Kobo Glo
Kobo Glo
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Top 38%
Top specs and features

Kobo Glo: 20 facts and highlights

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 Glo
73% have it

2. weight

185g
Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g

3. 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 Glo
29% have it

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 Glo
93% have it

5. volume

178.98cm³
Sony PRS 350: 120.64cm³

6. thickness

10mm
Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm

7. height

157mm
Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm

8. internal storage

2GB
Sony PRS 600: 512GB

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Kobo Glo
65% have it

10. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Kobo Glo
69% have it

11. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6"
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"

12. resolution

1024 x 758px
Kobo Aura HD: 1080 x 1440px

13. number of screen shades

More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.
16
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) WiFi 8GB: 16

14. 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 Glo
54% have it

15. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Kobo Glo
87% have it

16. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
11
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37

17. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Kobo Glo
64% have it

18. width

114mm
Kobo Mini: 102mm

19. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Kobo Glo
70% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Kobo Glo
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