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87points

Kobo Aura

54points

Kobo Clara HD

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Kobo Clara HD
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Kobo Aura vs Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
87
points
Kobo Aura
54
points
Kobo Clara HD

Why is Kobo Aura better than Kobo Clara HD?

  • Has a white e-paper display
    ?
  • Is self-lit
    ?
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • Has an e-paper display
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 1 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs14
  • Has dictionary
    ?

Why is Kobo Clara HD better than Kobo Aura?

  • 41.51% higher pixel density
    300ppivs212ppi
  • 4GB more internal storage
    8GBvs4GB
  • 8g lighter
    166gvs174g
  • 40mm shorter
    110mmvs150mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Kobo Aura

Kobo Clara HD

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

138.51cm³

146.59cm³

2.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

174g

166g

3.thickness
?

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

8.1mm

8.35mm

4.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

150mm

110mm

5.width
?

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

114mm

159.6mm

6.Weather-sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

Kobo Aura
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.

Kobo Aura
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.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
4.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
Kobo Clara HD
5.pixel density
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

300ppi

212ppi

300ppi

6.has a touch screen
?

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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD

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.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

4GB

8GB

Connectivity

1.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
Kobo Clara HD
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
3.has a search browser
?

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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
4.has a cellular module
?

Devices which use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than WiFi.

For example

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi + Cellular 32GB

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi 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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
6.has NFC
?

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
2.has a removable battery
?

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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
3.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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
4.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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Kobo Aura
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

15

14

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD
4.has a gyroscope
?

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.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Clara HD

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