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73 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Kobo's upped its game since the bitterly disappointing Vox, but this 7-incher just doesn't offer enough to distinguish itself from the competition.

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Pros
  • Open Google Play access
  • Up to 64GB of storage
  • Rugged design
Cons
  • Bulky design
  • Uninspired Android skinning
  • Content selection spread out over three stores

Reviews

77
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 14

67
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 3
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Specs

Key Specs

Form factor
Tablet
Operating system
Android
Screen size
722
Storage type
Internal storage
Camera (integrated)
Yes
Maximum battery life
Up to 1020
Form factor
Operating system
Screen size
Storage type
Camera (integrated)
Maximum battery life
Tablet
Android
722
Internal storage
Yes
Up to 1020

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73 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

73
 

User Reviews

20
kevintillman
Slow, compared to other android tablets. Six months old. Crack in screen developed...read more
100
nathangrewal
At $130, this is a great value. Amazon's Kindle Fire HD is $10 more for 8 Gb....read more
80
ptrhansen
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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