Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Barnes & Noble Introduces $249 NOOK Tablet

NOOK Tablet

Barnes & Noble introduced the NOOK Tablet, the company's fastest and lightest tablet with the best in HD entertainment. NOOK Tablet offers access to popular movies, TV shows, music and more through the top entertainment services, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and others, plus a collection of high-quality apps, fast Web browsing and e-mail. NOOK Tablet features Barnes & Noble's award-winning color reading experience, with access to the world's largest digital bookstore via Wi-Fi.

Now available for pre-order at www.nook.com and at Barnes & Noble stores for just $249, NOOK Tablet will be in stores and in homes on or about November 17th.

NOOK TABLET Specifications:-

World's Most Advanced VividView Touchscreen

  • 7-inch VividView Color Touchscreen
  • 16 million+ colors, IPS display
  • High resolution display—1024 X 600, 169 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Fully laminated with no air gaps for remarkable clarity and reduced reflection & glare-read indoors or outside

Adjustable Fonts

  • 8 text sizes, 6 font styles, change background colors, line and margin spacing
  • Look-up words in the built-in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Web and Email

  • Enhanced Web browsing with video via Adobe Flash Player
  • Check & send email all from one inbox (i.e., POP and IMAP webmail, including Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, AOL and others)
  • Parental controls to easily disable the Web browser

Built-in Wi-Fi

  • Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
  • FREE Wi-Fi in all Barnes & Noble stores


  • Record narration for kids' Read and Record books

Supported File Types

  • Load EPUB (including Adobe DRM or DRM free) or PDF file types from your computer or microSD card
  • Watch videos in MP4, or Adobe Flash Player format, 3GP, 3G2 MKV, WEBM (Video Codecs: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VP8)
  • Load photos and create personal wallpaper: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
  • Play audio on built-in mono speaker: MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGG (Audio Codecs MP3, AAC, AMR, LPCM, OGG Vorbis) 

Built for Speed

  • 1GHz TI OMAP4 (dual-core) processor with 1GB RAM

Extra-Long Battery Life

  • Up to 11.5 hours of reading or 9 hours of video without recharging with wireless off
  • Installed rechargeable battery
  • Charge from a wall outlet using the in-box Power Adapter and USB Cable (charging time: approximately 3 hours from wall outlet)


  • 16 GB (up to 10,000 books) built-in memory
  • Add up to 32GB with microSD memory card

Pre-Loaded NOOK Apps

  • Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora internet radio, Chess, Crossword, Sudoku, Media Gallery, NOOK Friends, Email



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