71points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

80points

Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
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29 facts in comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
71
points
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
80
points
Kobo Aura

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Kobo Aura?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?

Why is Kobo Aura better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • 39g lighter
    174gvs213g
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 2 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs13
  • 2GB more internal storage
    4GBvs2GB
  • 19mm shorter
    150mmvs169mm
  • 0.9mm thinner
    8.1mmvs9mm

Price comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite aliexpressNew 6 "eink for amazon KINDLE Digma s675...New 6 "eink for amazon KINDLE Digma s675 onyx BOOX C67ML paperwhite Magellan2 ED060XC3 (lf) c1 00 ED060XC3 keyboard with backlig
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$55.00

Kobo Aura

Buy used:

$99.98

ProductStorePrice
Kobo Aura AmazonKobo Aura - eBook reader - 4 GB - 6"(N23...Kobo Aura - eBook reader - 4 GB - 6"(N236-KU-BK-K-EP)
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$149.00
Kobo Aura AmazonLikebook Mars E-Reader, 7.8' Carta Touch...Likebook Mars E-Reader, 7.8' Carta Touch Screen,300PPI, 8Core Processor,Adjustable Built-in Warm/Cold Light, Built-in Audible, Android 6.0, Support Google Play Store 16GB
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$229.00
Kobo Aura AmazonKobo N514-AC-GD-O-PU Classic Gold Cover ...Kobo N514-AC-GD-O-PU Classic Gold Cover For Kobo Aura
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$4.99
Kobo Aura AmazonFast 15W Wall Charger Works for Kobo Aur...Fast 15W Wall Charger Works for Kobo Aura ONE Limited Edition with USB Type-C 2.0 Cable with True 2.1Amp Charging!
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$15.99
Kobo Aura AmazonBasic USB Adapter Power Kit Compatible w...Basic USB Adapter Power Kit Compatible with Kobo Aura ONE Limited Edition! Includes : (1) Charging USB 2.0 Data Cable, (1) USB Car Charger Adapter, (1) USB Blade Wall Charger. (1.2A)
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$14.99
Kobo Aura AmazonKobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen...Kobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen E-Reader
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$129.34
Kobo Aura AmazonSony DPT-RP1/B 13” Digital Paper, Black
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$698.00

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

213g

174g

2.height
?

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

169mm

150mm

3.thickness
?

Best

Amazon Kindle Voyage

7.6mm

9mm

8.1mm

4.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
?

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard. Show more

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura

Display

1.is self-lit
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
2.has a touch screen
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
4.pixel density
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

300ppi

212ppi

212ppi

5.Has an e-paper display
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
6.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

6"

Performance

1.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

2GB

4GB

2.has an external memory slot
?

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. Show more

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (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.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
3.has a search browser
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
4.has a cellular module
?

Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

PocketBook PocketBook Pro 902

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura

Features

1.supported file types
?

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

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

13

15

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
3.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
?

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
4.has free syncing OTA
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
5.supports text-to-speech
?

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura
6.has a gyroscope
?

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. Show more

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura

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