Barnes & Noble Officially Announces Nook Tablet

Barnes and Noble, one of the leading retailer for digital media, content and educational products, finally announced their new device adding to the list of NOOK devices called the NOOK tablet. The new tablet boasts to be the company’s fastest and the lightest tablet which includes the best HD entertainment.

NOOK Tablet has been specially designed to bring about a compact and a portable tablet in the 7-inch category.The tablet features a high definition VividView display to give users the best screen for better readability and content viewing.

The tablet from Barnes and Noble has been specially designed to combine power, speed and responsiveness with help of its 1GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM. NOOK Tablet comes with the largest digital catalog of books, magazines and also offers access to the most popular movies, TV shows, music through entertainment services such as the Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, etc. The tablet also helps you to download loads of high-quality apps, and lets you to experience fast Web browsing and e-mail.

NOOK Tablet Specifications

  • Android Gingerbread OS
  • 8.1 x 5 x 0.48 inches
  • Weight: 400g
  • 7 inch VividView high resolution IPS touch screen color display
  • 1024 x 600 resolution with 169 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • 1GHz Dual-core TI OMAP4 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in memory
  • MicroSD slot (expandable upto 32GB)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Built-in microphone
  • Video format: MP4, 3GP, 3G2 MKV, WEBM (Video Codecs: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VP8)
  • Audio format: MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGG (Audio Codecs MP3, AAC, AMR, LPCM, OGG Vorbis)
  • Picture format: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
  • Up to 11.5 hours of reading
  • Upto 9 hours of video

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The NOOK tablet is now available for pre-order from Barnes and Noble official online store for a price of US $249. The tablet will start shipping from November 18th onwards.

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