Kobo set to debut Arc 7, 7HD, Arc 10HD competitive tablets on October 16th. Check Kobo Arc 7, 7HD, Arc 10HD specifications, models, price & other details.

Android tablets from Kobo and Amazon were successful a year back but as the purest experience of Android took over, thanks to Google Nexus tablets. One of the main reason by tablets by Kobo and Barnes & Noble didn’t compel in the recent times is because they didn’t include Google Play Store. Now then the Toronto based tablet PC maker is about to bounce back with flurry of tablets to offer.

Kobo has announced three new tablet PC set for release on October 16, 2013. Dubbed as Kobo Arc 7, 7HD and Arc 10HD these tablets are analogous to what Amazon has extended with Kindle Fire tablet, namely with Fire HD & Fire HD 8.9. Kobo recent launch will include advantage as they run on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS and they are certain to include Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of box.

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Kobo Arc 7 is the smaller sibling and it does pack a good hardware features accordingly to its price. It’s powered with MediaTek MTK 1.2 Ghz quad core processor with 1 GB RAM on top of 7-inch 1024 x 600 screen. It’s priced competitive for $149.99 with 8 GB internal storage and other features found on any tablet.Kobo Arc 7

Kobo Arc 7 HD

Kobo Arc 7 HD is the perfect competitor to Nexus 7 as it’s powered with NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 1 GB RAM on top of 1920 x 1200 pixels 7-inch display. The tablet adds 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera and 8 hours of estimated battery life. It will be priced at $199.99 for 16 GB model & $249.99 for 32 GB model.Kobo Arc 7HDKobo Arc 7 HD technical specs are -

  • Display: 7” multi-touch IPS display
  • Processor:1.5 GHz dual core processor
  • RAM: 1 GB RAM
  • Software: Android 4.0 ICS
  • Camera: 1.3 MP primary camera
  • Storage:  16, 32, and 64 GB models
  • Battery: 10 hours of reading and 2 weeks of standby
  • Features: Reading Life™, Kobo Pulse™, Facebook Timeline

Kobo Arc 10 HD

Kobo Arc 10 HD is a high-end tablet as it’s packed with highend features. On to top of 10 inch 2560 x 1600 pixels display screen it packs NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor paired up with 2 GB RAM. There is 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera and includes Bluetooth v4.0, Miracast video streaming and priced at impressive $399.99. So it’s purely the competitor of Nexus 10 tablet with 10 hours of battery life.Kobo Arc 10HD

Kobo Arc 10 HD technical specs are -

  • Display: 10.1" 2560 x 1600 HD+ Display (300 ppi)
  • Processor: Nvidia Tegra 4 Quad-Core, 1.8 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB RAM
  • Software: Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS
  • Camera: Front-facing 1.3 MP (720p) HD camera
  • Storage:  16 GB
  • Battery: 6550 mAh battery
  • Features: Reading Life™, Kobo Pulse™, Facebook Timeline

Along with these product launches, Kobo still believes in eBook readers. They will launch Kobo Aura 6” E-Ink eReader with stunning edge-to-edge 212 dpi display screen.