Kobo Glo

72
Engadget
Score
72

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Model

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6 inches
Touchscreen
yes
Internal storage
2 GB
Battery life
Up to30 day

General

Screen type
E Ink
Color
Monochrome (16 grayscale levels)
Screen size
6 inches
Resolution
Other (1024, 768)
Touchscreen
yes (Capacitive [finger])
Screen PPI
213 ppi
Illumination
Built-in front light

Alternate display

Secondary display
no

Input

Keyboard
no

Software / platform

Browser
yes
Upgradeable firmware
yes

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Storage

Internal storage
2 GB
Memory card support
yes (microSD)

Power

Battery life
Up to30 day