Kobo Clara HD vs PocketBook Touch Lux 5: what are the differences?

Small and compact, the two eBook readers Kobo Clara HD and PocketBook Touch Lux 5 have some differences. Let’s find out together in this comparison.

Thanks to eBook readers , you can always carry hundreds of books, magazines and documents with you in a small footprint. As stated in our previous in-depth study , numerous devices are available on the market that allow you to read digital books, each with its own peculiarities.

We have therefore chosen to compare Kobo Clara HD with PocketBook Touch Lux 5 , two readers with a similar appearance but which present, in practice, a series of differences.

In this article we will go through each technical detail so that you can easily choose the right model.

Kobo Clara HD vs PocketBook Touch Lux 5: il prezzo

Both Kobo Clara HD and PocketBook Touch Lux 5 aim to conquer the low end of the market through a competitive price.

Compared to tablets and smartphones, eBook readers generally come with a single configuration at the hardware level, so it is necessary to pay particular attention during the purchase phase.

  • Kobo Clara HD has a list price of 99 eurosand is only available in black.
  • PocketBook Touch Lux 5 is offered from the list at a price of 99 eurosand is presented in Ink Black and Ruby Red colors.

As you can see, the difference is only 10 euros, a figure that is bound to change if we look at the market price. In fact, the Kobo Clara HD is currently available at a price of about 132 euros, while for the PocketBook Touch Lux 5, about 119 euros are enough.

Price is of course not the only variable to consider, so we’ll take a closer look at the technical specifications of the two devices.

Kobo Clara HD vs PocketBook Touch Lux 5: le differenze

The universe of eBook readers has to deal with the many existing eBook formats . If you already have eBooks and want to continue reading them, you must therefore identify a compatible device that does not create problems in the reading phase.

The formats supported by Kobo Clara HD are: EPUB, EPUB3, PDF and MOBI for eBooks; JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, TXT, HTML, and RTF for images; CBZ, CBR for comics.

With the PocketBook Touch Lux 5, on the other hand, it is possible to read the formats: ACSM, CHM, DJVU, DOC, DOCX, EPUB, EPUB (DRM), FB2, FB2.ZIP, HTM, HTML, MOBI, PDF, PDF (DRM) , PRC, RTF, TXT for eBooks; JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF for image files; CBZ, CBR for comics.

It is clear that the device with the highest degree of compatibility is the PocketBook .


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