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Vox

Vox

By Kobo
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Verge score: 3.9

The Kobo Vox is an Android-based e-reader with a 7-inch LCD display the company touts as being optimized for outdoor reading. In addition to the typical highlighting, annotation, and dictionary features, the Vox also includes multimedia capabilities with built-in applications for music and video playback.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 7, 2011
  • Price at launch: $199.99

Availability

  • Height: 7.57 inches
  • Width: 5.06 inches
  • Thickness: 0.53 inches
  • Weight: 0.89 pounds
  • Color: Black, Black / Blue, Black / Green, Black / Pink
  • Speakers: Mono

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 7 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1024 px
  • Resolution (Y): 600 px
  • PPI: 170

Display

  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 2.3
  • Notable apps: Facebook, Rdio

Software

  • CPU brand: Freescale
  • CPU model: i.MX51
  • Clock speed: 800 MHz

Processor

  • RAM size: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal size: 8 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • External storage support: microSD
  • Max external size: 32 GB

Storage

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b

Connectivity

  • Headphone: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Micro USB

Ports

  • Quoted use time: 7 hr

Battery

  • Quadrant: 886
  • SunSpider: 7931.1 ms
  • The Verge Battery Test: 4 hours 20 minutes

Benchmarks

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