86points

Kobo Aura H2O

96points

Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
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33 facts in comparison

Kobo Aura H2O vs Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
86
points
Kobo Aura H2O
96
points
Kobo Clara HD

Why is Kobo Aura H2O better than Kobo Clara HD?

  • 1 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs14
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 13.33% bigger screen size
    ?

    6.8"vs6"
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Why is Kobo Clara HD better than Kobo Aura H2O?

  • 13.21% higher pixel density
    ?

    300ppivs265ppi
  • 4GB more internal storage
    ?

    8GBvs4GB
  • 67g lighter
    ?

    166gvs233g
  • 0.51% higher resolution
    ?

    1072 x 1448pxvs1080 x 1430px
  • 19mm narrower
    ?

    110mmvs129mm
  • 22mm shorter
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    157mmvs179mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 1.4mm thinner
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    8.3mmvs9.7mm

Price comparison

Kobo Clara HD

Buy used:

$94.99

ProductStorePrice
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen...Kobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen E-Reader
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$123.29
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Libra H2O White
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$158.68
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with ...Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage – Ad-Supported
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$129.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm ...Kindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm light – Ad-Supported
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$249.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonMobiScribe 6'8 E-Ink Tablet Bundle - 6.8...MobiScribe 6'8 E-Ink Tablet Bundle - 6.8 Digital Notepad, Anti Glare Screen, Touch Screen Display, Adjustable Built in Warm/Cold Light, Low Power Consumption, WiFi, Android
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$179.00
Kobo Clara HD AmazonAll-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes a...All-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes access to thousands of books - Rainbow Birds Cover
Amazon logo
$109.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Forma
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$292.91
Kobo Clara HD AmazonFintie Case for Kobo Clara HD - Slim Fit...Fintie Case for Kobo Clara HD - Slim Fit Premium Vegan Leather Folio Cover with Auto Sleep/Wake for Kobo Clara HD 6" eReader, Love Tree
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$10.99
Kobo Clara HD walmartAllytech Case for Kobo Clara HD 6" 2018 ...Allytech Case for Kobo Clara HD 6" 2018 eReader, Stand Auto Wake Sleep Flip PU Leather Stand Case Protective Cover for Kobo Clara HD, Galaxy
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$169.96

Design

1.weight

233g

166g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.is dustproof and water-resistant
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
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.
3.width

129mm

110mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

179mm

157mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.thickness

9.7mm

8.3mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Display

1.is self-lit
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
2.pixel density

265ppi

300ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.has anti-reflection coating
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
4.has a touch screen
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has an e-paper display
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
6.screen size

6.8"

6"

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

Performance

1.internal storage

4GB

8GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
2.has an external memory slot
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
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.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a search browser
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
4.has a cellular module
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.
5.can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
6.is DLNA-certified
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
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.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Supports fast charging
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
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.
4.has a removable battery
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
5.has wireless charging
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.supported file types

15

14

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
2.has dictionary
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
3.has free syncing OTA
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
4.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Kobo Aura H2O
Kobo Clara HD
Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Price comparison

Kobo Clara HD

Buy used:

$94.99

ProductStorePrice
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen...Kobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen E-Reader
Amazon logo
$123.29
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Libra H2O White
Amazon logo
$158.68
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with ...Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage – Ad-Supported
Amazon logo
$129.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm ...Kindle Oasis – Now with adjustable warm light – Ad-Supported
Amazon logo
$249.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonMobiScribe 6'8 E-Ink Tablet Bundle - 6.8...MobiScribe 6'8 E-Ink Tablet Bundle - 6.8 Digital Notepad, Anti Glare Screen, Touch Screen Display, Adjustable Built in Warm/Cold Light, Low Power Consumption, WiFi, Android
Amazon logo
$179.00
Kobo Clara HD AmazonAll-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes a...All-new Kindle Kids Edition - Includes access to thousands of books - Rainbow Birds Cover
Amazon logo
$109.99
Kobo Clara HD AmazonKobo Forma
Amazon logo
$292.91
Kobo Clara HD AmazonFintie Case for Kobo Clara HD - Slim Fit...Fintie Case for Kobo Clara HD - Slim Fit Premium Vegan Leather Folio Cover with Auto Sleep/Wake for Kobo Clara HD 6" eReader, Love Tree
Amazon logo
$10.99
Kobo Clara HD walmartAllytech Case for Kobo Clara HD 6" 2018 ...Allytech Case for Kobo Clara HD 6" 2018 eReader, Stand Auto Wake Sleep Flip PU Leather Stand Case Protective Cover for Kobo Clara HD, Galaxy
walmart logo
$169.96

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