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Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB)
 
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$128.00 - $149.99
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Summary: A larger tablet from Barnes & Noble with a 9-inch screen and Wi-Fi Internet only, running on the Android 4 operating system. Uses the Google app store for downloading apps. Tested with 16GB of storage.
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Type: 9- to 12-inch-screen tablets, Wi-Fi-only
About - Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB)

The Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB) is a larger tablet computer with a 9-inch screen. It has a screen resolution of 1920 x 1280, which is high for its size. The rectangular screen is a better shape for videos than for photos.

The tablet has a 1.5 GHz TI OMAP4470 processor with 2 cores. It runs on the Android 4 operating system. It has 1GB memory and is available with 16 or 32GB storage. You can add a microSD memory card for more storage.

There is a headphone jack with a volume control, a built-in microphone, and stereo speakers. Internet connectivity is via Wi-Fi. There is no webcam, and there is no rear-facing camera.


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The Ratings applied to untested model Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 32GB) come from our tests of model Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB), which in our judgment is enough alike in its performance, features, and specs that our test results apply to both.
About This Brand

The competitively priced Android-based Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets use Barnes & Noble's curated app market.  They are 7 and 9 inches respectively.

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Features & Specs - Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB)
info Internal storage (GB) 16
info Cellular data No
info Memory-card reader Yes
info Webcam No
info Camera No
info GPS No
info Optional folding keyboard No
info Fingerprint-resistant screen No
info Approved app market Yes
info Operating system Android 4
info Length (in.) 9.5
info Width (in.) 6.4
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User Reviews - Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ (Wi-Fi, 16GB)
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
great tablet for my needs
12/27/2013
Pros
google play
Picture Quality
price
Cons
No 34g Option
No 3 Or 4g Options
Best Uses
Studying Books
Comment:
I mainly use this tablet for studying. It has a built in epub so there is no problem using this type of file. Since it has Google play you can download the Google keyboard and swipe text. There is a great Office app that I use to take notes. I had the previous nook tablet, but this one with the android system is fantastic and much more versatile. Fits all my needs perfectly and can't beat the price.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Great for travel
10/30/2013
Pros
Battery Life
Cost
Screen
Size
Cons
Screen Glare
Screen Smudges
Best Uses
Reading books
Travel
Comment:
I travel frequently and wanted an e-reader with e-mail accessibility and some internet functionality that wasn't too expensive. This was an upgrade from a much older very basic e-reader. What a difference. The lighted screen allows for reading on darkened airplanes as well as at night. The screen picture quality is superb. Battery life and weight are good. I'm still exploring all the other functionality such as downloading movies and watching them on TV with optional HDMI cable. I really didn't do head-to-head comparisons with other e-readers, but when I saw the screen display and price in the store, I was sold. The only negative is the screen does show some glare and collects lots of finger smudges, a small price to pay for this much functionality at this price.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(30 of 30 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Nook HD+ Reader's Best Friend
12/24/2012
Pros
Battery Can Go 10 Hours
B N Extensive Catalog
Cover Combo Like A Book
HD display
Light
Magazines Do Well
No Light If Night Reading
Own Pdf Files Easy Read
Text Pages Near Real Size
Very portable
Very responsive
Wifi Connections Good
Cons
Browser Not The Best
Not many apps
Best Uses
Night reading
Reading
User Pdf Files
Comment:
Used the original Nook and liked it for general reading. I found it not so useful for my course materials - a professor who uses a lot of personal pdf files. Also, found it hard to regulate lighting when reading at night which I do a lot of. The Nook HD+ fixes all those problems. Reading is like a classic book. With a cover from B&N it feels just like a book, both in texture and weight. Pages turns very easily, sometimes too easily as an inadvertent touch will go one page forward or back. My pdf files show flawlessly, both in format and color. For reading I recommend the Nook HD+ as the top reader.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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