 30 minutes of reading per day with the front light at 30% brightness and WiFi and Bluetooth® wireless technology off.


IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 metres of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO – Adjustable brightness and colour temperature for blue light reduction


iType: 13 different fonts and over 50 font styles


144.6 x 161 x 8.3 mm


199.5 g
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)
Kobo Audiobooks**
**Audiobooks available only in select countries. Bluetooth® wireless headphones or speaker required.


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

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Kobo Libra Colour


Kobo Clara Colour


Kobo Sage

$269.99 $299.99
Screen Size
Adjustable Front Light
Blue Light Control
Long Battery Life
Listen to Kobo Audiobooks
Google Drive & Dropbox
Kobo Stylus Compatibility
Exterior made with recycled plastic
7" colour E Ink Kaleido™ 3 touchscreen
32GB = 24,000 eBooks
Yes, Kobo Stylus sold separately
Select Colours: Black
6" colour E Ink Kaleido™ 3 touchscreen
16GB = 12,000 eBooks
Not compatible with Kobo Stylus
Available In: Black
Kobo Clara Colour
8” HD flush E Ink Carta 1200 touchscreen
32GB = 24,000 eBooks
Yes, Kobo Stylus sold separately
Available In: Black
Kobo Sage

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