As expected Barnes & Noble have today launched their new larger 8GB Nook Tablet for $199. Cutting the prices of their existing Nook Color down to $169. The new Nook 8GB Tablet is fastest and lightest tablet in Barnes & Noble range and is equipped with a 7″ ultra-responsive colour touchscreen.
Powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, supported by 512MB of RAM. Together with a new battery which has been designed to provide the new 8GB Nook with enough juice to keep it going for unto 11.5 hours, without needing a charge.
The 8GB Nook Tablet is also fitted with a microSD memory expansion, providing extra storage space if required. As well as the world’s most advanced VividView display for viewing content, with 16 million colours say Barnes & Noble. William Lynch, chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble, explained in the press release today:
“For any customer who likes to read digitally, watch movies or TV shows, browse the web, or help their kids read and learn through interactive books and apps, our new $199 NOOK Tablet with 8GB is the best product value on the market,”-“NOOK Tablet is the highest-rated wireless media tablet in the 7-inch class, ultra-portable at under a pound, offers our exclusive VividView(TM) screen technology, and since its introduction this holiday has received rave reviews from customers about all its great features. We’re pleased to now offer customers the ability to experience NOOK Tablet’s unmatched content experience for only $199.”
Source: Market Watch