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Old 03-24-2013, 04:35 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by Dr. Drib View Post
I have both the Kobo Glo and the Kindle Paperwhite.

Here is my assessment of my two units:



The Kindle is much faster.

The Kobo Glo has dicey firmware and (sometimes) will produce a screen that is only 1/2 or 3/4 full of text.

The light on the Kobo Glo is brighter - but very manageable.

I like the Kindle firmware much better.

Moving from mobi to epub is nothing - I use calibre.

The Kindle paperwhite is a bit heavier than the Kobo Glo.

The Kobo Glo can use an mini-SD card.

I have no need for a mini-SD card.

I prefer both units, and enjoy both units - for the added luxury of having some variety in my life.




In case someone here is forgetful, the comments are based upon my experiences with my two units. Your life-force may vary.



Don
My intention in starting this thread was to compare the front-lighting technology. You have said very little about that. How do the two forms of front-lighting compare between these two models?
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