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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.

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73
 
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User Reviews 14
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Specs

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
622
Touchscreen
Yes
Internal storage
21
Memory card support
MicroSD
Battery life
Up to 3014
Screen type
Screen size
Touchscreen
Internal storage
Memory card support
Battery life
E Ink
622
Yes
21
MicroSD
Up to 3014

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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.

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).

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Engadget

72
 

User Reviews

10
CouriousReader
KOBO uses adobe editions to transfer books from libraries etc. It has no control...read more
50
mcdabb
A disappointing product with a lot of problems. - Engadget
90
sputnik4570
I purchase this unit at a Wal-Mart for $110. Until recently, identical titles...read more
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