After few years of remaining out of Tablet market Barnes & Noble has decided to come back with a Nook Slate but this time packed with Google Play Store instead of its own Nook app store. A new slate appeared at the FCC is named as NOOK Tablet 7.
With the codenamed BNTV450 appeared to have a screen size of 7 inch, supports Google Play Store and comes with stock Android OS. It seems to be a budgeted model with its own NOOK software to read eBooks, audiobooks and more like Kindle by Amazon.
People who didn’t know about the Barnes & Noble Nook before should learn that it’s a brand of e-readers based on the Android platform, developed by famous American book retailer named Barnes & Noble.
Nook Tablet 7 Specs and Features
Nook Tablet 7 just passed through the FCC and the filing also showed few specs under the code name BNTV450 suggesting a cheap Android model. But many specs are yet to be unveiled including the resolution quality. According to list, it features MediaTek MT8163 quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-T720 MP2 graphics, Front and rear cameras and 3000mAh battery. FCC document showed details about a microSD card slot availabile as an external storage but didn’t mention about the internal storage and RAM of the Tablet.
The tablet will have 802.11a/b/g/n dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 as connectivity options, and mono speaker and 3.5mm headset jack as audio input and output alongside with a Micro USB port.
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However, the image does not confirmed whether it will have NOOK logo on it or not, as eReader company have partnered with Chinese company called Shenzhen Jingwah Information technology Co., Ltd. While we can forecast the price of the tablet around $50 as to become a strong competitor to Amazon’s Fire Tablet.