Barnes & Noble NOOK Color specs, prices, info

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Color Specifications

Manufacturer Barnes & Noble
Model name NOOK Color
CPU ARM Cortex A8
CPU speed 800 Mhz
Graphics PowerVR SGX530
OS Android 2.2
Display Size
7.0" 1024 X 600
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touchscreen type
Multi-touch
Display Type
Soft (Finger) Touch
RAM 512 MB
SSD 8 GB
Battery capacity 14.8 Wh
Weight (Minimum) 422gm / 0.93 pounds
Size 205/127/12.0 mm
Size 8.1/5/0.5 inches
Physical Interfaces DC-in
SDHC slot (Micro)
USB (Micro)
Wireless Interfaces802.11 b/g/n
BT 2.1
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 4G)
AdditionalAC Adaptor
Accelerometer
IPS / Wide-View Display
*Specifications can vary

Barnes & Noble NOOK Color information

The Nook is a simplified Android-based e-reader. Also becoming popular as a cheap Android tablet following community work that unlocked the full Android interface. Current price is around $250.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color news and review links.Date
How to Hack the NOOK Color into a full tablet23/02/19
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Barnes & Noble NOOK Color alternatives

Google Nexus 7, 7.0 inch, 340 grams (0.75 lbs)
This is the Google Nexus 7 tablet. It is a 7" tablet with a scratch resistant 1280x800 IPS display. It comes with 1GB of RAM and is available either with 8 or 16GB of Storage. As this is coming from Google it ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Beans. It does have some nice features like NFC and GPS. The battery is 4325mAh big and should power the device up to 8 hours of active use.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, 7.0 inch, 400 grams (0.88 lbs)
The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is a 7" 1GHz dual-core Tablet with a resolution of 1024x600. It comes either with 8 or 16GB of Storage and 512MB RAM for the 8GB Version or 1024MB RAM for the 16GB Version. The Device itself comes with a Barnes & Noble Store and has no Google Play Store access. However its low price and the possibility to get the Google Play Store on the device with a little effort makes the Device quite compelling.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, 7.0 inch, 345 grams (0.76 lbs)
The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 is the direct decendant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab (7.0). It has some very unique features like an Infrared Port for media control via Tablet. It also has built in voice (celluar) capabilities which are rarely to be found in tablets. It uses HSPA+ for network connections and also features Bluetooth 3.0 as well as Wi-Fi b/g/n. Displaywise it features a PLS Touchscreenwhich offers greater viewing angles than a normal display.
Coby Kyros 7, 7.0 inch, 395 grams (0.87 lbs)
The Coby Kyros 7 is an low budget entry level Tablet with a single core CPU clocked at 1GHz and with a screen of 800x480 resolution. It unfortunately comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and comes with 4GB storage built in. With it's mini HDMI out the device supports 1080p output to an external screen. The price point of only 99$ could be a real selling point for many people. Please keep in mind though that there is no Android Marketplace installed on this device, however there are possibilities to get it installed.
Ainol Novo 7 Paladin, 7.0 inch, 360 grams (0.79 lbs)
The Ainol Novo 7 Paladin is a 1GHz Tablet featuring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It is a super low cost entry level device at a pricepoint of around 150. With USB-OTG support and 3G and RJ-45 over USB the device can be a great entry into the tablet world
Asus Eee Pad MeMO (ME171), 7.0 inch, 400 grams (0.88 lbs)
Lenovo IdeaPad A1 Tablet (22282KU), 7.0 inch, 399 grams (0.88 lbs)
Toshiba Thrive 7, 7.0 inch, 399 grams (0.88 lbs)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, 7.0 inch, 345 grams (0.76 lbs)
Skytex Skypad Alpha, 7.0 inch, 386 grams (0.85 lbs)
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