Editors Liked

  • Light and small
  • Crisp 6-inch E Ink screen
  • Syncs with Kobo apps on other devices
  • Simple, distraction-free reading experience
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • An expansion slot for additional memory
  • Good battery life
  • Low price point
  • Zoom and pan on PDF reader
  • Responsive touchscreen

Editors Didn't Like

  • Touch screen is sometimes slow
  • Main page is utilitarian
  • Illustrating only the books you are currently reading offering boring links to your library
  • No hardware buttons for turning pages
  • Little customization
  • Setup requires a computer
  • Social features are more gimmicky than useful
  • Performance lags in storefront
  • Lack of 3G option
  • Some echoes of previous page's display
  • Slow shopping procedure