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Barnes & Noble nook HD

74
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Nook HD is a nice piece of hardware at a great price that's hampered somewhat by skinned Android.

Pros
  • Low priceNice, distinct hardwareGreat screen
Cons
  • Bland UINo access to Google PlaySoftware not fully baked at time of review
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Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

80
svk
If you are looking for a 7" tablet to use mainly for reading and the occasional...read more
90
LDM
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
40
Binny Thevalakara
A poor product that's more likely to be frustrating than useful. - Engadget
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75
Average Critic Score

Portability (size / weight)

83
 

Features

68
 

Battery life

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Storage capacity

82
 

Ease of use

76
 

Durability

64
 

Display

92
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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82

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Critic

80
 

User

90
 
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Engadget

74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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80
 

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90
 
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74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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