Kobo Vox

Verge Review

In the race for the best 7-inch tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet have zoomed past the competition with sub-$250 price points and well-rounded reading and app selections. But a third competitor with similar tactics has just suited up to take the track: Kobo’s Vox. Kobo itself might have just been acquired by Rakuten, but that isn’t stopping the company from forging on with its own $200 Android tablet. Now, the Vox isn’t as well spec’d as the Fire or the Nook Tablet...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.53 inches
Weight 0.89 pounds
Screen size (diagonal) 7 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 2.3
CPU brand Freescale
RAM size 512 MB

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Tech Specs

Hardware

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

Display

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

Software

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

Processor

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

Memory

RAM size 512 MB

Storage

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

Connectivity

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

Ports

Headphone 3.5mm
Data connections Micro USB

Battery

Quoted use time 7 hr

Benchmarks

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

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