Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Pc Mag said on expert review site PC Mag “Its heavy build and cumbersome Android customizations make it a tough sell at $400”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews two years ago “The Kobo Arc 10HD is a powerful tablet with some great reading features let down by a far from perfect screen and bulky, uncomfortable design”. Trusted Reviews said in the same month “Bulky, heavy build” in their review of this tablets.
One Kobo Arc 10.1 HD owner concluded that it was not thin. Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote two years ago “Measuring up at 9.9mm thick, its not the thinnest tablet out there.”. One Kobo Arc 10.1 HD owner wrote in their reviews that it was not heavy. Two years ago Mobilechoiceuk.com mentioned in their review of this tablets “Hefty build”.