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The Kobo Arc starts at $200 for 16GB, which is the current going rate for quality 7-inch tablets; however, the Arc fails to offer enough compelling reasons to get you to consider it over the competition.

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The Kobo Arc is fairly thin, but has an undeniably blocky design.

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The Discover Ribbon at the bottom of the home screen provides you with constant recommendations that never go away.

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A volume rocker sitting right next to a headphone jack. Seems appropriate.

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The 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera is only there for video chatting.

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The smooth, comfortable back cover is easily replaceable with a different-colored version.

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The Arc's 1,280x800-pixel screen resolution looks great in games, but it's quite reflective and prone to glare.

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