With the Nook HD+, Barnes & Noble both takes on the iPad and gives the recently unveiled Kindle Fire HD tablets a serious competitor. The big-size Nook tablet is priced at $269 for the 16GB model and $299 for 32GB. It's also 2.8 ounces lighter than the Kindle Fire HD, but it doesn't have any cameras.
Barnes & Noble has seen Amazon’s plethora of Kindle Fire HD tablets and, potentially, raised the ante with a pair of new high-resolution, lightweight and affordably priced tablets: the Nook HD 7-inch and the Nook HD+ 9-inch.
That’s right, Barnes & Noble just stepped into Apple iPad territory.
The big-size tablets are priced at $269 for the 16GB model and $299 for 32GB, so Barnes & Noble is deeply undercutting Apple on price and even beating the recently launched Kindle Fire HD line. The 7-inch Nook HD will list for $199 for the 16 GB model and $229 for the 32 GB tablet. Both sizes include micro SD slots for memory expansion (up to 64GB) and come complete with their AC chargers. Ama… Continue reading...