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Kobo Arc review: specs and price

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Kobo Arc

Why is Kobo Arc better than the average?

  • Pixel density
    216ppivs210.09ppi
  • Weight
    364gvs511.69g
  • Width
    120mmvs232.5mm

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
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Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

11.5mm

2.weight
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Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

364g

3.height
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

189mm

4.width
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Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

120mm

Display

1.resolution
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Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

1280 x 800px

2.pixel density
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Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

216ppi

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

7"

4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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2.internal storage
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Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

2GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (front camera)
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Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

8MP

1.3MP

2.Can create panoramas in-camera
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It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

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3.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

0

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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2.Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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3.Supports Java
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4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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5.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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6.The browser has word wrap
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The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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Miscellaneous

1.number of screen shades
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More screen shades (greys) result in better gradients and usually a better reading experience.

Best

Kobo Arc

16

16

2.is self-lit
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Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.

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