Kobo Vox 

Released October, 2011
  • Wi-Fi
  • 7"
  • 1024 x 600
  • 8 GB
6.6 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Kobo Vox

Display

How do the screens stack up?

Kobo Vox
5.3
Kobo Glo
7.1
Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

Kobo Vox
10.0
Kobo Glo
8.6
e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more

Performance

How responsive and how long does the e-reader last?

Kobo Vox
5.5
Kobo Glo
8.8
Battery life and SunSpider

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Kobo Vox
6.6
Kobo Glo
7.6
Reviews from multiple trusted sites

6.6

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

Kobo Vox
6.6
Kobo Glo
7.7

Reviews Word on the street for the Kobo Vox

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Screen resolution 1024 x 600
Screen size 7"
Pixel density 169 ppi
Built-in light LED backlight
Screen type LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive
Flashes screen black during page turns No

features

Sync across multiple devices Yes
Note taking Yes
Text to speech Yes
Directly download library e-books to device Yes
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers Yes
Evernote integration Yes
Landscape mode Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Parental controls No

storage

Expansion slot microSD (up to 32GB)
Memory 8 GB

form factor

Housing type Plastic and tough rubber
Size 128 x 192 x 13 mm
Weight 403 g
Interface touchscreen
Headphone jack Yes

connectivity

Input/Output port micro-USB
Cellular data None
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

technical specs

RAM 512 MB
Processor 800 MHz

bookstore

Uses an open platform Yes
Bookstore Kindle Store
EBookstore size 4 M book
Free content free content 2.5 M books
Customer loyalty program Yes
Average NYT best sellers price $9.24
Number of NYT top-selling titles offered+ 38
Reader-to-reader lending Yes
Cloud storage Yes
Reading apps iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, PC and Mac
Additional electronic offerings newspapers, magazines, comics/graphic novels, textbooks, audio-books and blogs
Has retail store locations No
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