Product Comparison: Rakuten Kobo Glo vs Kindle Paperwhite 3G


General Specifications
Brand
Kobo
Kindle
Model
Glo
Paperwhite 3G
Origin
Taiwan
China
About the Product
Kobo Glo Is The Best, Even, Adjustable, No-glare Front-lit Ereader. Read Comfortably Any Time Of Day.kobo Glo's Revolutionary Comfortlight Illuminates The Screen With A Soft, Adjustable Glow So You Can Read Any Ebook Any Time Of Day Under The Perfect Light - No Lamp Required.because Kobo Glo's Advanced High-res Xga Pearl E Ink Screen Doesn't Use A Glass Overlay For Its Front Light Technology, There's Never Any Glare, Even In The Brightest Sunlight. And, With Typegenius, You Can Create Your Own Ideal Reading Experience By Choosing From A Selection Of Adjustable Fonts - Including A New, Exclusive Kobo Font Designed By Typography Experts.
Unlike a tablet, Kindle Paperwhite 3G is deliberately designed to read like a printed page with a glare-free display, ultra-light design, and weeks-long battery life. Includes free 3G wireless—no hunting or paying for Wi-Fi hotspots, no annual contracts or monthly fees; 3G wireless works globally.
Key Specs
Screen Size
6 in.
6 in.
Screen Resolution
212 ppi
300 ppi
Backlit Display
Yes
Yes

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Size & Weight
Height
6.2 in.
6.7 in.
Width
4.5 in.
4.6 in.
Depth
0.39 in.
0.36 in.
Weight
6.53 oz.
7.6 oz.

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Rakuten Kobo Glo

Kindle Paperwhite 3G

Features
Color
Black
Black
Control Type
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Adjustable Brightness
Yes
Yes
Adjustable Font Size
Yes
Yes
Supported Media Formats
EPUB (DRM), TXT, HTML, RTF, ePub, PDF, MOBI, CBZ, CBR, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF
Kindle Format 8 (AZW3), Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion
Interface(s)
Micro USB, Micro SD slot
Micro USB
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Lithium polymer
Extras
E-Ink Pearl HD matrix, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), Facebook and Twitter integration
VoiceView screen reader, Amazon's largest high-resolution display, Ideal for one-handed reading, Free cloud storage for all Amazon content
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
FCC, CE
Other Information
Manufacturer


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