Kobo Arc 10HD 

Expected October, 2013
  • 10.1"
  • 2560 x 1600
  • 16 GB
7.1 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Kobo Arc 10HD

Display

How do the screens stack up?

Arc 10HD
10.0
Kobo Glo
5.5
Aura HD
7.0
Resolution, pixel density and Screen size

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

Arc 10HD
8.8
Kobo Glo
8.6
Aura HD
8.6
e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more

Performance

How responsive and how long does the e-reader last?

Arc 10HD
1.7
Kobo Glo
10.0
Aura HD
5.1
Battery life

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Arc 10HD
n.d.
Kobo Glo
7.6
Aura HD
n.d.
Reviews from multiple trusted sites

7.1

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

Arc 10HD
7.1
Kobo Glo
7.6
Aura HD
6.8

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Screen resolution 2560 x 1600
Screen size 10.1"
Pixel density 298 ppi
Screen type LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive
Flashes screen black during page turns No

features

Sync across multiple devices Yes
Note taking No
Text to speech No
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers No
Evernote integration Yes
Accelerometer Yes

storage

Expansion slot microSD (up to 32GB)
Memory 16 GB

form factor

Size 253 x 172 x 9.9 mm
Weight 627 g
Interface touchscreen
Headphone jack Yes

connectivity

Input/Output port micro-USB
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth connectivity Yes

technical specs

RAM 2 MB
Processor 1,800 MHz

bookstore

Bookstore Kobo Books
EBookstore size 3.5 M book
Free content free content 1.89 M books
Customer loyalty program No
Average NYT best sellers price $9.95
Number of NYT top-selling titles offered+ 38
Reader-to-reader lending No
Cloud storage Yes
Reading apps iOS, Android, BlackBerry, PC and Mac
Additional electronic offerings newspapers, magazines and comics/graphic novels
Has retail store locations No
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