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Nook Tablet  (Source: engadget.com)
Barnes & Noble will offer in-store demonstrations of the Nook Tablet on November 15

There has been a lot of tablet-related talk going on these days with Amazon's new tablet, Kindle Fire, due to hit the market November 15. But it looks like the Kindle Fire has an unexpected competitor launching the very next day.

According to Engadget, which managed to get its hands on some important documents, Barnes & Noble will launch its first Nook Tablet on November 16.

The Nook Tablet is almost exactly like the Nook Color with a few changes. According to the documents, the Nook Tablet will have a 7-inch VividView IPS color touchpanel with 1024 x 600 resolution, 1GB of RAM, a 1.2GHz dual-core OMAP 4 processor, 16GB of inbuilt storage, about eight hours of battery life with the Wi-Fi off, a microSD expansion slot, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, support for plenty of file formats (PDF, ePUB, XLS, DOC, PPT, TXT, DOCM, Flash, JPG, MP3, MP4 and AAC), and dimensions of 8.1- x 5- x 0.48-inches.

The cost for the new Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet will be $249, which is $50 more than the Kindle Fire. However, the Nook Tablet does have twice the RAM, twice the storage, and access to over two million books, newspapers and magazines. Kindle Fire has "thousands" of books, newspapers and magazines.

Barnes & Noble will offer the Nook Tablet for pre-order on November 7, and in-store demonstrations will take place on November 15.

Source: Engadget



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RE: Android Market
By Kurz on 11/4/2011 9:56:11 AM , Rating: 2
At least you don't have to worry about a locked bootloader!
(God I hate bootloaders), There was a bug in install of the Latest OTA (I didnt install any custom stuff) for my phone.

Fingerprint scanner and locked screen didn't work. So without consulting the XDA forums I took it back to the orginal software to try to update again. Bricked my damn phone. This is all using the orginal software straight from Motorola.

I have to send it to motorola to get it fixed.


RE: Android Market
By ebakke on 11/4/2011 12:04:19 PM , Rating: 2
After abandoning my i90c and fixing countless others' v60s about 10 years ago I vowed never to buy another Motorola product. My mobile life's been fairly satisfying ever since.


RE: Android Market
By Kurz on 11/5/2011 10:20:42 AM , Rating: 2
I mean it was a great phone! It was fast, easy to use, feature rich. Only complaint I had was the Screen (A little small, and not as vibratant) and the damn bootloader that prevents its own older software from being flashed onto it.


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