Manufacturer Kobo is best known for its eBook readers and related assets. Their hardware is made to fit every user’s demand in terms of both price and usability. Their line-up features eReaders such as Kobo Mini, Kobo Glo, Kobo Touch and Kobo Arc. The latter is now available in Europe and Canada.
The Kobo Arc is the manufacturer’s top of the line product. It features a very good combination of hardware design and software to result in one highly competitive device in the market it poses for. On top of having the best eBook reader features it also brings multimedia attributes to make it an all-purpose device.
Kobo Arc is fit with a 7-inch display at a 1280×800 resolution, capable of offering good visibility wile keeping the design’s robust design. It packs a 1.5 GHz dual core OMAP 4470 chipset that, according to the manufacturer, is gentle on the battery while providing ultra-fast web browsing, video playback, and smooth transitions between functions. The Kobo Arc is available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB internal storage options to fit every need and given that its a very good multimedia device the options are well deserved. The device runs a customized version of Android Ice Cream Sandwich, weights only 364 grams and has built-in WiFi connectivity. Other features include stereo speakers on the front and a 1.3MP front-facing camera. For the aformentioned contries the device sells for $199.99 for 16GB version, the 32GB is $249.99, and the 64GB is $299.99.