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Old 05-29-2018, 12:02 PM   #241
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Thank you! I'll choose to believe the 157 mm ...I wonder why it was taken down again from the Swedish site while the device was already pre-order-able elsewhere...
On the U.S. site it says 159.6 x 110 x 8.35. Odd.

I wonder why they went with a capacitive screen instead of infrared?
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Old 05-29-2018, 12:33 PM   #242
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I'm not sure I like the position of the power button, but, I can't see why it would be a problem for reading in bed. How do you hold the device that it would cause a problem?
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Old 05-29-2018, 01:19 PM   #243
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I wonder if the Clara is going to be the e-reader they sell at Walmart. I have a hard time seeing people, especially Walmart shoppers dropping $129 for this when a comparable reader can be had from Amazon and B&N for less.

Now if they made a Kobo Mini 2 and sold it for $49 that could push a lot of people to buy including those who might not have been in the market for an e-reader.
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Old 05-29-2018, 01:31 PM   #244
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We have a nice, big comparison image of the screen next to the H2O 2 here http://aldus2006.typepad.fr/.a/6a00d...84c010e200c-pi

Looks good in terms of contrast. Doesn't have the slight darkness of the H2O 2, but it's a shame that e-Ink has been static in terms of developments over the past few years.

I might be tempted to replace my Aura 2 with it.
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:05 PM   #245
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Eh not a great entry level price and kind of lackluster features for the price.

300DPI is standard
Comfort light is kind of old now
No waterproofing
No external storage

And they’re asking for more than the equivalent kindle or nook.
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:17 PM   #246
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I didn't see any mention of Overdrive integration. Is that feature remaining on the flagship Aura reader only?
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:24 PM   #247
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This is going to be a habit hard to break.
Someone saw your post and commented to me elsewhere:

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It could take some getting used to if you’re looking for the button elsewhere, but at least on the all the units I’ve used, holding Clara HD like this wouldn’t be a problem.

The button is nearly flush.If I balance the full weight of the device on my fingernail, (which is pushing up at the power button), it’s not enough to accidentally trigger. That said, I personally don’t find the button hard to press when I do want to.
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:27 PM   #248
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I didn't see any mention of Overdrive integration. Is that feature remaining on the flagship Aura reader only?
Unfortunately that is the case. I raised it recently on the beta firmware list and the best I could get was a "it's being discussed".
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Old 05-29-2018, 02:55 PM   #249
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On Kobo Canada website, it's listed as 139.99$CAN with 300DPI 159.6 x 110 x 8.35 mm screen.

Unless one absolutely NEEDS the Comfort Light PRO, I'd recommend the Kobo-refurbished Glo HD at 90$CAN instead.
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Old 05-29-2018, 03:16 PM   #250
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Where do you get the refurbished Glo HD from? I'm still using the non HD Glo.
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They sell it for 89.99$CAN on ebay.ca at least, the seller's name is "rakutenkobo" and it seems to be the real company. The refurbished box was certainly genuine. I don't know if I'm allowed to link to it from here, but it's easy to find on ebay.ca if you search "kobo glo hd".
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Old 05-29-2018, 05:07 PM   #252
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I have added a wiki page for this product Kobo Clara.

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Old 05-29-2018, 05:26 PM   #253
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this device should have been called The Kobo Glo HD Edition 2. ultimately all that's new is it as double the internal storage from 4GB to 8GB.

and it also as the orangey/bluey so called Comfort light if you like that kind of thing which obviously some people do. other than that it's basically (same old)

on the plus side at least the specs are better than The Aura Edition 2 so every cloud


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I would like to see if the PDF and KBZ/KBR performance is better then Kobo Glo HD.
There was a talk about improved cpu with Clara HD.
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Old 05-29-2018, 07:10 PM   #255
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They sell it for 89.99$CAN on ebay.ca at least, the seller's name is "rakutenkobo" and it seems to be the real company. The refurbished box was certainly genuine. I don't know if I'm allowed to link to it from here, but it's easy to find on ebay.ca if you search "kobo glo hd".
It's on the U.S. eBay as well.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Kobo-Glo-HD...AAAOSwKXdahfL7

Kobo has four refurbished readers advertised on eBay. Glo HD, Aura, Aura HD and Touch.

https://www.ebay.com/str/uskoboereaders
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