In 2010 or 2011, when we talk about tablet, Ipad seems the only one occur to our mind. Ipad seems the king of tablet market and on one else could threat it until meet android tablet’s uneven rise in this year. Samsung’s Galaxy series, Nexus 7 come from google and Amazon’s Kindle fire HD+, all of those ones share the tablet market and led to increasing competition in the area. Now Nook HD also join the fight. This affordable tablet comes with main stream hardware and also light and smart.
The Nook HD is a 7.7inch tablet starts at $199 for 8GB model and the 9 inch Nook HD+ starts at $269 for 16GB model. Both tablets would shipping in the October.
The Nook HD+ meanwhile has a larger 9.5-inch display, which packs a whopping 1,920x1280 pixels. Under its bonnet a 1.5GHz dual-core processor keeps things ticking along nicely, while Barnes and Noble reckons this is the lightest full HD tablet ever created -- it weighs a mere 515g. Both tablets are powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Barnes & Noble aimed to improve those specs with its own Nook HD. At first glance, the most obvious enhancement over the older Nook line is the HD's crisper screen. The 7-inch Nook HD features a screen resolution of 1440 x 900 and supports 1080p video; Barnes & Noble says that's 25% more pixels than the Kindle Fire HD. The 9-inch version of the new Nook is 1920 x 1280 (which falls short of the iPad's resolution) and plays 720p video.
To take advantage of the improved screen resolution, Barnes & Noble is launching Nook Video. Users can buy or stream content in either HD or standard definition, and a representative said the prices will be "comparable" to other a la carte services. Nook Video will also be available as an app for use across several devices.