Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet Review and Specs

On November 29, 2011

Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet

Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet has been stealing attention from tablet market with its $ 249 rate. Offering the world’s best reading experience and other features, Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet is competing against other tablet in the market. In a glance it has no change from NOOK Color, but if we get closer we will see that it is lighter than NOOK color. It weighs only 1 lb with 7 inches display and 0.48 inch thick. The materials that are well-chosen make this Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet is fully comfortable and easy to be held.  The 7 inches IPS panel display with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution offers high quality view and clarity on both internal and external use.

Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread .Unfortunately it is not in companion with Google so some facilities like YouTube, Gmail and Android Market cannot be run. With 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor and 1GB of RAM provide decent performance to this tablet. For eBook reading, Barnes & Noble is showing great performances. With huge amount of eBook catalog, we are free to enjoy our reading experiences. 16 GB internal memory and can be expanded with microSD card. Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet offers Wi-Fi as the main connectivity source, so it feels lack of connectivity. The absence of camera is also a bit pity of this tablet.

Regarding battery life, Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet is pretty efficient. It can be used for whole day average use and still left few percents battery power. Out of the box, you will get Nook Tablet, microUSB cable, Wall Charger and Quick Start Guide. Considering its performances, Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is neat tablet costing affordable price. It is good for them who do not need high connectivity. It is a rival of Amazon Kindle Fire. Out from the minimum entertainment feature, Barnes & Noble NOOK tablet is a decent tablet with affordable price.