kobo glo

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– Features & Benefits –

Kobo glo

Read clearly, day or night

With the simple touch of a button, Kobo Glo’s built-in ComfortLight offers unmatched even diffusion of light on the page, rather than on your eyes, for comfortable reading in the dark. Use the dimmer to adjust the ComfortLight brightness to find the perfect setting for you.

Faster, sharper screen

6” XGA e Ink ® Pearl Screen offers higher contrast, sharper images, faster** search and page turns in a more compact device. A glare-free screen lets you read anywhere, even in direct sunlight.

Tons of content at your fingertips

Access over 4 million of the best eBooks, comics, and kids’ content the world has to offer. Instantly browse and buy from a selection of best sellers, classics, new releases, and indie reads over Wi Fi. Plus, be the first to discover up and coming authors, titles, and series through Kobo Reading Life™.

Be sure to check out Kobo's collection of kids' and young adults' titles.

Read anywhere

Once you download the free Kobo app, all of your content and bookmarks are synced, so you can start reading on your Kobo eReader and pick up right where you left off on any of your devices, including Apple, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows smartphones and tablets.

Download the free Kobo app now.

Infrared touch screen

Navigate and turn pages on your Kobo Glo with the touch of your finger. Double tap to zoom in on PDFs, hold to reveal advanced options and drag the locator to quickly skim through pages or jump to any page in your book

Battery life & built-in Wi Fi

With up to one month of battery life*, you can continue enjoying your Kobo Glo for up to 10,000 page turns. Easily shop and add books in seconds directly from your Kobo Glo†.

*Actual results may vary depending on individual use.

Choose your colour

Light and ergonomically pleasing, Kobo Glo’s signature soft-touch quilted back is available in five sleek colour combinations: White, Black Night, Silver Star, Pink Sunset and Blue Moon.

Carry a library

Carry up to 1000 eBooks in your library at once on your Kobo Glo.‡ Want to expand your storage? Just add an SD memory card (up to 32GB) and increase your storage by as many as 32,000 books.

Enhanced reading experience

Adjust the text on your Kobo Glo to suit your eyes perfectly, with over 24 font sizes and 11 styles. Find your books with improved search, highlight passages, bookmark pages and find a word with the built-in Merriam-Webster Collegiate® dictionary.

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Reading Life

Welcome to Kobo Reading Life™ – a Kobo exclusive reading experience for the best way to read, collect content, discover your next great title, and share it with others.

Discover related content from authors to books to articles and more, with a pre-curated Kobo Collections, delivered on your Homepage. Plus, with Beyond the Book, enrich your reading experience even further; just tap hyperlinked words and phrases to dive deeper into your story.