Tokyo based Rakuten, a Japanese Owned e-reader company Kobo, with its headquarters at Toronto, is all set to release its first tablet K107 also known as Arc in November 2012. The device got its approval from FCC (Federal Communications Commission).
Kobo Arc is available in 3 models – 16GB, 32 GB and 64 GB with an affordable price of $199.99, $249.99 and $ 299.99.
The internal specifications of the Arc include a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 7 inch HD high-definition display screen with 1280×800 pixel resolutions. The device comes with 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera for video calling, Wi-Fi b/g/n; front facing speakers SRS TruMedia and a customized version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a new way to discover content – books, music, web pages, movies, TV shows, and many more. Its 16 million colors bring photos and videos to life. The battery is capable of 10 hours of continuous reading or video play, and two weeks on standby. In addition to these features the gadget comes with Google play, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Gmail, and Skype among other applications. The Kobo Arc is available in Black and White with Blue and Purple interchangeable Snapbacks.