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Barnes & Noble nook

Barnes & Noble nook

Barnes & Noble Nook is an electronic book reader developed by Barnes & Noble. It is based on the Android platform.

With this device you can purchase over one million titles, including bestsellers, and new releases. There are also thousands of free eBooks available. The device also lets you read eNewspapers. The nook can store up to 1,500 eBooks.

Reading books in any environment is facilitated by the fact that there is no glare from the screen and text can be read in five different font sizes.

The nook supports books in PDFs, ePub, PDB, JPEG, GIF, PNG and BMP graphics formats, and MP3 audio files.

One differentiating feature of the nook is the "LendMe" feature. This feature lets you lend some books to your friends, colleagues, and family.

It is possible to install Android applications on the nook including Google Reader, Facebook, web browsers and more.

 nook

Price
$259

Manufacturer
Barnes & Noble

Website
www.barnesandnoble.com

Support Sites:
User Guide, Quick Start Guide, Forum, Video Tour, Blog, FAQ, nookTalk, Wired.com, Nook E-Reader Gets Hacked to Run Apps, Browser

Selected Reviews:
Endgadget, PC Magazine, Slashgear Time, ZDnet

Specifications:

  • 6-inch E ink Vizplex electronic paper display 600x800 pixels with 16-level grey scale
  • 3.5 inch color touchscreen LCD serving as the input device
  • 2GB internal storage
  • microSD slot
  • Download books via 3G and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
  • MP3 player
  • Mono speaker
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
  • Replaceable battery
  • Weighs 343g

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Last Updated Monday, February 08 2010 @ 01:37 PM EST


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