Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK Tablet

Submitted by lalit on November 8, 2011 - 1:39am.

Barnes & Noble today introduced Nook Tablet, which the company claims is their fastest and lightest tablet with the best in HD entertainment. The new tablet comes with services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and others, plus a collection of high-quality apps on NOOK Store.

"In NOOK Tablet, we've created the best wireless media tablet in the portable 7-inch class. NOOK Tablet's VividView display has been designed to be the world's finest screen for readability and viewing content. We've utilized that breakthrough display technology to bring consumers the largest digital catalog of color and interactive books, magazines, children's books and high-quality apps through our NOOK Store. Additionally, we've seamlessly integrated today's top entertainment services like Netflix, Hulu Plus and Pandora in a product that's powerful, easy-to-use, under a pound, and a tremendous value at only $249," said William Lynch, Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble.

The NOOK Tablet comes with 7-inch IPS LCD VividView display, 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, WiFi, and microSD card slot. It weighs 14.1oz and offer 11.5 hours of battery life.

NOOK Tablet can be pre-ordered for $249 today and is expected to be in stores and in homes late next week. Check out the NOOK Tablet tour video below. You can get more information on Barnes & Noble’s website.