Barnes & Noble's new NOOK HD Tablet, and NOOK HD+ Full HD Tablet are now shipping to pre-order customers, and the tablets are also arriving stores starting at $199 for 7-inch NOOK HD and $269 for 9-inch NOOK HD+.
With the highest resolution 7-inch display, reading and entertainment content looks better than ever, so customers will want to take it everywhere. That’s easy because the new NOOK HD is extremely light and a joy to hold. At only 11.1 ounces (315 grams) and just 5-inches wide, it fits beautifully in the hand, and is more than 20 percent lighter and nearly a half-inch narrower than Kindle Fire HD. Its dual-core 1.3GHz high-speed processor makes it lightning fast, highly responsive, smooth and faster than Kindle Fire HD for a nimble overall experience that’s 80 percent faster when it comes to graphics processing for smoother, faster animations, renderings, apps experience and more.
For those who want to enjoy reading and entertainment on a larger scale, NOOK HD+ offers a must-see full HD 9-inch display for up to 1080p for movies, magazines and more. The fully laminated display reduces glare and provides excellent viewing angles, perfect for personal or shared viewing. At only 18.2 ounces (515 grams), NOOK HD+ is the lightest full HD tablet ever invented. It’s power-packed by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor for a fast, smooth customer experience, whether browsing the Web, reading books and magazines, watching videos, enjoying apps or checking email.