Kobo Aura HD
Large, sharp E Ink display.
Angled back is comfortable to hold.
Fast page turns.
Soothing edge lighting for dark rooms.
Excellent font customization options.
Informative current progress display.
Plenty of storage plus a memory card slot.
High-resolution display translates to smallish navigational text.
Hefty and larger than competing e-readers.
Larger display levies major price premium.
Thicker and heavier than competing readers.
Hard plastic housing feels a little flimsy.
Inconsistent touch response on occasion.
By Engadget on January 17, 2014
This reader's got solid specs, but price and size constraints will likely hamper wide...83
By tech.uk.msn.com on December 27, 2013
A premium price ereader but it beats the Kindle on build quality, usability and battery life and has a better screen too. The only question is will you pay £139 when a standard Kindle is...80
By Know Your Mobile on November 29, 2013
The Kobo Aura HD is the best eReader on the market. It's got the best display by far, and also the best ergonomic design. However, for this design and, particularly, its display, you are paying a premium. The Kobo Aura HD retails for £139.99....100
By GadgetSpeak on October 24, 2013
Back in April of this year, Kobo raised the bar on screen quality with the release of its Kobo Aura HD product. This model featured a 6.8-inch WXGA+ Pearl E Ink touch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 1080. Now Kobo has produced another model in the...72
By uk.hardware.info on October 13, 2013
Kobo is investing a lot in its new e-readers, and we recently took a closer look at the Aura HD and the new Aura. Which one is the ultimate e-reader is difficult to say. What you can be sure about is that either one will make you very happy....-
By makeuseof.com on July 23, 2013
The Kindle Paperwhite , which we reviewed a couple of months ago, is a great way to keep reading when the lights are off. But is it the only way? Despite Amazon's dominance of the eReader market, some competitors manage to keep their heads above...-
By PC Authority on July 15, 2013
No manufacturer of ebook readers has come closer to matching Amazon with the quality of its devices than Kobo, and it aims to snatch the lead with its latest model, the Aura HD. It's marketed as the Porsche of ebook readers, and at first glance it...83
By PCAdvisor on July 08, 2013
Although rather plasticky just like the Amazon Kindle, the Aura HD felt to us like a better quality product – even with all the snags and problems we experienced getting our own books onto it. In the end comfort of reading is what e-readers are also all about, and this device can provide just that.80
By PC Advisor on July 08, 2013
The Kobo family has been joined by Aura HD – an eReader with integrated front light and high-resolution screen. The Japanese company's new top ebook reader can now pitch against the competing Amazon Kindle Paperwhite . Take a look at our...80
By Expert Reviews on June 14, 2013
It has a market-leading screen, but the Aura HD isn’t perfect and the Kindle is cheaper...80