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Based in Toronto, Canada, company e-readers Kobo presented its latest e-reader – Glo HD. It stands in direct confrontation with Kindle Voyage, but unlike the top model of Amazon, Kobo offers its e-reader to $70 cheaper, i.e. 129.99 dollars against 199.99 Glo HD for Voyage.

Glo HD screen is a 6-inch E-Ink, and has a resolution of 1448×107 pixels with dot density of 300 dpi, plus integrated ComfortLight lighting. Inside lies a 1 GHz processor and 4 GB of storage. Kobo promise of battery life up to two months, but on the basis of 30 minutes reading each day with backlight off and Wi-Fi. Weight Kobo Glo HD is 180 grams, the same as Kindle Voyage (Wi-Fi).

Meanwhile, the new e-reader comes and service Kobo Welcome, which will only be available to holders of Glo HD. It is designed to accelerate the process of receiving and loading recommendations for books based on the individual preferences of readers.

Kobo software supports eleven different font and size 48 with adjustable features and sharpness of the image. You can also highlight, retraction, and to have access to all other common tools for electronic readers.

Kobo Glo HD will be released on May 1 in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. On May 22, will appear in France and on 1 June in the UK, Italy, Holland, Germany and Spain.

Amazon is possible to reduce the price of their Voyage, to compete with the new Glo HD, but still no evidence of such intent.

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