Rivalry to conquer the hearts of bookworms nationwide this shopping season has just begun. Considered the cheapest e-book-oriented tablet the Amazon’s Fire has gain a serious competitor to fight with this Black Friday, as Barnes and Noble has just announced their new tablet. Priced only fifty bucks the upcoming Nook Tablet 7” is an pretty basic Android slate equipped with customized Nook software out of box.
On Black Friday event Barnes and Nobles will be back with its the newest Nook. The Nook Tablet 7″ created with reading e-books in mind will cost only $50.
Barnes and Nobles in known for their harsh battle with Amazon on the e-reader market. Although the company managed to deliver several really nice devices, recently they haven’t had much reasons to boast about at least in hardware niche. Because they focus all their efforts on launching Samsung co-branded tablets oriented to reading e-book. Perhaps released on Black Friday, the new Nook Tablet 7” will help the bookseller to regain some customer attention.
Scheduled to debut exactly on November 25th the device competes with the Amazon Fire 7 not only in terms of premiere date but also in terms of specs and pricing. Both devices will be up for your grabs starting on Black Friday for just $50.
For that money Barnes and Nobles will give you a 7-inch device with 1024x600p of resolution that runs Android Marshmallow providing easy access to Google Play Store – something Amazon’s Fire tablet is deprived off. There except for a wide range of apps choice you will be also able to download over 4.5 million books.
When it comes to storage space the Nook Tablet 7” packs 8GB of built-in storage expandable up to 128GB via microSD cards. In the field of optics the handset offers a combination of 5MP and 2MP rear and front cameras. Similar in terms of tech parameters, the Amazon’s Fire 7 has lesser optics represented by only 2MP rear sensor, but arrives in more color options. As for battery life, the cell keeping the whole thing ticking is promised to deliver up to 7 hours of reading on a single charging. Furthermore, the tablet will also come with a pre-installed feature called B&N Readouts allowing a for a fast access to daily section of addictive quick reads which resembles browsing a bookstore.
If you think that the Nook Tablet 7” may be a holiday gift, the device is already open for pre-order. However, its shipping is planned to kick off no sooner than next Friday.
source: Barnes & Noble