First Impression: Tablet PC Kobo Arc 10HD in the Practice Test

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Technical data

The Kobo arc 10HD must not hide truly and confidently takes the fight with competitors such as the air iPad and the Galaxy tab from Samsung. So has the Kobo tablet with a 10.1-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels with a pixel density of 300 dpi. Videos are back on the device in full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels). A Tegra 4 processor by Intel are installed (four cores, clock frequency: 1.8 GHz), two gigabyte of work and 16 gigabyte data store (approximately 13 gigabyte freely available). Facilities include an HD front camera (720 p, 1.3 mega pixel resolution), stereo speakers, wireless-n, Bluetooth 4.0, as well as an HDMI interface.

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Design, operation, picture – and sound quality

Kobo mag’s canteen: not only the eBook reader such as the Kobo wait aura with rectangular housing; also the feel of the Kobo arc 10HD you must get used to first. The edge but not only ensure that the Kobo Tablet clunky acts because with 627 grams is the device be leibe no lightweight and with a housing thickness of 9.9 mm also no flask.

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On the operation, as well as the quality of the touch screen there is nothing: all keys can be good. Thanks to quad-core speed, the Kobo arc 10HD is very fast and the screen responds without delay to finger gestures. The screen displays colors by the way very good and full of contrasts; so, looking at videos on the Kobo is especially fun. Too bad: Sound relatively quietly gave the test device even when volume turned up full. In addition, that the speakers provide the sound nasal and tinny.

Android 4.2.2 with eBook features

Kobo provides the arc 10HD with a customized Android 4.2.2 version out. In addition to a special Kobo interface is the ability to put the device which disables unnecessary functionality and expands so battery life over several days in an eBook-reader mode. In addition, familiar functions such as looking up foreign words or adding notes available are of classic eBook readers. Prima: Smart Folders help, your eBook collection in the handle to keep

Conclusion: Android-Tablet-PC Kobo arc 10HD

Fast processor, good display, great eBook reader function: 10HD Kobo arc would have the makings of the Renner. As I said: would have because the relatively high weight, paired with chunky design and high price (379 euro), but significantly diminish the joy of.

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