WHSmith launches Kobo Vox competitor to the Kindle Fire
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In just a month later from releasing their Kobo eReader, WHSmith has released their Kobo Vox - a touchscreen e-Reader complete with Wi-Fi connectivity and with a fair price tag.
The Kobo Vox comes with a 7inch screen which provides a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels and is also touted as antiglare, so reading will be quite comfortable even in bright sunlight. This device in powered by Android 2.3 and includes an iMX51, ARM Cortex A-8 of 800MHz processor. It provides storage of 8GB along with a 512MB RAM. A microSD card slot is also provided for expanding memory which supports up to 32GB card.
For connectivity it has a built in Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n and also has a micro USB port. Its dimension measures around 7.57 x 5.05 x 0.53 inches and weighs around 0.88 pounds. It can provide a backup of around 7 hours with the Wi-Fi off.
As this device is being offered at a comparable price with that of the Amazons Kindle Fire tablets so a comparison will definitely arise between them. Other than that both the tabs also offer a 7inch display and are powered by Android platforms. This model is priced at £169.99 in the UK.
One thing Kindle Fire could not override this Kobo Vox is its availability in the UK. Both the devices are quite the same in other aspects. If you are planning to get one tablet then you must go to your preferences.
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