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Kobo Clara Colour/BW SleepCover

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Kobo Clara Colour

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Judge your books by their colors

Step into the world of color covers, illustrations, and more.

As if Kobo Clara couldn’t get any better, our perfect 6" eReader just leveled up with all-new color. Say goodbye to gray, and take the leap into digital reading with a glare-free, distraction-free color experience. Give paper some competition, and see just how colorful your library can be—on one compact, lightweight device packed with features. Explore color inside and out, with illustrations and imagery that truly bring color to your reading life.

Browse and read eBooks in full color

Experience true comfort with the 6" E Ink Kaleido™ 3 display’s soothing color palette. No glare in sunlight, no social media distractions—just you and your book in full-color bliss. Whether you’re a non-fiction buff or a fiction fanatic, let color bring added depth to your browsing, bookshelves, and reading experience.

Never hunt for a highlighter

Now, with multiple colors available at the touch of a finger, you can highlight your eBooks just like print books. Add, erase, or change colors as you go, and easily see all your highlights by chapter at a glance—your book club quotes have never been easier to find!

See your eBooks in their best light

Experience visual comfort day or night with a gentle frontlight, and let screen glare and eyestrain become a thing of the past. ComfortLight PRO automatically reduces blue light throughout the day, and you can personalize your reading settings via font size, line spacing, or even Dark Mode—your eyes will thank you.

A Kobo Clara Colour eReader in its SleepCover stand, set on a wooden table by a potted plant and lamp.

Better by design

Thoughtfully made with recycled and ocean-bound plastic, Kobo Clara Colour is a more eco-conscious eReader. Built to last, it is also repairable, so you can extend its life and replace key components. Learn more about Kobo’s sustainability practices at and more about repairability at

A Kobo Clara Colour eReader set on a marble counter, with water spilled on it. Its screen shows a colour image from a cookbook.

Waterproof for reading anywhere

Kobo Clara Colour has full waterproof¹ protection. That means it’s always ready for unexpected spills, splashes by the sea, or a relaxing soak in the tub.

A hand removes a Kobo Clara Colour eReader from a bookbag sitting on a wooden chair. A hand removes a Kobo Clara Colour eReader from a bookbag sitting on a wooden chair.

Keep your stories uninterrupted

Dive into your favorite books without a worry, with weeks of battery life² and 16GB of storage. Your reading stamina might just have met its match with Kobo Clara Colour, which can accommodate up to 12,000 eBooks or 75 Kobo Audiobooks³.

Endless ways to read, with Kobo's signature eReading experience

Listen to Kobo Audiobooks with built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology⁴

Dive into the Kobo Store’s extensive collection of eBooks and audiobooks

Borrow eBooks directly from your local library with OverDrive and Libby integration⁵

Use Pocket to save online articles for offline reading at your leisure

Adjust font size, margins, and change font style for a customized reading experience

Technical Specs


6" E Ink Kaleido™ 3 display with FastGLR and Dark Mode
1448 x 1072
300 PPI—black-and-white content
150 PPI—color content




Dual 2.0 GHz


WiFi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (i.e. dual band, 2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth® wireless technology, and USB-C


1500 mAh, weeks of battery*
*A single charge on the eReader lasts up to 42 days, based on 30 minutes of reading per day with the front light at 30% brightness and WiFi and Bluetooth® wireless technology off.


IPX8 - up to 60 mins in 2 meters of water

Front Light

ComfortLight PRO – Adjustable brightness and color temperature for blue light reduction


iType: 13 different fonts and over 50 font styles


112 x 160 x 9.2 mm


174 g
Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process.

Supported Formats

15 file formats supported natively (EPUB, EPUB3, FlePub, PDF, MOBI, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF, TXT, HTML, RTF, CBZ, CBR)
Kobo Audiobooks**
**Audiobooks available only in select countries. Bluetooth® wireless headphones or speaker required.


English, French, French (Canada), German, Spanish, Spanish (Mexico), Italian, Catalan, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Turkish, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Polish, Romanian, and Czech.

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Kobo Clara Colour


Kobo Clara BW


Kobo Libra Colour

Screen Size
Adjustable Front Light
Blue Light Control
Long Battery Life
Listen to Kobo Audiobooks
Google Drive & Dropbox
Kobo Stylus Compatibility
Exterior made with recycled plastic
6" color E Ink Kaleido™ 3 touchscreen
16GB = 12,000 eBooks
Not compatible with Kobo Stylus
Available In: Black
Kobo Clara Colour
6” E Ink Carta 1300 HD touchscreen
16GB = 12,000 eBooks
Not compatible with Kobo Stylus
Available In: Black
Kobo Clara BW
7" color E Ink Kaleido™ 3 touchscreen
32GB = 24,000 eBooks
Yes, Kobo Stylus sold separately
Select Colors: Black

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