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Kobo Clara HD

Kobo Clara HD
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Reviews
17 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Features
Good Features
88
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
84
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
11 Months Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A relatively new and very popular 166g touchscreen ereader, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites. Several reviews mentioned that this ereader has a great screen quality but it's bad at resisting water ingress and not {more} well designed.
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At under 1 year old, we have ranked the Kobo Clara HD number 9 across all E-book readers.

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Kagoo Score
87
Reviews
77
Features
88
Popularity
85
Value for Money
88
Age

84

84
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

several reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 17 reviews. This E-book reader has received two awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Digitaltrends.com plus one other site.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Kobo, this ereader features some of the latest ereader technology.
It is one of the best selling E-book readers currently on the market.
This Kobo E-book reader has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very light
Has a touchscreen
Light up your reading life with comfortlight PRO
A crystal clear, high-resolution screen
Supersized space for your entire library
Go shelf-less with your book collection
Continue reading on your own device

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each E-book reader by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the E-book reader is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec E-book readers come to market, the older E-book readers will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

3.9 stars (17 reviews)

24%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Editor's Choice Awards

This E-book reader has received an Editor's Choice Award from expert review sites Digitaltrends.com and log.com.tr.
Editor's Choice from Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice from log.com.tr

What Are People Saying About the Kobo Clara HD?

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One Person Thought it Had a Good Price
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Some People Thought it Was Not Robust

Three people thought that the Kobo Clara HD was bad at resisting water ingress.

  • ... offline easy. Lacks Overdrive integration found on other Kobo models. Not water resistant.
    Digitaltrends.com 6 Jun 2018
  • ... ereader that lets you carry thousands of books with you. Simple to use, it's not waterproof but will make a bookworm happy...The Kobo app lets you put ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 30 Apr 2018
  • ... hold in one hand. Packed with storage. More limited store than Kindle. Not waterproof. Divisive design.
    Techradar 29 May 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time
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    Three People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size
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    Two People Thought it Was Badly Designed

    Two people thought that the Kobo Clara HD wasn't well designed.

  • ... Packed with storage. More limited store than Kindle. Not waterproof. Divisive design.
    Techradar 29 May 2018
  • ... great on an e-reader. Super-compact. Useful Natural Light mode. Ugly, cheap design. Kobo's store can't match Amazon's for content. Not water-resistant. ...
    Trusted Reviews 28 May 2018
  • Two People Thought it Was Difficult to Use
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    Some People Thought This E-Book Reader Had Nice Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Kobo Clara HD had good features.

  • ... upgrade from my ten year old Kindle including backlighting and some really useful features. Let's talk about ebooks today. Let's talk about the Kobo Clara ...
    pocnetwork.net 19 Sep 2018
  • ... Clara HD costs the same as the Kindl... A perfectly serviceable e-reader that's only standout feature is its compact size...Pocket integration is great ...
    Trusted Reviews 28 May 2018
  • One Person Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level
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    One Person Thought the Kobo Clara HD Had a Big Capacity
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    One Person Thought This E-Book Reader Had an Excellent Backlight
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    Four People Thought This E-Book Reader Has an Excellent Screen Quality

    Four people thought that the Kobo Clara HD had a great screen quality.

  • ... e-readers weigh and it's smaller than a traditional paperback. The 6in screen is easy to read bot... A lightweight ereader that lets you carry thousands ...
    goodhousekeeping.co.uk 30 Apr 2018
  • ... is a successful (if not quiet) achiever.The Kobo Clara HD is a 6-inch screen that is a remarkably “familiar” fe... Absolutely I would, it ticks all ...
    ausdroid.net 17 Sep 2018
  • ... Excellent battery life. ComfortLight Pro removes blue light. High-res screen offers crisp text and illustrations. Activity mode provides detailed information ...
    Digitaltrends.com 6 Jun 2018
  • ... time to get one if you've never owned one.The top-end of the ereader...Gorgeous screen. Easy to hold in one hand. Packed with storage. More limited store ...
    Techradar 29 May 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Very light
    Has a touchscreen
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Average diagonal
    Average internal storage capacity

    What the Reviews Say

    Some people thought this E-book reader had nice technical features
    Four people thought this E-book reader has an excellent screen quality
    Some people thought it was not robust
    Two people thought it was badly designed
    Very Light
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    The Clara HD's weight of only 166g is lighter than 80% of all ereaders when sorted by this feature. The lightest E-reader is 110g , the heaviest is 550g, and the average weight is 240g.

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    The Kobo Clara HD's diagonal of 6" is relatively average compared to most other ereaders. It is in the biggest 62% of all ereaders when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Touchscreen
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    The Clara HD has a touchscreen, as do 85% of ereaders.

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    Average Internal Storage Capacity
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    The internal storage capacity of the Kobo Clara HD of 8GB is relatively standard compared to most other E-book readers. It is in the biggest 50% of all ereaders when ordered by this feature.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Clara HD supports Wi-Fi. 81% of ereaders also support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    88
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Kobo Clara HD has been listed on Kagoo since July 2018 and is currently ranked number 9 out of 36 E-book readers.
    85
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Kobo Clara HD (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    Kobo Clara HD Release Date

    April 2018
    3.9 Stars

    24%

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    24% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Kobo Clara HD Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Diagonal
    Design
    Colour
    On/off Switch
    Features
    Menu Languages
    Language Support
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Colour Screen
    Technology
    File Formats
    Image Formats
    Document Formats
    Memory
    Memory Capacity (E-Books)
    Internal Storage Capacity
    Ports & Interfaces
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    USB Connection
    Weight & Dimensions
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    Depth
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    kobo 2018tracking, kobo n429kubkkep, kobo n249kubkkep, kobo n249kjbksep

    Barcodes

     00681495007554

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