Barnes & Noble Nook HD and HD+
Price: $199 (7-inch, HD), $269 (9-inch, HD+)
Availability: Both tablets will launch in early November.
The outlook: Barnes & Noble gets back in the game with followups to its Nook Tablet. The Nook HD will sport the highest resolution 7-inch tablet screen yet and the 9-inch Nook HD+brings a new level of affordability thanks to its $269 price tag.
- Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
CNET Editors' Rating
Average User Review
out of 13 user reviews
Starting at: $149.00
The good: The Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ starts at only $149, and has a sharp screen, good performance, and a microSD slot. It's also lightweight and comfortable, and implements magazines and catalogs better than any other tablet.
The bad: There are no cameras, the screen is susceptible to fingerprints, and the OS can feel sluggish at times.
The bottom line: The Nook HD+ is a low-price, quality entry point into the world of tablets, especially now that it has full Google Play support.
September 10, 2012 9:20 AM PDT
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