Barnes & Noble Nook Color Tablet eBook Reader Review
The Barnes & Noble NOOKColor costs $249, but you get quite a lot for your pennies.
Music & Audio Controls
Although it is designed primarily as an eBook reader, the Nook Color can also double as a music and audio player. The music player application is on the extras menu, and it provides a basic, but adequate, set of controls. Music can be played, paused or skipped with a touch, and you can search through the music on the device by title or composer with the on-screen keyboard.
Music & Audio Management
The Nook Color does not provide much in the way of managing the media on your device: songs are indexed by album, artist and title, but there is no way to create playlists. For a device that is based on the Android operating system, this seems like an odd approach: there are any number of excellent media player applications that they could have used, but instead they seem to have written their own. This feels rather like reinventing the wheel and coming up with a penny farthing bicycle when everyone else is riding motorbikes.
Music & Audio Formats
Music & Audio Battery Life
Our tests for the audio battery life of this device are still being run: we will update this review when they are complete.
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