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Kobo is not a name that you hear a lot in the tablet space, but it does make them. Kobo's pitch is directed at heavy readers, but the Arc 10HD is packing some serious gaming muscle behind its bookish exterior. For a limited time, you can have this device for $299.99, which is $100 cheaper than usual.

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The Kobo Arc 10HD has a Tegra 4 ARM chip, 2GB of RAM, a 10-inch 2560x1600 LCD, and 16GB of storage. It's a capable device, and it has the full suite of Google services on-board. It runs Android 4.2 with a Kobo skin, but sometimes you have to make sacrifices.

Our tipster says this is deal is valid through March 26th, but it might end earlier if Kobo decides to pull the plug. It's worth checking out if you want a big Tegra tablet on the cheap.

[Kobo – Thanks, Lawrence K]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

He's the author of a sci-fi novel called The Crooked City, which is available on Amazon and Google Play. http://goo.gl/WQIXBM

  • Samvith V Rao

    WHoa! Are there custom ROMs for this tab ?

    • Sorian

      Surprisingly, no. Just checked Cyanogen Mod and XDA developers.

      • David Li

        unsurprisingly no; tegra 4 devices don't have (many) roms so far and kobo is a very small brand compared to asus (tf701t)/nvidia(shield)/evga(note7)

    • chazmaywheaton

      The Ramos i12 - 12-inch Android tablet that was showcased at MWC 2014 comes out this week - iProTablet -- is one source with more details and has the Ramos i12 on sale for $329

  • jesuguru

    Not bad for an HD 10" Tegra 4... but 16gb with no microsd is a dealbreaker.

  • David Li

    Sacrifices: no rear camera, no gps, 16GB no microsd, dualband 802.11n. Everything else is there: bluetooth 4, miracast, accelerometer,gyro,stereo speakers, 6550 mah, tegra 4

  • Money

    It's going to be hard to root this device with no micro sd port