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72
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
72

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

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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

Kobo's got a solid e-reader on its hands, but the company may have already missed the boat.

Pros
  • Excellent front-light displayExpandable storageLightweight
Cons
  • Uninspired designSlightly cheap feelPricier than the competition
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Scores

Engadget

72
 

User Reviews

10
nhunt909
Just got my Glo. Looked forward to it for weeks and am VERY disappointed. There...read more
80
benad
September 2013 Update at the bottomNo rating yet on battery life and durability,...read more
80
PollyParrish
I've bought one simply for the light, as I already have a Touch, but I do read...read more
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81
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

77
 

Display / readability

82
 

Portability (size / weight)

82
 

Ease of use

73
 

Storage capacity

80
 

Store and selection of titles

73
 

Document support

85
 

Battery life

83
 

Durability

60
 

How It Stacks Up

71

Engadget

71
 

Critic

67
 

User

90
 
93

Engadget

94
 

Critic

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User

100
 

Engadget

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Critic

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User

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94

Engadget

94
 

Critic

86
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

67
 

User

90
 
93

Engadget

94
 

Critic

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User

100
 

Engadget

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94

Engadget

94
 

Critic

86
 

User

93
 
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