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kobo e-reader


Kobo Aura e-reader

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 ecosystem.

By October 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013
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Best e-book readers of 2015

Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we at CNET can enthusiastically recommend is actually pretty short.


Kobo Glo HD

Though its store still has room to grow, the Kobo e-reader offers a smooth, simple and user-friendly experience at a competitive price point.

By May 21, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 21, 2015

MSRP: $130.00

Editors' Take

Kobo Aura H2O

Kobo's new e-book reader is designed for reading in the bath, by the pool or waiting grimly in the rain for your bus.

By August 26, 2014


Kobo Mini

The affordable Kobo Mini is a likable touch-screen e-ink e-reader that's too small for some and not quite small enough for others.

By January 28, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2013

Kobo Glo

The Kobo Glo is an excellent Kindle alternative, especially for readers seeking EPUB compatibility and international options.

By November 21, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 21, 2012

Kobo Vox

While it's relatively affordable, the Kobo Vox is a truly unexceptional Android tablet, with nothing to recommend it over the identically priced Kindle Fire.

By December 13, 2011

2.5 stars Editors' rating December 13, 2011

MSRP: $249.99


Kobo Touch

Though the Kobo eReader Touch Edition doesn't quite measure up to the Nook Touch or the Kindle, it's a respectable and affordable touch-screen e-reader with a lot of pluses.

By June 16, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 16, 2011

Kobo eReader

The Kobo eReader isn't a bad little basic e-book reader, but it's just not a compelling deal now that the more full-featured Barnes & Noble Nook has matched its low price.

By July 8, 2010

2 stars Editors' rating July 8, 2010

Kobo Aura: No Kindle killer, but a classy e-reader

In some ways, the Kobo Aura beats the Kindle Paperwhite.

By October 16, 2013


Kobo Glo HD: Solid design combined with a good price

It's got a nice price and some great features, but can the Kobo Glo HD stand out in a crowded e-reader market?

By May 21, 2015