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Kobo Glo HD
  • Size

    6 in

  • Resolution

    1448x1072 pixels

  • Storage capacity

    4 GB

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Key points

Battery life

8 week(s)

Size

6 in

Gray scale levels

16

CPU Speed

1 GHz

RAM

1024 MB

Storage capacity

4 GB

Font sizes number

24

Weak points

Landscape mode

No

Extended storage

No

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Expert reviews

PCMAG

You could say the Glo HD is Kobo's answer to Amazon's Kindle Voyage, and you wouldn't be far off. After all, it's the only other ebook reader to sport...

CNet

The Glo HD is the latest E-reader from Kobo to hit the market, and it's a handsome, compact little device.It also marks a return to the Glo range for...

DigitalVersus

Kobo—recently bought up by Japanese group Rakuten—hopes the Glo HD will win over people who like reading from an actual book and turn them onto...

PCWorld

The Kobo Glo HD isn't Rakuten's most recent e-reader. At the time of this review, that title belonged to the Kobo Aura One. It's not the company's...

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Technical specifications

General
Available Yes
Release date (US) May 2015
Street Price (US) 129 $
Released (FR) May 2015
Street price (EUR) 129 €
Colors Black
Operating system
Display
Type E-ink Carta
Resolution 1448x1072 pixels
Size 6 in
Touchscreen Yes
Stylus No
Gray scale levels 16
Built-in light Yes
Landscape mode No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
3G connectivity No
USB Yes
USB type Micro-USB
USB version 2.0
3.5mm audio jack No
Bluetooth No
Digital Camera No
Battery
Battery life 8 week(s)
Size and weight
115 in
9.2 in
157 in
180 oz
Kobo Glo HD
Height 157 in
Width 115 in
Thickness 9.2 in
Weight 180 oz
Hardware
CPU Freescale i.MX507
CPU Speed 1 GHz
RAM 1024 MB
Storage capacity 4 GB
Extended storage No
Reading
Supported book formats CBR
CBZ
EPUB
MOBI
PDF
Supported text formats HTML
RTF
TXT
XHTML
Supported image formats BMP
GIF
JPEG
PNG
TIFF
Fonts number 10
Font sizes number 24
Dictionary Yes
Dictionary languages German
English
Spanish
French
Italian
Portuguese
Translator No
Web browser Yes
PDF Reflow No



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