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Kobo Glo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 845 reviews of Kobo Glo. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The portability and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed views about the reliability.

performance, usability, portability, screen, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Kobo Glo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Kobo Glo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 user reviews of Kobo Glo from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the reliability.

usability, portability, performance, size, screen

reliability

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kobo eReader Glo - eBook reader - 2 GB - 6" monochrome E Ink ( 1024 x 768 ) - touchscreen - microSD slot - Wi-Fi - black night(N613-KBO-B)Kobo eReader Glo - eBook reader - 2 GB - 6" monochrome E Ink ( 1024 x 768 ) - touchscreen - microSD slot - Wi-Fi - black night(N613-KBO-B)

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Kobo Glo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Kobo Glo from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Opinions about the price and screen are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

performance, portability, usability, screen, price

reliability

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kobo Glo Ereader 6" E Ink XGA Pearl ScreenKobo Glo Ereader 6" E Ink XGA Pearl Screen

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: No

Colour

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Blue, White / Pink / Pink, White / Silver

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Blue, White / Pink / Pink, White / Silver
On/off switch: Yes

Display

Colour : No
Diagonal:15.2
Display diagonal:15.2
Display Resolution:1024 x 758 / 1024 x 768
Gray scale levels:16
Technology:E Ink Pearl
Touchscreen: Yes

Features

Dictionary: Yes
Rotating: No

File formats

Audio formats supported: No
Document formats supported:CBR, CBZ, ePub, HTML, PDF, RTF, TXT / CBR, CBZ, ePub, HTML, PDF, RTF, TXT, XML / CBZ, ePub, HTML, PDF, RTF
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF
Video formats supported: No

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:2
Maximum memory card size:32

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included: Yes
Carrying case: Yes
Charger: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: No
Headphone Out: No
Interface Type:USB 2.0
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Power

Battery life (max):55 / 720

Processor

Processor frequency:1 / 1000

Technical Details

Dictionary: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Rotating: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1 / 15.7
Height :1 / 15.7
Weight:185
Width:11.4