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Kobo Arc 7 review




Screen Size
7"
Storage
8 GB
3G
No
Reading Time
-



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Screen Size
7"

The Kobo Arc 7's screen size is 7 inches with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution.

Backlight
Yes

There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

3G
No

This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
-

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh battery. Battery life is rated for up to 9 hours Wi-Fi surfing according to Kobo's.

Arc 7 Specs

Overview
Release date October 17, 2013
Regions available USA, Canada
Networks
SIM card No
Operating System Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processor MTK Quad core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
Flightmode Yes
TTY/TDD No
SAR Body: 1.118 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Up to: 20 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.2 x 19.4 x 1 cm (4.8 x 7.6 x 0.4 in)
Weight 360 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Unknown
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Pixel density 170 pixels
Size 7 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Unknown
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Page Turn Key Unknown
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, M4A, OGG, WAV
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Vibration Alert Yes
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