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"Kobo Aura HD is the only premium eReader on the market. Designed for the discerning reader, Kobo Aura HD offers a completely immersive reading experience and the most paper-like E Ink display. Get lost in your favourite eBooks thanks to Kobo Aura HD's advanced, high-resolution, extra-large screen and elegant, inspired design. For readers who want the best, Kobo Aura HD is your eReader of choice."
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Kobo Aura HD

Specification for Kobo Aura HD

Size

175.7 x 128.3 x 11.7 mm (6.91 x 5.05 x 0.46 in)

Weight

240 g (8.4658 oz)

Processor

1 GHz; 20% faster processor than other leading eReaders.

Display

6.8" WXGA+ Pearl E Ink Screen
ClarityScreen+: 265 dpi, 1440 x 1080 resolution

Light

Built-in ComfortLight technology with micro-thin coating for durability and even light distribution

Buttons

Power on/off, light on/off

Connectivity

Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB

Storage

4 GB
Option to expand up to 32 GB with a Micro SD card

Battery

Up to 2 months

Colours

Espresso, Ivory, and Onyx

eBookstore

over 3 million eBooks, newspapers, and magazines.

Kobo Everywhere™

Your Kobo eBooks are stored safely in the cloud; retrieve them at any time. Your bookmarks and more are seamlessly synced across all your Kobo eReading apps and devices.

Social Reading

Includes Reading Life™. Track your Reading Stats and share what you're reading, favourite passage and Reading Life awards to Facebook® Timeline.

Recommendations

Personalized eBook recommendations that change as your tastes do. Optimize Kobo Picks by providing your feedback.

Fonts

TypeGenius, Kobo's font experience with a choice of 10 font styles, 24 font sizes, and adjustable font sharpness and weight.
Includes Kobo's exclusive font Kobo Nickel, designed for crisp, clear readability.

Dictionary

Built-in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® dictionary.

Notes, Quotes

Highlight text, take notes, share to Facebook.

Advanced Features

Library personalization, predictive search, brightness controls, double-tap PDF zoom in, and SimpleTurn for comfortable page turns.

Open

Supports ePub and Adobe DRM. Read books borrowed from your public library.

File Types

eBooks: EPUB, PDF, and MOBI
Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, and TIFF
Text: TXT, HTML, XHTML, and RTF
Comic Books: CBZ and CBR

Browsing

Experimental Web browser

Games

Chess and Sudoku

Languages

English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Japanese.

Free Mobile &
Desktop Apps

Free Kobo apps for Mac and PC, Apple®, Android™, smartphones, and tablets.

Set-up

Easily set-up Kobo Aura HD just a few simple steps from your computer or directly from your Kobo Aura HD using Wi Fi.

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Kobo Aura HD

“LOVING KOBO AURA HD”

Written on: 16/07/2013

I started reading e-books many years ago with reading on the laptop with Microsoft reader.I discovered the Sony family of e-readers up to PRS-T2. Reading on the lap top and on the Sony readers gave me more choice in stores to buy from and choice of format EPUB or PDF/DRM. I would have stuck to Sony readers but their development of readers is so far behind the readers offered by Amazon, Kobo and even Nook. For reasons only known by me I do not like Amazon and I used Kobo website (in UK also WH… Read Full Review

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