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Barnes and Noble Nook HD / BNTV250 (7 inch)
7.8 out of 10

Barnes and Noble Nook HD / BNTV250 (7 inch)

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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

Phone Arena
18 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Here’s the deal folks. If reading is more of your forte than anything else, there’s no question that the NOOK HD is the ideal tablet for you, especially when it has a healthy and robust ecosystem in that particular category.
  • Pros: Sharpest display on a 7-inch tablet is great for reading
  • Cons: App selection is limited, No cameras
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Overall 8
8.0

Barnes & Noble Nook HD

s21.com
16 December 2012
  • Excerpt: The Nook HD beats the Amazon Kindle HD in screen resolution, but we prefer Amazon's content to Barnes & Noble's at present.
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Fire Extinguisher?

Gear Patrol
17 June 2012
  • Excerpt: The fight over tablet market share has officially graduated into a battle royal. After Amazon planted the flag on the mountain for major retailers, Barnes & Noble is now in hot pursuit with the newly announced Nook Tablet .
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Overall 9
9.0

Barnes and Noble Nook HD Review

Good E-Book Readers
4 April 2012
  • Conclusion: To be honest, I was not sold on the Nook HD+. I found the overall device to be bulky and cumbersome and not indicitive to Barnes and Noble’s history of tablets. Many people buying this device would have purchased the prior models, and this HD is an upgrade in every sense of the word.
  • Pros: New Store, ArticleView and Scrapbook, Movies and TV, Resolution, Stereo Speakers, Magazine Engine, Parental Controls
  • Cons: Comic Book Selection Is Lacking, Inability to Load in Your Own Apps, No Previews on Movies, Competitor Apps Not in B&N Store
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Overall 9
9.0

Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet Review

Good E-Book Readers
3 April 2012
  • Conclusion: The Nook Tablet is a solid second offering by Retail book giant Barnes and Noble. It gives you hardware wise a real bang for your buck with the dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage.
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Nook Tablet Review 2012

Review Horizon
5 January 2012
  • Conclusion: With the release of Nook tablet, B&N has an important competitor in today’s crowded market of cheap Android tablets. Its predecessor, Nook Color was the second most sold tablet after iPad and, although Amazon poured significantly more money in promoting their product, I like Nook Tablet so much more...
  • Pros: fast, excellent battery life, physical buttons and memory expansion slot, HD Netflix streaming, a first, thin and light, gorgeous screen
  • Cons: limited number of apps in the B&N Nook Market (can be fixed by installing Amazon App Store or Google Android Market), only 1GB from the 16GB available can be used for side loading apps and user content, the rest of it is dedicated to content purchased from B&N store. This seems that will change s...
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 6
6.0

NOOK Tablet Review

BigPictureBigSound
23 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Not that I'm an obsessive reader--that Twilight Zone with Burgess Meredith and the eyeglasses really freaked me out--but the drastic movement away from the tried-and-true form factor of books and into the modern realm of the eReader has been a fascinating revolution to watch.
  • Pros: Stunning LCD touchscreen, fast CPU, handy form factor, Always-welcome Adobe Flash Player support for online video!, A terrific value at $249, microSD card slot in addition to 16GB of internal storage
  • Cons: Only 1GB of the embedded memory is really at our disposal, No camera, Limited movie and music options, Several features require a credit card
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Overall 7
7.0

Barnes & Noble Nook HD

PC Magazine
7 December 2011
  • Conclusion: The Barnes & Noble Nook HD is a gorgeous little tablet, but outside of reading, there's not enough you can do with it.
  • Pros: Spectacular screen. Well built. Smooth performance. Memory card slot.
  • Cons: So-so battery life. The most locked-down of any tablet we've seen. Other than books, much less content available than on competing tablets.
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Overall 7
7.1
Performance 8
8.0
Battery performance 9
9.0
Display 9
9.0
Software 7
7.0
Speakers 7
7.0

Nook Tablet review

theverge.com
18 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Exactly one year ago, Barnes & Noble made an interesting move, one no other company in the tech industry had yet been bold enough to make: it released the Nook Color for just $249.99.
  • Pros: Design is still striking, Lighter than the Nook Color, Bright IPS screen with great viewing angles, Faster performance
  • Cons: Weak music / video content ecosystem, No tabbed browsing, Cannot easily sideload apps, Can only be charged with its “proprietary” MicroUSB cable
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Overall 6
6.0

Nook HD review

TechRadar UK
10 May 2013
  • Summary: The lightest, highest resolution 7-inch tablet, but is it any good?
  • Pros: Lightweight, Fantastic screen, Simple to use, Multiple user profiles, The Nook HD does have an excellent screen, which makes watching movies and consuming web pages an enjoyable experience. Battery life is something which is always a concern with today's mobile tech, but thankfully the Nook HD ma...
  • Cons: Sluggish, Limited interface, Questionable design, Sadly it's not all good news, and for all its early promise the Nook HD is left wanting in a few areas. First up is the sluggish interface, which is no where near as slick as the Kindle Fire HD or Nexus 7. Users who enjoy the highly customisable w...
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