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Kobo Aura HD

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Kobo Aura HD review: specs and price

Kobo Aura HD
Kobo Aura HD
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Why is Kobo Aura HD better than the average?

  • Pixel density
    265ppivs185.5ppi
  • Internal storage
    4GBvs3.71GB
  • Screen size
    6.8"vs6.65"
  • Volume
    263.75cm³vs24673.48cm³
  • Weight
    240gvs271.62g
  • Height
    175.7mmvs178.76mm
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1440pxvs662286.94px
  • Width
    128.3mmvs138.03mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.volume

263.75cm³

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

2.weight

240g

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

3.height

175.7mm

Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

4.thickness

11.7mm

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

5.width

128.3mm

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

Display

1.is self-lit
Kobo Aura 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.Has an e-paper display
Kobo Aura HD

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

3.pixel density

265ppi

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

300ppi

4.has a touch screen
Kobo Aura HD

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

5.screen size

6.8"

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

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Kobo Aura HD

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.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Kobo Aura HD

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

3.CPU speed

1 x 1GHz

Best

Tolino Vision 2

1 x 1GHz

Connectivity

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Kobo Aura HD

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 HD

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

3.Has WiFi
Kobo Aura HD

The device can connect to WiFi.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Kobo Aura HD

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supported file types

13

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

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

2.has dictionary
Kobo Aura HD

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

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