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Old 10-08-2012, 04:14 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by =X= View Post
They are both good devices and I think whatever you choose will prove a good experience.

However there are more differences. The Nexus has a quad core processor, the latest OS 4.1, NFC, and is a Nexus which Google supports directly.
The performance on the Nexus 7 will be better than the Kobo.

The Kobo has a dual core and expandable memory. The UI will differer to that of maximizing the reading experience.

If you are just reading you will not notice much of a difference in performance but will enjoy the customized UI better. One note you will probably notice better performance on the Nexus when reading scanned PDF.

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The Arc does not have expandable memory but is going to be available in 3 storage options: 16, 32 and 64 gb (Kobo announced they were doubling the base size from 8 to 16 gb recently while keeping the price at $200)
Engadget's review (apart from not giving the revised storage details) gives more info about the Arc's screen etc.
http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/19/k...ands-on-video/

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