96points

Kobo Clara HD

65points

Kobo Glo

Kobo Clara HD
Comparison winner
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33 facts in comparison

Kobo Clara HD vs Kobo Glo

Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
96
points
Kobo Clara HD
65
points
Kobo Glo

Why is Kobo Clara HD better than Kobo Glo?

  • Has anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • 3 more file types supported
    ?

    14vs11
  • 6GB more internal storage
    ?

    8GBvs2GB
  • 19g lighter
    ?

    166gvs185g
  • 19.91% less body volume
    ?

    143.34cm³vs178.98cm³
  • Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
    ?
  • Has free syncing OTA
    ?
  • 2x higher resolution
    ?

    1072 x 1448pxvs1024 x 758px

Why is Kobo Glo better than Kobo Clara HD?

  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?

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 AmazonBarnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 eReader ...Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 eReader - 6" Model - New - 8GB
Amazon logo
$134.99
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 aliexpressKOBO Clara HD N249 eReader Touch screen ...KOBO Clara HD N249 eReader Touch screen e Book Reader e-ink Front Light e-books Reader white / warm light
aliexpress logo
$109.25
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

Kobo Glo

Buy used:

$79.99

ProductStorePrice
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen...Kobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen E-Reader
Amazon logo
$124.63
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo Libra H2O White
Amazon logo
$158.68
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo N873-KU-BK-K-EP 7" Digital eBook Re...Kobo N873-KU-BK-K-EP 7" Digital eBook Reader with Touchscreen, Black
Amazon logo
$159.12
Kobo Glo 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 Glo aliexpresseBook eReader Kobo Glo N613 Front-light ...eBook eReader Kobo Glo N613 Front-light e-Book Touch screen e-ink 6 inch 1024x768 2GB WIFI book Reader
aliexpress logo
$63.00
Kobo Glo walmart1500mAh PR-285083 Battery Barnes & Noble...1500mAh PR-285083 Battery Barnes & Noble Nook BNRV510 Glowlight Plus 2015, Kobo Glo HD
walmart logo
$6.99

Design

1.weight

166g

185g

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.volume

143.34cm³

178.98cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.height

157mm

157mm

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

110mm

114mm

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

8.3mm

10mm

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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Display

1.is self-lit
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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 anti-reflection coating
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
3.Has an e-paper display
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
4.has a touch screen
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.screen size

6"

6"

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

1072 x 1448px

1024 x 758px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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.
2.internal storage

8GB

2GB

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.

Connectivity

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

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Supports fast charging
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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 Clara HD
Kobo Glo
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
5.has wireless charging
Kobo Clara HD
Kobo Glo
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

14

11

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

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 AmazonBarnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 eReader ...Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight 3 eReader - 6" Model - New - 8GB
Amazon logo
$134.99
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 aliexpressKOBO Clara HD N249 eReader Touch screen ...KOBO Clara HD N249 eReader Touch screen e Book Reader e-ink Front Light e-books Reader white / warm light
aliexpress logo
$109.25
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

Kobo Glo

Buy used:

$79.99

ProductStorePrice
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen...Kobo Clara HD 6" Carta E Ink Touchscreen E-Reader
Amazon logo
$124.63
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo Libra H2O White
Amazon logo
$158.68
Kobo Glo AmazonKobo N873-KU-BK-K-EP 7" Digital eBook Re...Kobo N873-KU-BK-K-EP 7" Digital eBook Reader with Touchscreen, Black
Amazon logo
$159.12
Kobo Glo 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 Glo aliexpresseBook eReader Kobo Glo N613 Front-light ...eBook eReader Kobo Glo N613 Front-light e-Book Touch screen e-ink 6 inch 1024x768 2GB WIFI book Reader
aliexpress logo
$63.00
Kobo Glo walmart1500mAh PR-285083 Battery Barnes & Noble...1500mAh PR-285083 Battery Barnes & Noble Nook BNRV510 Glowlight Plus 2015, Kobo Glo HD
walmart logo
$6.99

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