Kobo Arc has finally been launched in Italy and will be made available in early December. It is up for pre-order now already and prices start at 16GB for 199 euro, 249 euro for the 32GB and 64GB for 299 euro. Kobo will be offering 3 months of subscription of Mondadori, the most popular Italian magazine.
Kobo Arc specs:
Dimensions: 120 mm x 11.5 mm x 189 mm.
Weight: 364 grams.
Processor: Texas Instruments OMAP 4470, 1.5 GHz (Dual Core).
Screen: HD 7 "1280 x 800, 215 ppi, 16.4 million colors.
RAM: 1 GB
Display: IPS LCD optimized for viewing at 178 degrees
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b / g / n with Micro USB and WiFi Direct.
Memory: 16 GB, 32 GB or 64 GB, depending on the availability of the product
Camera: 720p HD front camera and 1.3 megapixel Skype-certified
Battery: up to 10 hours of recording / playback continues with WiFi off, over two weeks in standby
Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light detector.
Colours: Available in black or white.
Audio: Two integrated front speakers with SRS TruMedia. 5.1 Support audio headphones. Microphone. input universal stereo 3.5 mm
Kobo Arc runs Android and Play Market that gives access to 20 million songs and thousands of movies. Kobo says that Arc has 1.5GHz processor, which they say is fastest on a tablet (which we highly doubt). Its front 1.3MP camera is perfect for doing video chats.