Kobo is discounting their only high-definition e-reader to be released in 2015, the Kobo Glo HD. This device will be on sale this weekend for $99 and it is also eligible for free shipping for residents of Canada and the United States.
The Kobo Glo HD features a six inch e-ink Carta screen with a resolution of 1448×1072 and 300 PPI. It has the same front-lit display as the Kobo Aura H2O, so you will be able to read in low-light conditions or complete darkness.
Underneath the hood is a 1 GHZ processor and 4 GB of internal storage. When you take the e-reader out of the box for the first time you only have 3.1 GB of memory, primarily because the OS takes up a fair amount of space. In the past, the lack of memory could be offset by inserting an SD card, but for some reason Kobo decided to forgo it in this model.
The Glo HD is normally available for $129, so if you decide to purchase one this weekend you will save $30. If you are on the fence about it, check out our unboxing video below.
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