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Barnes & Noble Competes With Amazon, To Launch A New Nook Tablet 7 For Only $50

By Jiran , Nov 17, 2016 04:07 AM EST
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Barnes & Noble has just announced the release of its new Nook Tablet 7. The $50 worth tablet will be available on Nov. 25 in time for Black Friday. The price is Barnes & Noble's take on Amazon Kindle Fire 7.

The company previously discontinued its Nook Tablet models back in 2013. The last models were Nook HD and Nook HD+. It then worked together with Samsung to create new Nook tablets that include Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 7.0, Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 and Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK.

The upcoming Nook tablet is not going to be co-branded by the Korean-based tech company. It is solely by Barnes & Nobles.

Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet 7 Specs And Features

The new 7-inch Nook Tablet 7 has a display of 1024 x 600 (171 PPI). Barnes & Noble claims that it can last up to 7 hours of reading, watching videos and web browsing. It also has an 8GB of storage that can be upgraded to 128GB using a microSD card with a 2-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel rear camera. According to TechCrunch, the said tablet will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Owners can choose from more than a million of eBook titles under $4.99. It also gives you full access to millions of Android apps, games, movies, songs and more in the Google Play Store. The Nook Tablet 7 also offers users with their favorite magazines and newspapers that they can purchase, read or subscribe to. It also features daily selection of book excerpts, magazine articles and rich commentary.

A Perfect Christmas Gift For Bookworms

Considering the price and its features, the new Nook Tablet 7 seems to be a good gift for bookworms. Though it is definitely not a powerful device as far as specs are a concern. This new tablet is not meant for extreme use. However, it might be decent enough for reading books. Other than that, don't expect much.

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