Kobo has announced a new Aura eReader and three Arc tablets including 7 and 10-inch HD models and a 7-inch model in standard resolution. The products will go on sale from September 16.
On Wednesday in a press conference, Kobo has announced a partnership with Pocket for the integration of the same app on their products and lifted the veil on a series of new mobile devices. These new devices are especially designed for a better digital content reading experience.
Kobo Arc 7 is the entry-level tablet with 7-inch screen and a resolution of 1024×600 pixels, has a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The standard edition costs $50 less than Kobo Arc HD 7, which integrates a 7-inch HD display with a higher resolution of 1920×1200 pixels, 16GB of internal memory, and a 1.7 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. While the other form factors of these two devices are the same.
Kobo Arc HD 10 represents the top model among the three new solutions in the field of digital tablets. It comes equipped with a 10-inch screen resolving 2560×1600 pixels, 16GB of storage, a 1.8 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, and a battery with duration of more than 10 days in read mode or 9 and a half hours using all the features of the tablet. This model also includes a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera.
Aura eReader features a 6-inch display, 4GB of memory expandable to 32GB, a battery capable of withstanding for two months at an average of thirty minutes of reading every day, a slimmer body than the other model and in two colors viz. Black and Pink.
The new Kobo Arc 10HD, Arc 7HD, Arc 7 and Aura eReader will be available starting from September 16 for $399, $199, $149, and $149, respectively.