At this time Powell's is only shipping the Kobo Arc in white.
Kobo Arc: Reads you like a book
For readers that want it all, Kobo Arc brings the ultimate tablet reading experience to its cutting-edge multi-purpose tablet and makes getting the most out of your tablet easy. Powered by Android™, Kobo Arc is enhanced by Tapestries — Kobo's exclusive interface that learns what you like, and effortlessly delivers more eBooks, music, movies and web articles that you'll love. Enjoy smooth and seamless movies, apps and games with a powerful 1.5 GHz dual core processor, stunning 7" HD screen and access to over 600,000 apps on Google Play™.
Read in Color
Kobo Arc can display over 16 million colors, so you'll love our selection of full-color eBooks. Enjoy graphic novels and comics, newspapers and magazines, cookbooks and Read Along picture books all on your Kobo Arc. Connect to any Wi Fi hotspot to access the entire Kobo eBookstore right from your Kobo Arc. With nearly 3 million eBooks to choose from globally, including 1 million free titles, we're sure to have something you'll love.
Fill your media library
In addition to the incredible eReading experience on the Kobo Arc, you can watch movies, listen to music, and read the web ad-free. Choose from 16GB or 32GB models for built-in storage on the go. Kobo Arc is a complete multimedia experience!
Access the Latest Apps
Fill your Kobo Arc with the latest apps. With Google Play™, you get access to over 600,000 apps. And you can keep in touch with friends via video chat with a 720p HD, front-facing camera.
Everything you love at your fingertips
Kobo Arc is powered by the latest version of Android™, and is enhanced by Tapestries — Kobo's exclusive interface that allows you to easily organize your eBooks, music, movies, magazines, and favourite web pages thematically. Keep all your content at your fingertips for quick and easy access, no digging.
Discovery made easy
Kobo Arc is the only tablet that gets to know you, so you get more of what you love. Watch as the Discovery Ribbon fills up with personal recommendations based on the eBooks, magazines, music, and movies you've already collected. Pretty soon your Kobo Arc will be packed with tons of media recommendations you'll love, including things you never knew existed.
Power and performance
Kobo Arc is a true performer. Lightweight and durable, with a 7", 215 ppi, 1280 x 800 HD screen, Kobo Arc is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor for smooth multi-tasking, apps and video playback. Listen in on front-facing speakers and play all day with a battery that lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge (actual time may vary depending on individual use).
The Read Freely Guarantee
Kobo Arc's open platform means you're free to create the tablet experience you want. Plus, 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). That means you can read any open-format eBook on your new Kobo Arc. With free top-rated Kobo apps, you can read across devices you already own.
Dimensions: 7.4" x 4.7" x 0.5" (189mm x 120mm x 11.5mm)
Weight: 12.8 oz (364 g)
Processor: 1.5 GHz dual core processor. 1 GB RAM
Display: 1280 x 800 HD resolution; 215 ppi; displays 16.4 million colors; clarity at extra wide viewing angles (+/-) 89 degrees
Screen: 7" multi-touch IPS display
Graphics and video: Dual-core graphics. Up to 1080p video playback. Support for 3D games.
Operating System: Open access to Android™ 4.0
Web browsing: Android 4.0 web browser
Software: Tapestries — Kobo's exclusive interface for easy content discovery
Media: Music Player, Photo Gallery, Video Player. SRS TruMedia™ that provides a wider sound field, deeper bass, and natural stereo sound. 5.1 surround sound support over headphones.
Camera: 720p HD front-facing camera (1.3 MP). Autofocus. Face detection with Face Unlock. Skype™ Certified
Connectivity: Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB
Storage: 16 GB
Battery: 10 hours of reading and 2 weeks of standby
Supported File Formats: Books: ePUB, including fixed layout and enhanced ePUB, PDF, and MOBI
Images: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Audio: MP#, AAC, AAC+, MP3,.3gp, mp4, m4a, flac, ogg, wav, mid
Video: 3gp, mp4, webm, H.263, H.264, VP8
Advanced features: Wireless display capability to stream 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.