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Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+

Sep 26, 2012
Market status


  • HDMI connector for TV-out ()


  • No rear camera
  • Too little RAM memory (1024 MB RAM)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lacks global positioning system (GPS)




Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ is the other member of the manufacturer's tablet family, a 9-inch tablet with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Again, it's the lightest in its class weighing merely 1.13 pounds (515 grams). It is powered by a dual-core TI OMAP 4470 processor clocked at 1.5GHz and has 1GB of RAM.

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  • Device type:
    • Tablet
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.0)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 9.46 x 6.41 x 0.45 inches (240.3 x 162.8 x 11.4 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 18.17 oz (515 g)
      the average is 13.4 oz (384 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 9.0 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 1920 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 256 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • IPS LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 61.65 %
  • Colors:
    • 16 777 216
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • TI OMAP4470
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
  • Graphics processor:
      • PowerVR SGX544 @ 384 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1024 MB RAM (Dual-channel, 233 MHz) / LPDDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 13 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB


  • Video playback:
    • 9.00 hours
  • Not user replaceable:
    • Yes


  • Music player:
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback, SRS TruMedia
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP, OGG
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, AVI, 3GP
  • Speakers:
    • Stereo speakers

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook

Phone features

  • Organizer:
    • PopupCalendar, Document viewer (Office, PDF)
  • E-mail:
    • Popup
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP


  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • Yes
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Other features

  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer


  • Officially announced:
    • 26 Sep 2012

Shopping information

  • Accessories:
    • NOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 269
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Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+ 32GB

  • Built-in storage:
    • 32 GB
  • Maximum User Storage:
    • 28 GB
  • MSRP price:
    • $ 299

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