89points

Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi

86points

Kobo Aura

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Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi vs Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura
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86
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Why is Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi better than Kobo Aura?

  • Has free syncing OTA
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Wireless charging

Why is Kobo Aura better than Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi?

  • Has an external memory slot
  • 2 more file types supported
    15vs13
  • 20g lighter
    174gvs194g
  • 0.2mm thinner
    8.1mmvs8.3mm
  • 9mm shorter
    150mmvs159mm
  • 27mm narrower
    114mmvs141mm
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has a QWERTY keyboard

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

194g

174g

Best

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47.3g

2.height

159mm

150mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

3.thickness

8.3mm

8.1mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

4.width

141mm

114mm

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

5.has a QWERTY keyboard
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

This e-paper display is much brighter and whiter than normal e-paper displays - it provides a better reading experience due to higher contrast.

2.is self-lit
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

3.has a anti-reflection coating
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

4.Has an e-paper display
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.

5.pixel density

300ppi

212ppi

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

300ppi

6.has a touch screen
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.internal storage

4GB

4GB

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

2.has a search browser
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

3.Has WiFi
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has a cellular module
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

PocketBook PocketBook 360 Plus

3.wireless charging
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.supported file types

13

15

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

2.has dictionary
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

3.has free syncing OTA
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

4.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

5.has a gyroscope
Amazon Kindle Oasis WiFi
Kobo Aura

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

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