86points

Kobo Aura

64points

Kobo Glo

Comparison winner
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24 facts in comparison

Kobo Aura vs Kobo Glo

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo
86
points
Kobo Aura
64
points
Kobo Glo

Why is Kobo Aura better than Kobo Glo?

  • Has a white e-paper display
    ?
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • 11g lighter
    174gvs185g
  • 4 more file types supported
    ?

    15vs11
  • 22.56% less body volume
    138.51cm³vs178.98cm³
  • 2GB more internal storage
    4GBvs2GB
  • 1.9mm thinner
    8.1mmvs10mm
  • Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
    ?

Why is Kobo Glo better than Kobo Aura?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

138.51cm³

178.98cm³

2.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

174g

185g

3.thickness
?

Best

Amazon Kindle Voyage

7.6mm

8.1mm

10mm

4.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

150mm

157mm

5.width
?

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

114mm

114mm

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
?

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo

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 Glo
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 Glo
3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo
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 Glo
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo
6.screen size
?

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

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

6"

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 Glo
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

4GB

2GB

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 Glo
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo
3.has a search browser
?

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

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo

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

11

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

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

Users can get access to books from real libraries.

Kobo Aura
Kobo Glo
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 Glo

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