Get more out of your tablet - Kobo Arc gets to know you. As you build your multimedia collection, Kobo Arc will recommend content based on your tastes and preferences. So you get more of the content you love without searching for it.
Everything you love at your fingertips - Don't dig through your collection - your Kobo Arc keeps your content on the surface so you don't have to go searching. It's all there on the home screen. Kobo's exclusive interface, Tapestries, allows you to organize your content thematically and pin content you find interesting into customized groups. Based on content you've pinned to your Tapestries, Kobo Arc learns what you're into and suggests content that reflects your personality and interests.
eBooks are just the beginning - Watch. Read. Listen. Play. Kobo Arc brings you magazines, eBooks, music, movies, apps, and games in brilliant colour. And the dual core processor does it at lightning speed. Multi-tasking is a breeze when you aren't slowed down by sluggish loading time and lag.
The best colour tablet eReading experience - We're one of the largest eBookstores. With nearly 3 million eBooks, 1 million of which are free, you have a world of options at your fingertips. Use Kobo Arc to explore thousands of magazines, newspapers, comics, cookbooks, and kids' eBooks in crystal clear, vivid colour. Then share what you're reading through Facebook using Kobo Pulse.
The Read Freely Guarantee - Read Freely. We don't lock you in. Your Kobo eBooks are yours to do with as you please, so you're never locked in to one device (unlike some other leading tablets). Rich multi-tasking, message notifications and Android's Ice Cream Sandwich let you customize your device so that it works the way you want it to.
Beautiful design - We make seriously beautiful devices. Light and sleek, Kobo Arc is comfortable to touch and hold. In fact, you might have trouble putting it down. Change it up. Kobo SnapBacks let you customize your Kobo Arc to reflect your personal style.
Connectivity - Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB
Audio - Built-in dual front-facing speakers and universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack with SRS TruMedia sound
Device - 189 X 120 X 11.5 mm (7.4 x 4.7 x 0.5 in)
Weight - 364 g (12.8 oz)
Display - 7" IPS display
Screen - 1280 x 800 HD resolution; 215 ppi; displays 16 million colours; clarity at extra wide viewing angles (+/-) 89 degrees
Camera - 720p HD front-facing camera (1.3 MP)
Navigation - home, back, and menu touch sensors, power and volume buttons
Processor - 1.5 GHz dual-core processor; 1 GB RAM
Operating System - Open access to Android 4.0
Storage - 32 GB Battery - 10 hours of reading; 2 weeks of standby
Content - Nearly 3 million books
Social Reading - Reading Life, Kobo Pulse, Facebook Timeline
Fonts - TypeGenius, font tuning engine designed for the best readability. Choice of 7 font styles, 24 font sizes, adjustable font sizes, and weight
Advanced Features - Wireless display capability to stream multimedia content to your TV with a compatible Wi-Fi Direct A/V adaptor. Android customization features such as resizable widgets and face unlock. SRS TruMedia sound specifically tuned for tablets
Software - Tapestries - Kobo's exclusive interface for easy content discovery
Supported File Formats - Books: ePUB, including fixed layout and enhanced ePUB
Images: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Audio: MP3, AAC, 3gp, mp4, m4a, flac, ogg, wav, mid
Video Formats: 3gp, mp4, webm
Web Browsing - Android 4.0 web browser
Media - Music Player, Photo Gallery, Video Player
Pre-loaded Apps - Facebook, Twitter, and Skype. Stream music from Rdio, access your magazines and newspapers through Zinio and PressReader.
Google apps: Google Play, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, StreetView, Calendar, Contacts, Google+, and Google Chat