Tablet deal of the year? (Click image to enlarge).
(Credit: Screenshot by David Carnoy/CNET) This tablet deal may be hard to beat. After adding the Google Play store to its tablets on Friday, Barnes & Noble is now offering major discounts on the Nook HD and Nook HD+ in a one-week-only sale for Mother's Day.
Today through May 12 (yes, that's Mother's Day), the 7-inch Nook HD is available starting at $149 for the entry-level 8GB model (normally $199) and the 9-inch NOOK HD+ starts at a mere $179 for the 16GB model (normally $269). The reduced prices are available online at Barnes & Noble bookstores and on nook.com, as well at at retailers including Target and Best Buy.
I suspect that those retailers and Barnes & Noble were sitting on a lot of inventory. However, these prices should help alleviate that problem.
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