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Barnes & Noble nook Tablet

79
Global
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

Barnes & Noble's budget tablet manages to give the Kindle Fire a run for its money, even though it costs $50 more.

Pros
  • Excellent video qualityExpandable memoryFast performance for a budget tablet
Cons
  • Upgrades from the Color are relatively minorLimited built-in storage for side-loaded content7-inch screen is a bit small for magazines and comics
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User Reviews

100
electrodude1029
The Nook Tablet is AWESOME. My overall opinion of the product is that it is...read more
100
dlin
It's the best tablet/e-reader currently available on the market .
90
Suzed
The ONLY thing I dislike about my Nook Tablet is the stupid email client. It...read more
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70
Average Critic Score

Storage capacity

70
 

Features

69
 

Ease of use

75
 

Portability (size / weight)

78
 

Battery life

73
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Display

75
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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82

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Critic

80
 

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90
 
74

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74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

88
 

User

83
 

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82

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80
 

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90
 
74

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74
 

Critic

74
 

User

81
 
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