Where to buy Kobo Glo in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec. Buy Kobo Glo in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg.
The Kobo Glo HD is a brand new ereader launched in Canada in May 2015. It's sleek, light ereader with user friendly interface.
Kobo Glo is Kobo’s answer to the best Amazon’s ereader Kindle Voyage. These two ereaders are very similar with the same resolution of 300 pixels per inch but they have significantly different price - Kobo Glo is far less expensive which makes it the most affordable option.
Since Voyage is not available in Canada yet, it means that Kobo Glo has the best resolution among all ereaders currently available in Canada.
Kobo Glo HD has front-lit display so you will be able to read in low-light conditions or complete darkness.
Size of Kobo Glo HD is: 157 x 115 x 9.2 mm (6.2" H × 4.5" L × 0.3" W)
Weigh of Kobo Glo HD is 180 g ( 6.3 ounces).
Like most of ereaders currently available on market in Canada Kobo Glo comes with 6” Carta E Ink HD touchscreen display.
Kobo Glo HD has 4GB memory storage where you can store up to 3000 books.
Price of Kobo Glo HD in Canada is $ 129.99 Canadian dollars.
Kobo Glo HD has resolution 1448 x 1072 or 300 PPI (pixels per inch). That is the same resolution as resolution of ereader Kindle Voyage and better resolution than resolution of Kindle Paperwhite which resolution is 1,024 x 768-pixel or 212 PPI.The e-ink Carta screen on Kobo Glo HD and 300 PPI really takes reading to a new level in terms of screen clarity and font resolution. The touch screen is very responsive to taps and presses. E-ink screen is pretty easy on the eyes and continues to be a better solution for reading plain text on the page than a tablet's screen, especially in daylight and sunshine.
Kobo Glo comes with the built-in adjustable ComfortLight. That means that you can read in direct sunlight with the anti-glare screen, or in complete darkness.
Kobo Glo lights the screen with a smooth, even glow, with a slider control that allows you to fine-tune how bright you need the screen. That means you can read ebooks on Kobo Glo without bothering your sleeping partner.
Kobo Glo comes with rechargeable battery and you can get up to 2 months of battery life – it depends on individual usage.
In Kobo Users Guide they recommend to charge battery of your Kobo ereader with micro USB cable. This cable is included in the package when you buy Kobo Glo in Canada. Before using your Kobo ereader for the first time, you should charge it for four hours.
You can also charge Kobo Glo with wall adapter. It can be any wall adapter with output voltage 5V and current 500 mA and micro USB connector. When travelling to a country with electrical system different then in Canada, be sure you have the proper convertor for wall adapter before connecting Kobo ereader
You can continue reading while your Kobo ebook reader charges. You can see battery’s charge icon in the top right corner of Kobo ebook reader.
- Kobo Glo HD ereader
- cable USB to micro USB
- manual / documentation
Kobo Glo is available in Canada only in black. There are a wide variety of colorful cases to customize your Kobo .