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Kobo Arc review: specs and price

Kobo Arc
Kobo Arc

Why is Kobo Arc better than the average?

  • Pixel density
    216ppivs207.49ppi
  • Weight
    364gvs515.86g
  • Width
    120mmvs233.03mm

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Design

1.thickness

11.5mm

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2.weight

364g

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3.width

120mm

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4.height

189mm

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Display

1.resolution

1280 x 800px

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2.screen size

7"

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

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3.pixel density

216ppi

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

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.

2.internal storage

2GB

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1000GB

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Cameras

1.front camera megapixels

1.3MP

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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.

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
Kobo Arc

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

2.number of microphones

0

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

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3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Kobo Arc

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Battery

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

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

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Features

1.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.

2.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.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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4.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.

5.Supports Java
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6.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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Miscellaneous

1.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.

2.number of screen shades

16

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

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Kobo Arc

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