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Kobo is releasing an updated version of its 6-inch Aura e-reader next month

The Kobo Aura Edition 2

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Earlier today, Circuit Breaker told you about the Kobo Aura One, the new 7.8-inch e-reader that will hit stores next month. But it won't be the only new e-reader from Kobo, as the company announced that an updated version of the original 6-inch Aura — which was released in 2013 — will also be available next month.

The Kobo Aura Edition 2 features a 6-inch, 212ppi display, 4GB of storage (which can hold about 3,000 e-books), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and weighs in at 180 grams, slightly heavier than the original. The Aura Edition 2 will last about two months on a single charge, and will retail for $119 when it's released next month. Although if you're in the market for a Kobo, the Aura One may be a better value thanks to being water resistant and featuring a much sharper screen. Both the Kobo Aura Edition 2 and Aura One will be available for preorder on August 30th and will go on sale on September 6th.