The Kobo Arc has landed in Italy. As of today, customers can pre-order the 7” Android 4.0 tablet from, and starting on November 24th it will also be available for order in select Mondadori bookstores. The Arc will be delivered in early December—making it the perfect gift for those friends and family on your holiday list this year.

Consumers who pre-order the Kobo Arc will also have the added benefit of reading top Mondadori magazines free of charge for three months—titles include Panorama, Grazia, and Sale & Pepe. As part of this promotion, Italian readers can download three free eBooks from a selection of current bestsellers such as Sveva Casati Modignani’s Léonie, Michael Connelly’s Il respiro del drago, and Pierre Dukan’s La dieta Dukan.

The Google-certified Kobo Arc has access to more than 600,000 apps – like Facebook®, Twitter®, Rdio®, Zinio® and PressReader® – from the Google Play store and is available starting at €199 for the 16GB model. In addition, there is a 32GB model priced at €249 and a 64GB model at €299. Its 1.5GHz processor makes it the fastest of any 7” tablet available on the market and provides superior browsing capabilities, which is ideal for multi-media content consumption.

Our unique Tapestries interface gives users the option to “pin” their favourite content in personalized displays helping to keep what they’re interested in at the surface of the user experience. The Kobo Arc Discovery Ribbon intelligently recommends both free and paid content – including webpages, articles, eBooks, music and movies – based on the content pinned to a Tapestry.

The Kobo Arc makes for the ideal gift this holiday season! And while you’re at it, why not pick one up for yourself as well?