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Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Review

If you’re looking for an entry-level tablet with a little more under the hood, the Nook Tablet is a fair pickup.

November 18, 2011
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Controls

Aside from the power button, home button, and volume controls, the various commands you can give your Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet are accessed almost exclusively through the capacitive touchscreen. It seems to have decent response time, even if some of the animations are oddly reminiscent of the DOS classic Dark Seed 2.

Connectivity

Much like every other tablet with WiFi, the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet has an onboard 802.11/n wireless card that allows users to download files at a very respectable clip, many times nearing 1MB per second depending on signal strength. In addition to this, the micro USB port on the bottom of the tablet allows users to drag and drop compatible files on the Nook Tablet like it was a hard drive.

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Battery Life

Because we were graced with the package only this morning, we are still running battery tests, and we'll get back to you with the results. Sit tight!

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Amazon Kindle Fire Comparison
  11. Barnes & Noble Nook Color Comparison
  12. Apple iPad 2 Wi-fi & 3G / AT&T / 16 GB Comparison
  13. Conclusion
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