• “Amazon has never included a Micro SD as an avenue to manually expand your memory.”

    Kindle 1 had an SD slot.

  • TheJeebus

    No mention in videos on the screen difference. Weird.

  • Claude Champagne

    One question with your night reading test. The Kobo Aura is much brighter, maybe to much at 100%. But why don’t you try to show us the sweet spot, like at 80% or whatever it may be ? You only show us full or half power on both device. I think the Kindle has predetermined that sweet spot with not having its screen too bright. And I agree with TheJeebus, you could have done a little bit more more screen comparison. We see it in the night test, but not really in day time light.

    That said, I’m still not sure which eReader I’m gonna get… Both are tempting and I think you can’t really go wrong with either.

  • HarryGeez

    You forgotten to mention Kobo Aura’s killer feature — Pocket integration. Seriously, this will decide which e-reader to get for many people. Anyway, great review and thank you so much for helping me decide which one to get.

  • Not really, did not mention it in this video, just as we did not really talk about “send to kindle” with all the little features videos can end up fairly long.

  • we’re more or less talking about the modern era. Who still has a Kindle 1.

  • Peacen1k

    You specified the screen resolution for the Kindle and the pixel density for the Kobo. How about some consistency to make your review useful?

  • sure we updated it, thanks for bringing it to our attention

  • James

    Thanks for the great comparison! I realize covering every feature of both e-readers is not feasible, but for me personally the biggest selling points in favor of the Kindle were the Page-Flip and footnote features. I see these as core reading experience improvements, similar to how being able to adjust font weight is a big selling point for the Kobo.

  • fuli

    That’s exactly why I’m getting the Kobo! Pocket integration!

  • Reinder

    Overall I love your reviews, but there a some inconsistency´s between the video and the text.
    First In the video you mention that the aura has 1014*768 and the PW2 1024*768. The text states that the aura has 1024, while it should be 1014.
    Second in the video you mention that the PW2 has 800mhz and the Aura 512Mb Ram, while the text states PW2 1Ghz and Aura 1Gb Ram.
    Except for this, its a pretty good review overall.

  • BD

    Thanks for the great comparison.
    But a detailed comparison of the possibilities to push web content to the reader would be great. I think many people are looking for a solution to push web content to the reader quick and easily.
    Kobo has Pocket integration
    Kindle has ‘send to kindle’ , instapaper and readability.
    But how good/fluent do these features work? Pocket integration seems more streamlined, but still, an in depth look on this would be great.

  • Dicky

    true, but you said never, which is inaccurate

    how about just correcting the article, instead of having a dig? “Who still has a kindle 1” – I see as many as other e-readers on the bus to work tbh

  • Kyle Schellenberg

    No mention of the physical size of the devices? I haven’t checked the actual dimensions, but doesn’t it seem from the pictures that for the same screen size, the Kobo is physically smaller? Wouldn’t that be considered a plus by most people?

    I’ve never really considered an ebook reader, but I played with a Kobo Aura on the weekend and it felt great in the hand. With the addition of Pocket, a service I use extensively on my smartphone – this becomes a very compelling product.

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  • Robert

    What about the weight, how it feels in your hands, and, most importantly, what the actual reading experience is. This is a terrible comparison and feels like one of those pages meant to get clicks for advertising revenue.

  • Astral Planes

    I do – the Kindle mini

  • simblanco

    crap review

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