Barnes & Noble after few years of holding their tablet out of market has now announced availability of a new slate starting from Black Friday.
The new NOOK Tablet 7 is the latest addition to B&N’s Nook lineup. It’s the most affordable tablet by the company with the price of $50 in competition to Amazon Kindle tablet.
The new NOOK Tablet now supports Google Play Services which abnegated on earlier tablets released few years ago. The tablet comes with Google Play Store support and have pre-installed NOOK Store with the access to millions of NOOK Books including 110,000 children books, thousands of NOOK Audiobooks, Newspapers and Magazines as well.
NOOK Tablet 7 Announcement
Fred Argir, Chief Digital Officer at Barnes & Noble said, “We are extremely excited to introduce our most affordable NOOK ever, just in time for the holiday shopping season, so customers can give their loved ones the gift of reading forever for less.” He further stated, “NOOK Tablet 7 has everything that customers expect from a NOOK, but for less than $50. It truly is the perfect present for everyone in the family, providing access to millions of NOOK Books and a universe of content at unbeatable price.”
NOOK Tablet 7 Specs
NOOK Tablet 7 has a 7-inch IPS display featuring 1024 x 600p resolution with 171ppi pixel density. The tablet sports 5MP rear and 2MP front facing camera, 8GB of internal storage and expandable option to 128GB with SDCard Slot. The device is powered by quad-core processor and have WiFi and Bluetooth as connectivity pack. It comes with a 3.5 mm headset jack support and have a Micro-USB 2.0 port aside.
Moreover, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and packed with some customized functionalities like Readouts which shows you some quick reads; and Nook Profiles which let the users to make up to six profiles on one Nook Tablet. The admin of the tablet can customize the roles like setting up profiles with kid friendly content. Below is the screenshot taken from the website showing the features of NOOK Tablet 7.
The Nook Tablet 7” will be made available for sale on Barnes & Noble website from November 25, the Black Friday. You can also Pre-order the new Nook Tablet from B&N Website.