May 29, 20 the kobo aura hd is compatible with epub files the current ebook standard plus mobi, pdf, rtf, txt, and html files. Happy enough with my kindle keyboard, i wanted something a bit better. Theres a lot to be said for a device that makes you want to keep reading anywhere and anytime, and kobos glo hd ebook reader is such a device. I bought this to replace a kobo glo, which after 3 years i left on a table in a courtroom. Kobo ereaders are carefully crafted to deliver a superior reading experience.
Exclusive to kobo clara hd, the kobo sleepcover allows for handsfree reading at the perfect. The kobo glo hd is a 6inch ebook reader with a monochrome carta eink display with a builtin light. The 1448 x 1072 is supersharp and convincingly booklike. Kobo library, and to update your books with bookmarks or annotations you made while reading on another device. Jul 04, 2015 both the new kobo glo hd and the amazon kindle paperwhite can be yours for. It also marks a return to the glo range for kobo, who followed up the original glo with a.
Bmp files, as well as images embedded in pdfs, looked great even if they. The aura one is great if you want to read ebooks or manga, but falls off a cliff if pdf files matter. Can i upload my own pdf files from a desktop pc to this device. Really bad customers service, this is not how you treat your customers. Kobo desktop is a free app for your pc or mac that lets you shop for ebooks in the kobo store and manage books on. The most common issues with kobo books are around customer service, which is not as good as expected by some customers. It has the same frontlit display as the kobo aura h2o, so you will be able to read in. One thing to note is that the dimensions of kobo glo hd are exactly the same as kobo touch 2.
Sony once held the title of king of pdf, it had great reflow and tons of. Jan 24, 2017 kobo glo hd still available for cheap january 24, 2017 by nathan 6 comments when kobo unexpectedly discontinued the kobo glo hd last fall after releasing the kobo aura edition 2, it appeared that the glo hds cycle had come to an end, especially after kobo removed it from their website and stopped selling it several months ago. Youll find all of the tech specs at the end of the post. The initial loading of relevant content into the units home page can be a little time consuming. Micro usb cable to charge your ereader or add books. The bad like most e ink ereaders, it handles pdfs badly. Will optimizing pdfs or compressing files improve your pdf viewing on the kobo aura. Chapters indigo is based in canada, but residents of the u. Kobo confused us all when they announced the aura edition 2 a couple months back. The kobo glo is the fourth generation of kobo ereader devices designed and marketed by kobo inc. With firmware tweaks a better reading experience then kindle if you like to mess with fonts and such.
There is strong pdf support in the kobo glo, which i found surprising. Synvy screen protector for kobo glo hd n437 touch 2. Kobo forma, clara hd, nexus 7 hd, ipad pro, tolino epos. The glo hd is the latest ereader from kobo to hit the market, and its a handsome, compact little device. Kobo glo hd out of stock, discontinued the digital reader. Design display performance connectivity battery features. Kobo aura vs kobo glo hd april, 2015 by michael kozlowski 8 comments kobo has three ereaders in their current portfolio that they market all over the world. The kobo glo hd has a few more pixels 1,552,256 to the voyages 1,544,400. The kobo glo hd is a brand new ereader that is due to launch in.
The high res, lowglare e ink screens read just like print on paper to minimize eyestrain, so you can keep on reading. Apr 08, 2015 but if youd rather get a kobo glo hd, its now available for preorder from the chapters. The good the kobo glo is a lightweight, wifienabled ereader that has an impressive frontlit, highres eink display with a touchscreen interface. Jane eyre chapter 1 there was no possibility oftakinga w that day. At a significantly lower price than the toptier ebook readers, the kobo libra h20 goes toetotoe in the features department, making it a tempting proposition. Jul 09, 2015 when turning on the glo hd for the first time you will need to work through a setup procedure that includes linking to a wifi network with support for 802. Hello everyone, i just bought a kobo clara hd and installed koreader on it. In both cases i contacted the costumer service via contact form, and in both cases the support was not only helpful but they refunded the amounts without any problems at all. Hd display makes cover art and pictures really stand out. In addition, its recommendation algorithms are generally quite baffling, and its store. It is the successor to the popular kobo touch was introduced alongside the kobo mini and kobo arc. Kobo glo hd still available for cheap the ebook reader blog. To give you an idea of how much use it has had, i have 4 books loaded. The kobo aura hd is compatible with epub files the current ebook standard plus mobi, pdf, rtf, txt, and html files.
