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Kobo Arc 7 OMAP4470 1.5GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

OMAP4470 1.5GHz Android 16GB Mar 2013
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Review of the Kobo Arc 7 HD  - 2013
Kobo Arc 7 Review
Kobo Arc 7HD vs Kobo Arc 7 Comparison
Kobo Arc 7 vs Kobo Arc Comparison

1 Reason For

Very Light

With a weight of only 364 grams, the Kobo Arc 7 is fairly light compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Arc 7. The lightest tablet of a comparable type and age to the Arc 7 is 360g heavy and the heaviest is 600g.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 4G

The Kobo Arc 7 is not 4G, although keep in mind that most of the other OMAP4470 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the Arc 7 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

Like most of the other similar spec tablets that came out more than two years ago, the Kobo Arc 7 is not 3G.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 1.2 megapixels, the Kobo Arc 7 has a very low rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Arc 7. The lowest rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablets of a similar type and age to the Arc 7 is 0.3MP, the highest is 13MP, and the average rear camera resolution (numeric) is 4.8MP.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of tablets that were released around the same time as the Arc 7 is 8.8". With a display diagonal of only 7 inches, the Kobo Arc 7 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets that came out around the same time as the Arc 7.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 1 gigabyte, the Kobo Arc 7 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been around for more than two years. The maximum internal memorys of tablets that were released more than two years ago range from 0.5GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 3.4GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of tablets of a comparable spec and age to the Arc 7 is 2.1GB, and the internal memorys range from 0.5GB to 8GB. The Kobo Arc 7 has a fairly small internal memory (only 1 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Kobo Arc 7

Released Over Three Years Ago

This tablet has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.5 gigahertz, the Kobo Arc 7 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that were released around the same time as the Arc 7.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Kobo Arc 7 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other OMAP4470 processor tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Arc 7.

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Two Processor Coress

The Kobo Arc 7 is a two processor cores tablet which is average compared to the other five tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Arc 7 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Aspect Ratio
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Display Number of Colours
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Data Network
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
4G WiMAX
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
SmartCard Slot
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Document Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Fingerprint Reader
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
Standby Time
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Wi-Fi

Expert Reviews

(2)
27 August 2014

O Kobo Arc é sem dúvida um tablet com bom desempenho e qualidades interessantes, principalmente para quem quer desfrutar dos recursos de um e-reader. Esse diferencial é um dos atrativos da...

Open Google Play access
Up to 64GB of storage
Rugged design
The user interface goes beyond bookmarks and turns this tablet into a giant noticeboard, while its 'web concierge' feature Discover and support for myriad music file formats also impress
The fast processor adds fluidity to an enjoyable experience
Bulky design
Uninspired Android skinning
Content selection spread out over three stores
Battery life is very average, and it's not got a rearfacing camera
Bluetooth, a micro USB cable in the box or a micro SD card expansion slot
11 August 2014

Mit dem Arc 10 HD hat Kobo im 10 Zoll Segment bereits ein sehr ordentliches und preiswertes ?Retina?-Tablet im Angebot. Das Kobo Arc 7 HD folgt dem gleichen Weg, denn auch der 7 Zöller weiß...

Inexpensive, attractive reading environment, decent HD screen, Android implementation open to all competitors' apps, pocket integration
Collections bookmarking
Aantrekkelijke prijs
Goede bouwkwaliteit
Prima prestaties
Kindle Fire HDX is more powerful on paper, no 3 4G option limits onthego use somewhat, rearfacing speaker underwhelming
Matige helderheid en veel reflecties
Geen microSDkaartlezer
Zware Koboskin
Keine Speicherkartenerweiterung

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 25 June 2015 by Mr. Hywel Thomas "roguewader2"

Great little tablet, however the charging port will quickly fail and spare parts are not available. Kobo customer service is very poor so you'll be sick with a broken tablet. Highly recommend... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Alf

Bought this to update my Kobo Glo. Good as a tablet but rubbish as an e-reader. Very sensitive to the touch. Font kept changing for no reason. Have to actually select an aspect as this keeps... Read more…

Reviewed 31 March 2015 by Amazon Customer "Jan"

Loved my Kobo for about 18 months, until the charging port broke off and disappeared into the device, I watched it expire, gasping for power.....it died too young ! Expensive funeral........

Reviewed 16 March 2015 by D. Fletcher

Not worth buying, i bought mine 2 years ago so out of warranty, used to work great until the micro usb charging port came off the ribbon inside the device, when that happens its the end of your

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by Mrs Patricia D Everett
(Verified Purchase)

Easy to use, ideal size to carry around.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k107kbo16w, kobo 80211, kobo 80211b, kobo 80211n, K107-KBO-32W, K107-KBO-64W, kobo 80211bg, kobo k107kbo64, kobo k107kbo64w
Barcodes 00681495000616, 00681495002009, 00681495002023, 00681495005116, 00681495005123, 00681495005178

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