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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

This reader's got solid specs, but price and size constraints will likely hamper wide appeal.

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Pros
  • Big, high-res screen
  • Strong front light
  • Lots of storage for an e-reader
Cons
  • Pricey
  • Big footprint
  • Software still lacking

Reviews

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Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 14
77
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 7
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Specs

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6.822
Mobile broadband (3G)
No
Internal storage
41
Memory card support
MicroSD
Battery life
Up to 6014

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

83
 

User Reviews

70
baram
The screen of Kobo Aura HD is great, but the frame is made from a very cheap...read more
90
jjfscheffer
I bought one for my wife and she is really happy with it.
90
WindyMiller
It is light, easy to use, durable and has a truly fantastic screen. It supports...read more
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