Reset hole insert a paper clip and press gently to reset your ereader. Hi tsering, ive kobo glo and im trying to read hindi on kobo glo. Apr 10, 2015 the brand new kobo glo hd features a six inch eink carta screen with a resolution of 1448. I tried a few hindi fonts like droidhindi, annapurna etc but without success. Its not the companys least expensive ereader, eitherthat would be. It contains a 6inch screen that makes use of carta e ink screen technology, and its as easy on the eyes as any ebook reader weve seen to date.
If you buy a book on, youll need to sync before youll see the book in your kobo library. Open up to over 6 million ebooks and audiobooks on awardwinning ereaders and the free rakuten kobo app. Im pretty new to kobo bought a glo hd last month, but had already two problems with ebooks the first had false content, the other i just wanted to give back. Carta e ink hd touchscreen with a resolution of 300 pixels per inch ppi, weighs 180 grams, and has 4gb of onboard storage. We had been wandering, indeed, in the leafless shrubbery an hour in the morning. The internal storage, also called readonly memory rom, refers to the builtin storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and usergenerated data. All of this works fine and im able to read the books using koreader, but id like to be able to use nickel, the stock reader from kobo.
Lets focus on what matters most the screen, and its ability to replicate the real paper. Many of our ereaders feature comfortlight, the fully adjustable frontlight that ensures youll read comfortably in. Both kobo glo hd and kindle voyage have 6inch hd eink touchscreen display, with the same pixel density of 300 ppi. Kobo glo hd product details technical specifications. When turning on the glo hd for the first time you will need to work through a setup procedure that includes linking to a wifi network with support for 802. In the last two years, i used 4 different kobo ereaders, all broke after a half year or shorter and did not use it much. Sep 04, 2019 at a significantly lower price than the toptier ebook readers, the kobo libra h20 goes toetotoe in the features department, making it a tempting proposition. Kobo glo hd still available for cheap january 24, 2017 by nathan 6 comments when kobo unexpectedly discontinued the kobo glo hd last fall after releasing the kobo aura edition 2, it appeared that the glo hds cycle had come to an end, especially after kobo removed it from their website and stopped selling it several months ago. Whats special here is that the kobo glo hd gets you the sharpness of the voyage at the price of the paperwhite.
Dec 09, 2016 kobo glo hd product details technical specifications. About the only thing it doesnt have is a memory card slot. Mar 31, 2017 one thing to note is that the dimensions of kobo glo hd are exactly the same as kobo touch 2. I use it to access my calibre library with the content server and download books from there. The glo was succeeded in 2015 by the higherresolution glo hd, with 4gb builtin storage. Many more people have an ereading device, or use tablets to read, while at the same time the number of players has shrunk. Frontlit ereaders tend to have slightly grayer text than nonfrontlight ebook readers and. It can handle ebooks with no drm or adobes drm scheme. In the past kobo has tried going smaller with the kobo mini and bigger with the aura hd. Jan 10, 20 the good the kobo glo is a lightweight, wifienabled ereader that has an impressive frontlit, highres eink display with a touchscreen interface. It has the same frontlit display as the kobo aura h2o, so you will be able to. Also the dictionary comes up more quickly, and books open faster. Contacted kobo multiple times, everytime they said it will be sorted out this week.
If youre not an amazon fan, the kobo glo hd could be the ereader youve. Own a pw2 and glo hd, major thing i miss on kobo is goodreads even tho i dont use it much. If thats the version opted for, then the roles get. But now it is aiming dead on at the kindle paperwhite and kindle voyage. The brand new kobo glo hd ereader is out at the end of april.390 102 665 142 918 1395 364 1228 694 1270 1013 1262 1266 1278 114 1184 605 1472 334 130 1263 1159 829 1321 492 802 342 1427