Kobo Arc Now Available at Indigo

-The Perfect Gift from Canada's One Stop Magical Holiday Shop-
TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Indigo, Canada's largest book, gift and 
specialty toy retailer announces the arrival of the Kobo Arc $199.99 (16G) and 
$249.99 (32G) and $299.99 (64GB), at Indigo and Chapters stores nationally and 
online at indigo.ca. 
According to Heather Reisman, Indigo's Chief Executive Officer, "At Indigo 
we're excited that the Kobo Arc tablet is now in store. The Kobo Arc is an 
amazing tablet experience at an affordable price—a gift that will delight 
the whole family. We look forward to the new suite of Kobo devices, the Kobo 
Arc, Glo and Mini, as well as our beautiful range of colourful accessories to 
be the "it" gift for the holiday season." 
The Kobo Arc is a competitively featured Android 4.0 multimedia tablet that 
provides a new way to discover content - books, movies, TV shows, music, web 
pages and more. With a Kobo-developed interface called Tapestries, Kobo Arc 
gives consumers an exciting new way to discover content. It's the only tablet 
that gets to know you, so you get more of what you love. Using an intelligent 
cross-media recommendations engine, Kobo's unique Discovery Ribbon responds to 
the user's "pinned" content in the Tapestries to recommend related videos, 
movies, books, webpages and other related content. The Kobo Arc makes it easy 
to discover new personal multimedia recommendations with little effort as the 
tablet learns what consumers love - and brings them more. The 7" 
high-definition display delivers crisp, sharp text and with 16-million colours 
bring photos and videos to life. Front facing speakers with SRS TruMedia 
sound, a built-in microphone and camera to take photos and connect with 
friends via Skype™, the Kobo Arc offers up to 10 hours of continuous reading 
or video play, and 2 weeks on standby. With Google® Play, Kobo Arc users have 
access to more than 600,000 apps and much-loved apps including Facebook®, 
Twitter®, Sesame Street, Skype, Rdio®, Zinio® and PressReader® come 
pre-loaded on the tablet. The Kobo Arc is available in Black and White with 
Blue and Purple interchangeable SnapBacks and is priced at $199.99 (16G) and 
$249.99 (32G) and $299.99 (64GB), 
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock 
Exchange (IDG). As the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in 
Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including 
Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books,Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit; Chapters; The 
World's Biggest Bookstore; and Coles. The online channel, indigo.ca, offers a 
one-stop online shop with a robust selection of books, toys, home décor, 
stationery and gifts. In 2004, Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading 
Foundation, a registered charity that provides new books and education 
materials to high-needs Canadian elementary schools, to address the literacy 
crisis in Canada. To date the Foundation, as well as the Indigo "Adopt a 
School" program, have contributed $13 million, equating to more than a million 
books, to high-needs elementary schools across Canada. Visit loveofreading.org 
for more information. To learn more about Indigo, please visit the Our Company 
section at indigo.ca. 
About Kobo.
Kobo Inc. is one of the world's fastest-growing eReading services offering 
nearly 3 million eBooks, magazines and newspapers-and counting. Believing that 
consumers should have the freedom to read any book on any device, Kobo has 
built an open-standards platform to provide consumers with a choice when 
reading. Inspired by a "Read Freely" philosophy and a passion for innovation, 
Kobo has expanded to nearly 190 countries, where millions of consumers have 
access to localized eBook catalogues and award-winning eReaders, like the Kobo 
Touch. With top-ranked eReading applications for Apple, BlackBerry, Android, 
and Windows products, Kobo allows consumers to make eReading social through 
Facebook Timeline and Reading Life, an industry-first social experience that 
lets users to earn awards for time spent reading and encouraging others to 
join in. Headquartered in Toronto and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten, Kobo 
eReaders can be found at Indigo, and in major retail chains across the 
globe. For more information, visit www.kobo.com.  
For images and further information please contact: 
Janet Eger Vice President, Public Relations, Indigo Books & Music Inc. 416 342 
8561 jeger@indigo.ca 
SOURCE: Indigo Books & Music Inc. 
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