Summary: I've had my Kobo Glo for about 3 months. I bought direct from Kobo. The reason I chose Kobo was that, at the time I was in the market, Kindle and Nook were having lots of problems with their glow screens. I've been quite happy with my Kobo Glo. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 is that the manual is super skimpy about Kobo functions. You almost have to figure everything out by yourself through trial and error. Did I call it a manual?
Summary: Fantastic screen, reasonably good hardware, updates make the device worse about 75% of the time. I've had two e-readers before this (an old Sony pocket 5" which was touch, and the modern non-paperwhite Kindle) and overall, I have to say that this only beats the Kindle by a small margin, entirely because of the software. The problem: updates are entirely unpredictable, and often make the device worse, reintroducing old issues instead of fixing new ones.
Summary: I've had my kobo reader for a few months and I'm very pleased (during that time I've charged it once or twice which tells you something about how long the battery lasts!). It is super handy, I keep it in my purse at all times, and since I got it I've read more than ever. The only reason it doesn't get five stars is because I think the app for smartphones is not that great (I usually buy my books through the app and then download them to the reader).
everything fine, but not ergonomics is not comfortable
D. Semjonova "darya semyonova", Amazon
25 June 2013
Summary: generally i love the product (the light, comfort for the eyes, letters- all this is good), but it is a little bit slow and the main button on the corner of the screen does not work all the time, so sometimes it make me nervous!
Summary: I have the Kindle Paperwhite which I absolutely love. I used the Ipad mini to read my other books I had purchased from Kobo, Nook and Sony but the Paperwhite front light definitely spoiled me. I bought the Kobo Glo from an Independent Bookstore in my area so I could read my Kobo and Sony purchases. Where I think the Kindle Paperwhite is the top ereader, the Kobo Glo (in my opinion) is running a very close second. The things I don't like about the Kobo Glo: 1.
Summary: I've recently purchased a Kobo Glo, and I really like the eReader. The display is crisp. The touch screen is responsive. It's easy to load epub books on it, so you're not limited to the Kobo bookstore. Also, I'm using the Calibre software to back up my books so that I'm not at the mercy of "accidental deletion" of my legally purchased reads. The main reason I wanted to comment is to echo the comments of others on various sites about customer service at Kobo.com.
Summary: She wanted an in-the-dark e-reader, that means back-lit. After reading the reviews for these night readable e-readers, I decided the other top name brand had some problems, but found only good reviews for the glo! No regrets yet, but it's not me using the e-reader, it's my 84 year old mom! She hasn't complained about it yet....I take that as a very good sign.
Summary: Have had several readers in the past, and this is now one of my favorites. The interface is intuitive, and I don't miss the buttons that came on other readers I've used. The battery lasts a long time, even when using the back-light. I've recharged the device perhaps twice in four weeks, and even then it could have gone longer - I just don't like low- battery levels.
Summary: This is my 2nd Kobo (the first got damaged during a flight, so make sure you spend the money for a good case like BookArmor). Resolution is good, it is responsive to the touch, and the small form factor is good for travelling. I've been a big fan of Kobo, and the Kobo Glo has only reaffirmed this. My only complaint about the device is that it forces you to connect it to the internet before you can use it.