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Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
Kobo Clara2E
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8.1/10
Informr score
The Kobo Clara2E currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 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...


The Hindu Business Line
The Hindu Business Line

At its price point, I had more expectations of the Kobo Clara 2E. I did not anticipate it would struggle with the basics of what a good e-reader should be, which is - before offering frills - offer a snappy, seamless reading experience. That, it does not.

- Mahananda Bohidar, The Hindu Business Line
TrustedReviews
TrustedReviews

The Kobo Clara 2E is a considerable improvement over the Clara HD, with a fine E Ink display, a high-quality waterproof design, and Bluetooth for audiobook support. It’s not the strongest or most consistent when it comes to performance, and it’s a shame there’s no cloud support, but this is arguably...

- Jon Mundy, TrustedReviews
Business Insider
Business Insider

As long as you're not already locked into Amazon's ecosystem of services, the Kobo Clara 2E is an excellent e-reader to consider at this price point. It offers twice the memory of the Kindle Paperwhite with many of the same features, including Bluetooth compatibility, a waterproof design, and adjust...

- Sarah Saril, Business Insider
Android Police
Android Police

While the Clara 2E has a few shortcomings, there are workarounds for most, making them far from dealbreakers. Though there aren't built-in speakers, you can easily pair a headset or portable speaker via Bluetooth. Also, changing the page refresh rate helps with ghosting and random screen flashing. L...

- Charnita Fance, Android Police
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


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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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