68points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

81points

Kobo Aura H2O

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
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28 facts in comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Kobo Aura H2O

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
68
points
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
81
points
Kobo Aura H2O

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Kobo Aura H2O?

  • 20g lighter
    213gvs233g
  • 0.7mm thinner
    9mmvs9.7mm
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • 10mm shorter
    169mmvs179mm

Why is Kobo Aura H2O better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • 25% higher pixel density
    265ppivs212ppi
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 2 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs13
  • 13.33% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.8"vs6"
  • 2GB more internal storage
    4GBvs2GB
  • 1.99x higher resolution
    1080 x 1430pxvs758 x 1024px
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

213g

233g

2.thickness
?

Best

Amazon Kindle Voyage

7.6mm

9mm

9.7mm

3.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

169mm

179mm

4.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
5.has a QWERTY keyboard
?

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O

Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
2.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 H2O
3.pixel density
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

300ppi

212ppi

265ppi

4.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
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.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
6.has a touch screen
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O

Performance

1.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.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

2GB

4GB

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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 H2O
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
3.has a search browser
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
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 H2O

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
2.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O

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 H2O
3.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
?

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
4.supports text-to-speech
?

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O
5.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2013)

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Aura H2O

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