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Kobo Aura

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Kobo Aura review: specs and price

Kobo Aura
Kobo Aura

Why is Kobo Aura better than the average?

  • Weight
    174gvs271.62g
  • Thickness
    8.1mmvs9.91mm
  • Pixel density
    212ppivs185.5ppi
  • Internal storage
    4GBvs3.71GB
  • Volume
    138.51cm³vs24673.48cm³
  • Height
    150mmvs178.76mm
  • Number of screen shades
    16vs15.03
  • Width
    114mmvs138.03mm

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Design

1.weight

174g

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47.3g

2.volume

138.51cm³

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

3.thickness

8.1mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

4.height

150mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

5.width

114mm

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
Kobo Aura

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

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Display

1.Has a white e-paper display
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
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 an e-paper display
Kobo Aura

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

4.has a anti-reflection coating
Kobo Aura

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

5.pixel density

212ppi

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

300ppi

6.has a touch screen
Kobo Aura

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

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Performance

1.has an external memory slot
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

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

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Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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
Kobo Aura

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

3.Has WiFi
Kobo Aura

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Kobo Aura

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.has dictionary
Kobo Aura

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

2.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Kobo Aura

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

3.supported file types

15

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

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

4.has a gyroscope
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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