Kobo Vox

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.

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

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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