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Kobo Aura H2O vs Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 29 facts in comparison

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.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
73% have it

2. 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.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
17% have it

3. weight

110g lighter.
233g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g
343g

4. 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.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
29% have it

5. thickness

0.3mm thinner.
9.7mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm
10mm

6. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
93% have it

7. internal storage

4GB more internal storage.
4GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB
8GB

8. height

15mm shorter.
179mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm
194mm

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
65% have it

10. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
19% have it

11. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6.8"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"
7"

12. has free syncing OTA

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
17% have it

13. resolution

19.17% higher resolution.
1080 x 1430px
Kobo Aura HD: 1080 x 1440px
900 x 1440px

14. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
70% have it

16. Has 802.11n WiFi 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.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
54% have it

17. supports text-to-speech

This enables your device to verbalize on-screen content.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
17% have it

18. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
70% have it

19. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
51% have it

20. width

2mm narrower.
129mm
Kobo Mini: 102mm
127mm

21. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
15
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37
37

22. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
70% have it

23. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
64% have it

24. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
87% have it

25. has a child lock

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Kobo Aura H2O
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB
6% have it

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