68points

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

64points

Kobo Clara HD

Comparison winner
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
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35 facts in comparison

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
68
points
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
64
points
Kobo Clara HD

Why is Amazon Kindle Paperwhite better than Kobo Clara HD?

  • Has a white e-paper display
    ?
  • Is self-lit
    ?
  • Has an e-paper display
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has dictionary
    ?
  • Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
    ?
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • Has a search browser
    ?

Why is Kobo Clara HD better than Amazon Kindle Paperwhite?

  • 41.51% higher pixel density
    300ppivs212ppi
  • 47g lighter
    166gvs213g
  • 1 more file types supported
    ?

    14vs13
  • 6GB more internal storage
    8GBvs2GB
  • 0.65mm thinner
    8.35mmvs9mm
  • 2x higher resolution
    1448 x 1072pxvs758 x 1024px
  • 59mm shorter
    110mmvs169mm
  • 3h shorter charge time
    ?

    1hvs4h

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

213g

166g

2.thickness
?

Best

Amazon Kindle Voyage

7.6mm

9mm

8.35mm

3.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

169mm

110mm

4.has a QWERTY keyboard
?

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Kobo Aura

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD

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 Clara HD
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 Clara HD
3.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 Clara HD
4.pixel density
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

300ppi

212ppi

300ppi

5.has a touch screen
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
6.screen size
?

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

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

6"

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.

For example

Tolino Vision 2

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

2GB

8GB

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 Clara HD
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
3.has a search browser
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
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 Clara HD
5.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
6.is DLNA-certified
?

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

For example

Pandigital 9" Color Multimedia R91L256

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD

Battery

1.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Kobo Clara HD

1h

4h

1h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
3.has a removable battery
?

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

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
4.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
6.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD

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

14

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
4.supports text-to-speech
?

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.

For example

PocketBook Pro 912

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Kobo Clara HD
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 Clara HD

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