83
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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.

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Kobo Aura HD review: a high-end e-reader with 'niche' written all over it

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

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

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6.8 inches
Mobile broadband (3G)
no
Internal storage
4 GB
Battery life
Up to60 day

General

Screen type
E Ink
Color
Monochrome
Screen size
6.8 inches
Resolution
Other (1440, 1080)
Screen PPI
265 ppi

Alternate display

Secondary display
no

Reading / content

Downloadable media
yes (Books, Magazines, News)
Text format support (native)
EPUB, Adobe PDF (pdf), Plain text (txt), HTML pages (html), Mobipocket (mobi, prc), Other
Integrated dictionary
yes

Media

Photo viewer
yes (GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Mobile broadband (3G)
no
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port)

Storage

Internal storage
4 GB
Memory card support
yes (microSD)

Power

Battery life
Up to60 day