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Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
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8.2/10
Informr score
The Kobo Clara2E currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


6"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6"
Yes
Backlight
Backlight
Yes
16 GB
Storage
Storage
16 GB
No
3G
3G
No
-
Reading Time


What the Critics Are Saying...


PC Magazine
PC Magazine

The waterproof, environment-friendly Kobo Clara 2E isn't quite as fast as the Kindle Paperwhite, but it offers broader file support and easier access to public library ebooks.

- Dave LeClair, PC Magazine
The Verge
The Verge

The Kobo Clara 2E is a good e-reader, yet would I recommend it over other e-readers like Amazon’s? It depends. At $129.99, the Kobo Clara 2E is $40 cheaper than the same specced Kindle Paperwhite with no ads and 16GB of storage. Yet I wouldn’t choose the Clara 2E over the Kindle if you’re simply loo...

- Sheena Vasani, The Verge
Daily Express
Daily Express

The Kobo Clara 2E is undoubtedly a great eReader, which gives the Kindle Paperwhite a run for its money. If you're picking up your first Kobo eReader then the Clara 2E is the standout option - offering great features at a reasonable price. However, if you already own a Clara HD the decision to upgra...

- Dion Dassanayake, Daily Express
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

The Kobo Clara 2E is an excellent eReader that is well priced considering it has 16GB storage, an automatic backlight, and is fully waterproof. It’s great to see it is made from recycled plastic, and it’s a lightweight, fingerprint-free design. If you want an eReader that isn’t from Amazon, this is...

- Henry Burrell, Tech Advisor
TechRadar
TechRadar

As the latest mid-range ereader from Kobo, the Clara 2E doesn’t disappoint. While it looks just like the original Kobo Clara HD, it does have some great updates that make it a more well-rounded ereader when compared to its predecessor. Coming with the latest E Ink screen tech, it’s a smaller option...

- Petra Player, TechRadar


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Screen Size
6"

The Kobo Clara2E's screen size is 6 inches with 1448 x 1072 pixels resolution.

Backlight
Yes

There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

3G
No

This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
-

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery.

Kobo Clara2E Specs

Overview
Release Date September 22, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Networks
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Custom

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Processor Unknown Dual-core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM 512 MB
ROM No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Body: 0.84 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to 60 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.902 x 11.205 x 0.866 cm (6.3 x 4.4 x 0.3 in)
Weight 171 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 1448 x 1072 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 6 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Yes
Additional Display Features
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, MP4
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported BMP, CBR, CBZ, EPUB, EPUB3, GIF, HTML, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, RTF, TIFF, TXT
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Manual (PDF)
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