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Kobo Arc 7 HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Kobo Arc 7 HD. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. People really like the screen and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some negative opinions about the battery and reliability, while views are divided on the portability.

performance, usability, price, design, screen

reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Kobo Arc 7 HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Kobo Arc 7 HD from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders on Reviewers are impressed by the size. The usability is also appreciated, whereas the battery and portability get critical views. There are some mixed comments about the price.

performance, usability, size

reliability, portability, battery

36% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: KOBO ARC 7 HD 16GB Nvidia® 16 GB 1024 MB Android 7 -inch LCDKOBO ARC 7 HD 16GB Nvidia® 16 GB 1024 MB Android 7 -inch LCD

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Nik Rawlinson (

Kobo Arc 7HD review


Most of the tablets sold on the high street come bundled with a SIM and subscription these days. Not so the Kobo Arc 7HD. Championed by WHSmith, it's Wi-Fi only, runs on the Android operating system - as championed by many smartphones and tablets out...

Inexpensive, attractive reading environment, decent HD screen, Android implementation open to all competitors' apps, pocket integration, Collections bookmarking

Kindle Fire HDX is more powerful on paper, no 3G/4G option limits on-the-go use somewhat, rear-facing speaker underwhelming

There are two reasons why we’re drawn to the Kobo Arc 7HD over the Amazon alternative. First, it allows you to access Google Play without either rooting the device or side-loading applications. You're free to do as you please, not locked down to...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: 2010-12-31 02:34:05.73 (


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I was thinking of buying this tablet, Kobo Arc 7 HD, following a good review by Which. But then I also looked up the users' comments on the internet, nearly all of them recommending not to buy it and changed my mind.Who is doing your tablet reviews?

May, 2015

Consumer review by: DBW1941 (

Great Tablet

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Got mine direct from Kobo for £99.00.As well as a brilliant ereader it has built in wifi which means trhat you can download books direct to your library.Screen lights up at night so if reading in bed you don't need a separate light.Battery life is...

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications


Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11n


Position location: No

Processor special features

Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No