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Kobo Glo review

Wi-Fi, an e-ink screen and EPUB compatibility on Kobo's Kindle Paperwhite rival

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Product Type
Digital Text Reader
Flash Memory Capacity
2 GB
Touchscreen
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD Card
Colour Support
Greyscale
Brand Name
Kobo
Battery Run Time
55 Hour
Product Line
Glo
Screen Size
15.2 cm (6")
Display Resolution
1024 x 768
Graphic Mode
XGA
Wireless LAN
Yes
Display Screen Type
E Ink
Text Formats
ePub, PDF, TXT, HTML, RFT
Height
157 mm
Width
114 mm
Depth
10 mm
Colour
Silver Star
Image Formats
JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIF
Manufacturer
Kobo, Inc
Product Name
Glo Digital Text Reader
Processor Speed
1 GHz
Manufacturer Part Number
N613-KBO-S
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.koboereader.com
Marketing Information

Kobo Glo is the best, even, adjustable, no-glare front-lit eReader. Read comfortably any time of day.

Kobo Glo's revolutionary ComfortLight illuminates the screen with a soft, adjustable glow so you can read any eBook any time of day under the perfect light - no lamp required.

Because Kobo Glo's advanced high-res XGA Pearl E Ink screen doesn't use a glass overlay for its front light technology, there's never any glare, even in the brightest sunlight. And, with TypeGenius, you can create your own ideal reading experience by choosing from a selection of adjustable fonts - including a new, exclusive Kobo font designed by typography experts.

Limited Warranty
1 Year
Host Interface
Micro USB
Weight (Approximate)
185 g

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