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Kobo Glo
  • Size

    6 in

  • Resolution

    1024x768 pixels

  • Storage capacity

    2 GB

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Key points

Font sizes number

24

Fonts number

11

CPU Speed

1 GHz

PPI

213

Gray scale levels

16

Size

6 in

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Expert reviews

TechRadar

Recommended awardIt may sound like something to do with discrete illumination in a toilet bowl, but the ComfortLight on the Kobo Glo brings the...

PCMAG

Not to be left out of the edge-lit ebook reader party, Kobo brings us the Glo ($129.99 direct), a midrange reader with the chops to go up against the...

CNet

Barnes & Noble calls the integrated light in its Nook Simple Touch e-reader a GlowLight. Amazon dubbed its self-illuminated Kindle reader the...

DigitalVersus

The Glo is the latest high-end e-reader from Kobo. At £99, it has a backlit display, Wi-Fi, 6-inch E-ink touchscreen, 2 GB of memory (expandable up...

DigitalTrends

Like David Hasselhoff, Kobo e-readers are “popular in Europe” though not always considered real contenders in the United States. That's usually...

LaptopMag

Kobo is not a name that's synonymous with e-readers in the U.S., but the company has seen some success with products such as the super-high-resolution...

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Technical specifications

General
Available Yes
Release date (US) November 2012
Released (FR) November 2012
Street price (EUR) 129 €
Colors White
Blue
Grey
Black
Red
Display
Type E-ink Pearl
Resolution 1024x768 pixels
Size 6 in
Touchscreen Yes
Stylus No
Gray scale levels 16
PPI 213
Built-in light Yes
Landscape mode Yes
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 4 week(s)
Size and weight
114 in
10 in
157 in
185 oz
Kobo Glo
Height 157 in
Width 114 in
Thickness 10 in
Weight 185 oz
Hardware
CPU Speed 1 GHz
Storage capacity 2 GB
Extended storage Yes
Card type micro SD
Reading
Supported book formats CBR
CBZ
EPUB
MOBI
PDF
Supported text formats HTML
RTF
TXT
Supported image formats GIF
JPEG
PNG
TIFF
Fonts number 11
Font sizes number 24
Dictionary Yes
Dictionary languages German
English
French
Translator Yes
Web browser Yes
PDF Reflow No



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