Kobo Aura HD

SKU: koboaurahd

Kobo Aura HD is the only premium eReader on the market. Designed for the discerning reader, Kobo Aura HD offers a completely immersive reading experience and the most paper-like E Ink display. Kobo Aura HD takes E Ink clarity to the next level. ClarityScreen+ delivers an incredibly crisp, clear reading experience because with a 1440 x 1080 resolution and 265 dpi, it's the best E Ink screen on the market. Enjoy a completely glare-free eReading experience anytime, and rest assured that your eReader's screen is durable in the face of scratches and drops. In fact, in a 360º product test, Kobo Aura HD was proven to have the most durable E Ink eReader screen. Get lost in your favourite eBooks thanks to Kobo Aura HD's advanced, high-resolution, extra-large screen and elegant, inspired design. Kobo Aura HD goes where you go, making it possible to pack up to 3,000 eBooks in your carry on and enjoy up to two months of uninterrupted reading on a single charge. With 4 GB of built-in memory, the option to expand with up to a 32 GB Micro SD card, and a long-lasting battery, Kobo Aura HD was designed for mobile reading. For readers who want the best, Kobo Aura HD is your eReader of choice.

Technical Specs


175.7 x 128.3 x 11.7 mm (6.91 x 5.05 x 0.46 in)


240 g (8.4658 oz)


1 GHz; 20% faster processor than other leading eReaders.


6.8" WXGA+ Pearl E Ink Screen
ClarityScreen+: 265 dpi, 1440 x 1080 resolution


Built-in ComfortLight technology with micro-thin coating for durability and even light distribution


Power on/off, light on/off


Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB


4 GB
Option to expand up to 32 GB with a Micro SD card


Up to 2 months


Espresso, Ivory, and Onyx


over 3 million eBooks, newspapers, and magazines.

Kobo Everywhere™

Your Kobo eBooks are stored safely in the cloud; retrieve them at any time. Your bookmarks and more are seamlessly synced across all your Kobo eReading apps and devices.

Social Reading

Includes Reading Life™. Track your Reading Stats and share what you're reading, favourite passage and Reading Life awards to Facebook® Timeline.


Personalized eBook recommendations that change as your tastes do. Optimize Kobo Picks by providing your feedback.


TypeGenius, Kobo's font experience with a choice of 10 font styles, 24 font sizes, and adjustable font sharpness and weight.
Includes Kobo's exclusive font Kobo Nickel, designed for crisp, clear readability.


Built-in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® dictionary.

Notes, Quotes

Highlight text, take notes, share to Facebook.

Advanced Features

Library personalization, predictive search, brightness controls, double-tap PDF zoom in, and SimpleTurn for comfortable page turns.


Supports ePub and Adobe DRM. Read books borrowed from your public library.

File Types

eBooks: EPUB, PDF, and MOBI
Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, and TIFF
Comic Books: CBZ and CBR


Experimental Web browser


Chess and Sudoku


English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Japanese.

Free Mobile &
Desktop Apps

Free Kobo apps for Mac and PC, Apple®, Android™, smartphones, and tablets.


Easily set-up Kobo Aura HD just a few simple steps from your computer or directly from your Kobo Aura HD using Wi Fi.


Price: $169.99