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54points

Kobo Clara HD

64points

Kobo Glo

Kobo Clara HD
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30 facts in comparison

Kobo Clara HD vs Kobo Glo

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
54
points
Kobo Clara HD
64
points
Kobo Glo

Why is Kobo Clara HD better than Kobo Glo?

  • 3 more file types supported
    ?

    14vs11
  • 6GB more internal storage
    8GBvs2GB
  • 18.1% less body volume
    146.59cm³vs178.98cm³
  • 19g lighter
    166gvs185g
  • 2x higher resolution
    1448 x 1072pxvs1024 x 758px
  • 47mm shorter
    110mmvs157mm
  • 1.65mm thinner
    8.35mmvs10mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Why is Kobo Glo better than Kobo Clara HD?

  • Is self-lit
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Has an e-paper display
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has dictionary
    ?
  • Has a search browser
    ?
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • 45.6mm narrower
    114mmvs159.6mm

Price comparison

Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Glo

Design

1.volume
?

Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

146.59cm³

178.98cm³

2.weight
?

Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

166g

185g

3.thickness
?

Best

Aluratek AEBK01FS

0.95mm

8.35mm

10mm

4.height
?

Best

Kobo Clara HD

110mm

110mm

157mm

5.width
?

Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

159.6mm

114mm

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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo

Display

1.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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
2.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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
3.has a touch screen
?

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

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
4.screen size
?

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

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

6"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
6.resolution
?

Best

Kobo Aura HD

1080 x 1440px

1448 x 1072px

1024 x 758px

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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
2.internal storage
?

Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

8GB

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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

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

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

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
5.is DLNA-certified
?

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.

For example

Pandigital Novel 9" Color Multimedia R90L200

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
6.has NFC
?

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

For example

Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

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

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
5.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 Clara HD
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

14

11

2.has dictionary
?

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo

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