|Introducing: the Nook Tablet|
Guess what? The ebook reader / tablet market is heating up. Even before the release of the much talked about Amazon tablet – the Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble has yet unveiled a perfect rival to it with the release of its newest low-cost Android based Nook tablet.
Barnes & Noble’s Nook tablet have a number of advantages in terms of specs and performance when compared to Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Nook tablet has a 16GB storage capacity and 1GB of RAM, which is two times larger than Kindle Fire. The Nook tablet also has an expandable storage of up to 32GB via its microSD slot which Kindle Fire has none. For just a $50 premium (as compared to Kindle’s $199 price tag), the Nook tablet promises a greater user experience with it’s doubled storage capacity and longer battery life. See below for the complete Kindle Fire and Nook table specs comparison.
Kindle Fire vs Nook Table: Specs & Price
| Kindle Fire vs |
| Barnes & Noble|
|Processor||Dual-Core 1GHz TI OMAP||Dual-Core 1GHz TI OMAP4|
|Operating System||Android 2.3 Gingerbread||Android 2.3 Gingerbread|
|Expandable Storage||None (Free Cloud Storage only)||up to 32GB via microSD + Free Cloud Storage|
|Display||7 inches||7 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1024 x 600 pixels||1024 x 600 pixels|
|Dimension||7.5 x 4.7 x .45||8.1 x 5 x .48|
|Weight||14.6 ounces||14.1 ounces|
|Browser||Amazon Silk Browser||Customized Android|
|Battery Life||8 hrs reading / 7.5 hrs video playback||11.5 hrs reading / 9 hrs video playback|
|Others||Free Books, Movies for Amazon Prime Members; Silk cloud-accelerated browser||Free In-Store Device Support; Netflix and Hulu Plus Integration|
|Availability||Novermber 15, 2011||November 18, 2011|
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