Kobo Books- Android App for Reading

Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks are listed under the ‘Books & Reference’ category on Google Play Store. The app is rated 12+ by IARC i.e., suitable for a certain age group. This app can be downloaded free from the Play Store/App store. The app contains in-app purchases. However, it may also contain ads placed by developers. Android requirements vary with each device for the compatibility of this app. The latest version of the app is ‘8.11.24971 Build 42’ which was updated recently on Dec 13, 2022. It was first released publicly on 15th June 2010.

Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks are offered by ‘Kobo Books’. The size of the Android application is about 49 MB. The reviews of 242K users have given it an average rating of 4.0/5 stars. Kobo Books has been downloaded by over 10 million Android users.


Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks is an app for literature lovers and is offered by ‘Kobo Books’. It is integrated with ‘www.kobo.com’. It provides online access to book reading and literature with an infinite collection. There are plenty of options for the readers because of a huge collection of eBooks and moreover Audiobooks in the app. Users can find, read and listen to their favorite books from the collection.

Pros of the Application

  • Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks is an online platform for book readers and literature lovers with a huge collection of eBooks and Audiobooks.  
  • With over 5 million book titles to choose from, this is one of the largest online book collections. There are unlimited choices and options for users to read. There are millions of members of Kobo.com which makes it the largest and most versatile online literature platform.
  • Users can search their favorite books online by author name, title, genre, or topic. Users can also read reviews of others for the books and can also review and rate the books.
  • Users cannot only customize the reading material like UI, text and font style, and font size but also have to option to select from different languages, for example, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, etc.
  • With night mode enabled, users can easily streamline their literature reading.
  • Users can rate any book that they read and can also provide a review about them.
  • The app also provides the most popular books and trending book feeds for users so as to make it easier to choose between different stuff.
  • Users can recommend and share different books with their friends and discuss different books with others using different social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks provide plenty of free reading material to every user. Users can also purchase eBooks and Audiobooks at a very affordable price.   
  • The app is also included in Editors’ Choice which makes it a reliable app.

Cons of the Application

  • Most customers complained that it is difficult to find quality reading material from a huge collection and most of that stuff isn’t free.
  • There are a lot of complaints about user interface UI being revamped to increase usability and a better experience.
  • There are lots of bugs and error issues on the app that slows the app and greatly affect the reading experience.

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Kobo Books – eBooks & Audiobooks is integrated with Kobo.com to provide reading material and books worldwide. At the first launch of the app, the user needs to sign up for personalized usage and a better experience. Users can avail of a 5$ instant credit discount for their first purchase on the app. You can sign up via:

  • With Facebook
  • With Google
  • Using E-mail 

There are different categories for exploring and personalized usage:

  • eBooks
  • Audio Books
  • Kids
  • Search option
  • Recently Opened
  • Popular Audiobooks and many more