Kobo Arc
Top 64%444 points
Top 64%
Screen size
Number of tablets
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
161 tablets
6.38" - 7.75"
NaN% of all tabletsYes
No
screen size
resolution
internal storage
7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD
21.5"
Best

Kobo Arc: 45 facts and highlights

1. resolution

1280 x 800px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 3840 x 3840px
166
0

2. pixel density

216ppi
Dell Venue 8 7000 LTE: 359ppi
140
0

3. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
7"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"
138
0

4. has an external memory slot

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.
Kobo Arc
68% have it
133
0

5. thickness

11.5mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm
112
0

6. weight

364g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.507g
104
0

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Kobo Arc
56% have it
92
0

8. front camera megapixels

1.3MP
Linshof Performance Tablet: 8MP
84
0

9. plays Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Kobo Arc
50% have it
72
0

10. Supports widgets

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.
Kobo Arc
84% have it
70
0

11. width

120mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm
69
0

12. height

189mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm
64
0

13. internal storage

2GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 4: 1000GB
59
0

14. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Kobo Arc
66% have it
58
0

15. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Kobo Arc
65% have it
48
0

16. Is free and open source

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.
Kobo Arc
66% have it
46
0

17. Supports Java

Kobo Arc
66% have it
43
0

18. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Kobo Arc
94% have it
41
0

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3
40
0

20. Has sharing intents

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.
Kobo Arc
55% have it
35
0

21. Supports bookmarks sync across different devices

Kobo Arc
80% have it
34
0

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Kobo Arc
80% have it
34
0

23. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Kobo Arc
95% have it
33
0

24. You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Kobo Arc
95% have it
30
0

25. has free navigation software

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
Kobo Arc
95% have it
29
0

26. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Kobo Arc
95% have it
28
0

27. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Kobo Arc
97% have it
28
0

28. Supports video chat

Kobo Arc
92% have it
27
0

29. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Kobo Arc
98% have it
27
0

30. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Kobo Arc
96% have it
27
0

31. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Kobo Arc
99% have it
27
0

32. can be used as a WiFi hot spot

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
Kobo Arc
94% have it
26
0

33. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Kobo Arc
99% have it
26
0

34. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Kobo Arc
96% have it
26
0

35. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Kobo Arc
96% have it
25
0

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