Even screen lighting.
Smaller, lighter than Amazon and B&N equivalents.
Superb font controls and onscreen keyboard.
Smart Pocket integration.
Lightweight and easy to hold.
Interesting Beyond the Book feature.
Minimal flickering during page turns.
No audio features.
Pricier than competing models.
No magazines or newspapers.
Some light leakage from top of display.
By Engadget on January 17, 2014
Kobo's built a terrific e-reader, but the high price is tough to...82
By MacNN on December 18, 2013
Five years ago, we thought that by the end of 2013 there'd be a bigger market for e-book readers. Then, along came the tablet that Jobs built and a slew of followers-on. Just as the iPod did away with most of the competition, the tablet market seems...70
By GadgetSpeak on November 13, 2013
This is the smaller SD version of the Kobo HD that was launched earlier this year. Can this smaller device match what it offered, or does it launch offer even more as it has at least one feature that I have not noticed in other...84
By PC Authority on November 13, 2013
When it comes to eReaders, Kobo has made some serious inroads into the market, thanks largely to the work it has done with Australian booksellers to become the eReader of choice in the local market. This is incredibly important with the spectre of...83
By T3 on November 07, 2013
Were the Kobo Aura cheaper than its main competitor, the Kindle Paperwhite, we might be more inclined to recommend it. It does, after all, have compact, pocketable dimensions and a very easy to use backlight.60
By cnet on October 17, 2013
With its more portable design, the Kobo Aura is a worthwhile -- albeit pricier -- Kindle Paperwhite alternative for EPUB fans who don't want to be tied to Amazon's proprietary...70
By The Inquirer on October 17, 2013
JAPANESE EREADER MAKER Kobo is relentless in its push to rival the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook, regularly adding fresh, cheaper designs and updates to its family of devices to convince the market that it is the best value for...80
By PC Pro on October 16, 2013
A conveniently compact ebook reader that does the job, but the price is slightly too...67
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 DigitalVersus on October 11, 2013
The Kobo Aura is like the Kobo Glo, but better: it has a sleeker design, twice as much storage, longer battery life, a multitouch screen and the handy Pocket feature. Once again, Kobo has won us over with an all-star product and an elegant...100