Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Txtr Beagle

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Txtr Beagle

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Much thinner 4.8 mm vs 10 mm 2.1x thinner ; easily slides into bags
Lighter weight 128 g vs 185 g More than 30% lighter weight
Automatically adjusts screen orientation Yes vs No Somewhat common; auto-adjusts between portrait & landscape based on orientation
Front view of Kobo Glo

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Has a built-in light ComfortLight vs None Very few E-Readers have a built-in light
Can take notes Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support take notes
Can browse the web Yes vs No About half of E-Readers have a web browser
Has a built-in dictionaries Yes vs No About half of E-Readers have a built-in dictionaries
Bigger screen 6" vs 5" 20% bigger screen
Many more gray shades 16 vs 8 Twice as many gray shades
Significantly higher resolution screen 1024 x 758 vs 800 x 600 More than 60% higher resolution screen
Can display in landscape mode Yes vs No About half of E-Readers support landscape mode

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Beagle  vs
Kobo Glo 
Gray shades 8 16
Screen resolution 800 x 600 1024 x 758
Screen size 5" 6"
Pixel density 200 ppi 212 ppi
Built-in light None ComfortLight
Screen type E-Ink E-Ink
Flashes screen black during page turns Yes Yes

form factor

Size 140 x 105 x 4.8 mm 114 x 157 x 10 mm
Weight 128 g 185 g

connectivity

Beagle  vs
Kobo Glo 
Bluetooth connectivity Yes No

features

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