- Made by: Kobo
- Released: September 2012
- Predecessor: Kobo eReader Touch
- Languages Supported: English, French, Canadian French, Japanese, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese
- File Types Supported: ePub, PDF, MOBI, RTF, CBR, CBZ, TXT, HTML, images.
Built-in ComfortLight technology with micro-thin coating for durability and even light distribution.
There is also a Kobo Glo HD version.
- Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n
- Processor: Freescale i.MX508 1GHz
- RAM: 256 MB
- Device Size: 114 x 157 x 10 mm (4.5 x 6.2 x 0.39 in)
- Weight: 185g (6.53oz)
- Display: 6" E Ink Pearl XGA-Screen, (1024 x 758) 16 Level
- Front light: GlowLight™ and touch screen
- Storage: 2GB (1GB for books)
- Memory Expansion: Up to 30,000 eBooks with a 32 GB Micro-SD Memory Card
- Connectivity: Micro USB
- Supported File Formats: EPUB, PDF with or without DRM
- eBooks: EPUB, PDF, and MOBI, kepub for Kobo books.
- Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG, and TIFF.
- Text: TXT, HTML, XHTML, and RTF.
- Comic Books: CBZ and CBR.
- Apps: http://www.kobosetup.com/ (Website only for mac and windows)