Barnes & Noble Announces Nook Tablet

Barnes & Noble announced their successor to the incredibly popular Nook Color, the new and greatly improved Nook Tablet. At first glance, you may not notice anything different from the Nook Color but a look at the specs will show an improved processor, RAM, storage and display. Check the specs after the break or order at



Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Key Features and Specifications


  • Size: 8.1 inches (H) x 5 inches (W) x 0.48 inches (D) Weight 14.1 ounces (400 grams)
  • Display: World’s most advanced 7-inch VividView™ Color Touchscreen 16 million+ colors, high resolution IPS display – 1024×600, 169 PPI Fully laminated with no air gaps for remarkable clarity and minimal glare – read indoors or outside.
  • Operating System: Android™ Gingerbread
  • Power: 1GHz TI OMAP4 (dual-core) processor with 1GB RAM
  • Extra-Long Battery Life -  Installed rechargeable battery, Charge from a wall outlet using in-box power adapter and USB cable, Up to 11.5 hours of reading or up to 9 hours of video with power save mode on and wireless off
  • Memory: 16GB built-in memory, Expandable memory up to 32 GB with microSD™ card
  • Connectors: Universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack, Charging port, Expandable microSD slot
  • Microphone: Built-in microphone for Read and Record™ stories and more
  • Connectivity:Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n) FREE Wi-Fi® in all Barnes & Noble stores
  • Browser – Over Wi-Fi, enjoy enhanced Web browsing experience to access even more content. NOOK Tablet supports Adobe® Flash® Player.
    Supported File Types: Load ePub (including Non or Adobe DRM) or PDF file types from your computer or microSD card Other documents: CBZ, XLS, DOC, PPT, TXT, DOCM, XLSM, PPTM, PPSX, PPSM, DOCX, XLX, PPTX
  • 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)
  • Pre-Loaded NOOK Apps™ – Netflix, Hulu Plus™, Pandora®, Chess, Crossword, Sudoku, Media Gallery, NOOK Friends, Email Book Reading and Sharing on Other Devices

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