Nook Tablet | Barnes & Noble
IFixit tore down the Nook Tablet and found nothing particularly unusual. They gave it a repairability score of six out of ten because it uses lots of adhesives, and the battery is difficult to access.
Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet gets rooted, enables access to the Android Market.
The Nook Tablet limits internal storage of non-Barnes & Noble files to 1GB, although the microSD storage is not affected. Barnes & Noble has stated that future third-party downloads will "utilize the space currently devoted to B&N content only."
The Kindle Fire newsstand now offers five magazines published by Time Inc., while the Nook Tablet has added Condé Nast publications.
Barnes and Noble's Nook Tablet has beaten its original launch date by several days, with some customers already buying the device direct from stores.
The Nook Tablet and Nook Color are almost indistinguishable in person, in terms of form factor. You can really tell the 1.7-ounce different, however, when holding one in each hand. (The Nook Tablet is actually lighter.) See if you can figure out which is which!
Comparison of the Nook Tablet, Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
Barnes & Noble updated the Simple Touch today with a brand new screen and "Best-Text" rendering platform. The new ereader is available today for $99.
Nook Tablet features deep Netflix integration, bundles Hulu and Pandora, Nook Comics, Nook Books, and Nook Newsstand.
The Nook Tablet is Barnes & Noble's follow-on to last year's Nook Color, featuring more memory, more storage, and a brighter display.
The Verge will be live blogging Barnes & Noble's Nook event tomorrow, November 7th at 10:00AM EST.
- Nook Tablet can sideload Android apps, no root required Nov 17, 2011, 1:20am EST
- Nook Tablet vs Kindle Fire vs Nook Color vs iPad 2 comparison Nov 7, 2011, 10:49am EST
- Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet: pictures, video, and hands-on impressions Nov 7, 2011, 10:45am EST
- Nook Simple Touch updated with new rendering software, $99 price Nov 7, 2011, 10:26am EST
According to a document obtained by Android Central, the Nook Color won't only be dropping to $199 but it will also be getting Hulu Plus, Rhapsody, MOG, and Grooveshark apps via a 1.4 software update.
We'd been wondering how Barnes & Noble would respond to the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire at its Nook event next week, and it looks like we have an answer: the $249 Nook Tablet.