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Kobo Glo review: specs and price

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Kobo Glo

Why is Kobo Glo better than the average?

  • Weight
    185gvs265.17g
  • Volume
    178.98cm³vs281.08cm³
  • Width
    114mmvs139.31mm
  • Height
    157mmvs180.72mm

Price comparison

Design

1.volume
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Best

Sony PRS 350

120.64cm³

178.98cm³

2.weight
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Best

Asus Eee Reader DR900

47.3g

185g

3.height
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Best

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook

117mm

157mm

4.thickness
?

Best

Amazon Kindle Voyage

7.6mm

10mm

5.width
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Best

Kobo Mini

102mm

114mm

Display

1.is self-lit
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Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

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

Kobo Glo
3.Has an e-paper display
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An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power. Show more

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4.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Irex Technologies Digital Reader 1000SW

10.2"

6"

5.number of screen shades
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More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.

Best

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB

16

16

6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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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. Show more

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Performance

1.internal storage
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Best

Sony PRS 600

512GB

2GB

2.has an external memory slot
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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. Show more

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Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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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.

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2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.has a search browser
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With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.

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Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

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

Best

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB

37

11

2.has dictionary
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The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.

Kobo Glo

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