Kobo Glo HD review

A 300ppi E-Ink screen gives this ereader the edge

Kobo Glo HD review
Kobo Glo HD review

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Kobo Glo HD Ereader review

The Kindle Voyage is slightly slimmer, with a flatter design

Amazon Kindle Voyage

It's a lot of money. Yes. There's no doubting that. But the build quality, combined with the reading experience, tells you this is a premium product in the same way you can tell someone has a rather high salary when you slide into their Bentley.

The Kindle Voyage is a premium ereader that's designed for avid readers, those that know it will get a huge amount of use over the coming years.

Kobo Glo HD Ereader review

The Amazon Paperwhite has half the built-in storage

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

At 212 PPI, the Paperwhite has a lower resolution screen than the Kobo Glo HD by some distance, but it is cheaper. However, the Kobo Glo HD has 4GB of storage to the Paperwhite's 2GB. Both are 9mm slim, but the Paperwhite weighs 206g to the Kobo Glo HD's 180g.

Kobo Glo HD Ereader review

The Kobo Aura H2O is waterproof, but weighty in comparison

Kobo Aura H2O

At 180g and 9.2mm slim, the Kobo Glo HD beats the 233g and 9.7 mm of its uniquely waterproof sibling. The Kobo Aura H2O manages a lower 265 PPI, but costs more. The Kobo Glo HD is superior in all senses, but the OS is the same and if you want a waterproof reader, the Kobo Aura H2O is your only option.

Jamie Carter

Jamie is a freelance tech, travel and space journalist based in the UK. He’s been writing regularly for Techradar since it was launched in 2008 and also writes regularly for Forbes, The Telegraph, the South China Morning Post, Sky & Telescope and the Sky At Night magazine as well as other Future titles T3, Digital Camera World, All About Space and Space.com. He also edits two of his own websites, TravGear.com (opens in new tab) and WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com (opens in new tab) that reflect his obsession with travel gear and solar eclipse travel. He is the author of A Stargazing Program For Beginners (Springer, 2015),