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Kobo Libra 2
Kobo Libra 2
Kobo Libra 2
Kobo Libra 2
Kobo Libra 2

Informr score
The Kobo Libra 2 currently has an Informr score of 8.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
32 GB
Reading Time

What the Critics Are Saying...

Craving Tech

Kobo Libra 2 is an excellent eBook reader from Kobo with comfortable & ergonomic design, and a bright, responsive, incredible display. You can read with just one hand and flip pages with your thumb, while your other hand is busy stirring some cake mix or holding onto a pole on the train. You can...

- Michael Aulia, Craving Tech

Fleetwood Mac would be thrilled with the choice offered by the Kobo Libra 2, because it’s a style of eReader that lets you go your own way, giving you something not always delivered in eReaders: choice. You can choose how to hold it, where to use it, and most importantly, where you’ll buy your books...

- Leigh :) Stark, Pickr

I wish I could say the Libra 2 is the perfect e-reader, but I don’t think we’re there just yet. I’d say that more than 90 percent of my time reading on the Libra 2 is just as enjoyable as reading a paperback — the experience an e-reader is always chasing. The Libra 2 hasn’t beat good old paper and i...

- Matt Wille, Input
PC Magazine

Although Kobo's Libra 2 ebook reader offers only minor upgrades over its predecessor, it's pleasant to hold, supports many formats, and is terrific for accessing material from public libraries.

- Sascha Segan, PC Magazine

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Screen Size

The Kobo Libra 2's screen size is 7 inches with 1264 x 1680 pixels resolution.


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

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time

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

Libra 2 Specs

Release Date October 19, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Custom

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Processor Unknown Single-core 1 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
SAR Unknown
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 Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.46 x 16.16 x 0.9 cm (5.7 x 6.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 215 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP X8
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors No
Resolution 1264 x 1680 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 7 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Unknown
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 Unknown
Page Turn Key Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Unknown
Screen Reader Unknown
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
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, JPEG, MOBI, PDF, PNG, RTF, TIFF, TXT
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