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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet User Reviews

6 Based on 2 Reviews

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UI speed7/10
Camera3.5/10
Multimedia6.5/10
Internet6/10
Call quality3.5/10
Battery6.5/10
Reception5.5/10
Display6.5/10
Build quality6.5/10
Text input5.5/10
Everyday usage7/10

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iconcilio
posted on 14 Sep 2014, 05:13 (Posts: 0; Member since: 14 Sep 2014)

6

Can't beat it for the money...can root & get an Android tablet...

iconcilio has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

I bought an 8GB Nook Tablet on e-bay when my son "borrowed" my original Nook and went back to college - but I was glad to do it because he was reading books for pleasure. My ex had a nook tablet which I thought was pretty nice (she had given me her original Nook - before the "ex" part). I found a Nook Tablet on e-bay for $70, listed as "New, other", probably a manufacturer refurb from a reputable seller, but fully functional - the only defect were some permanent smudges on back (who cares?). I used free online sources to root to Android 4.4 (cyanogenmod), added a 16GB SDHC, I now have a 7" Android tablet (installed Nook App to get my books back) . It works well, but has no camera. Also, the battery only lasts about 6 hours active video (Netflix) and 10 hours of reading with about 40% brightness on reader (screen used 70% of power) - this is after cycling the batteries 3x 100%->1%. I don't know if this is because of the refurb or whether this is normal. The other thing is the 7" - this is OK for book reading, but might not be enough for some - the Nook HD/HD+ have 8"/9.3" screens (maybe that's why I have an "ex") - just some food for thought...

Build quality 8/10
Reception 5/10
Call quality 1/10
Internet 7/10
Multimedia 7/10
Camera 1/10
UI speed 8/10
Everyday usage 8/10
Text input 5/10
Display 7/10
Battery 7/10

Pros

  • Very reasonable price (manuf refurb)

Cons

  • No camera
  • Had to root to Android 4.4, but worth it

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rup1mp1n
posted on 26 Aug 2014, 10:09 (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Aug 2014)

6

nook color

rup1mp1n has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review

Pros it does the basics
Coins no apps or apps all cost the nook was a little bit Small and hard to get used to. battery for the tablet was not the best and it was not the easiest to be able to do what you wanted to do

Build quality 5/10
Reception 6/10
Call quality 6/10
Internet 5/10
Multimedia 6/10
Camera 6/10
UI speed 6/10
Everyday usage 6/10
Text input 6/10
Display 6/10
Battery 6/10 Not happy with the device

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