Barnes & Noble NOOK HD

Announced:
Sep 26, 2012
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Barnes & Noble NOOK HD

Announced: Sep 26, 2012
Market status: Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
Read Full Review
  • Display 7.0" 1440 x 900 pixels
  • Processor TI OMAP4470, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

7.0 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 900 pixels

Pixel density:

243 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

57.58 %

Design

Dimensions:

7.65 x 5.00 x 0.43 inches (194.4 x 127.1 x 11 mm)

Weight:

11.11 oz (315 g)
the average is 18.1 oz (518 g)

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

TI OMAP4470

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

PowerVR SGX544

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Maximum User Storage:

5 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.0)

Battery

Video playback:

9.00 hours

Connectivity

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

HDMI:

Yes

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Multimedia

Speakers:

Multiple speakers

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Shopping information

In The Box:

NOOK Tablet, USB Cable, Quick Start Guide, Power Adapter

MSRP price:

$ 199

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Barnes & Noble NOOK HD 16GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

13 GB

MSRP price:

$ 229

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Lacks a camera on the back
  • Thick body (0.43 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Lacks GPS

Description

The Nook HD is the “lightest 7-inch tablet on the market,” and B&N didn’t hesitate to point out why it’s better than the Kindle Fire and the Google Nexus 7. First, getting the weight to merely 11.1 ounces (315 grams) is definitely something you’d appreciate when you have to hold the tablet for longer. In comparison, the Nexus 7 is 12 ounces and the Fire HD is 13.9 ounces.

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