Barnes & Noble Inc. actions taken to answer the Amazon rivals who first launched the tablet computer. Today, America's largest bookstore is also jump on this market.
Nook Tablet is any device that is already available via pre-order and will be shipped in stores Barnes & Noble and retailer-retailer. It costs about $ 50 more expensive than Amazon's Kindle Fire.
Then what about specifics? Claimed by chif executive William Lynch that the price is more expensive it offers experience a faster and smoother when reading books, playing games or watching movies.
Nook Tablet armed with storage of 16 GB and 1 GB of RAM. For comparison, the Kindle has a Fire 'cabinet' smaller of 8 GB and 512 MB of RAM.
Excerpted from the LATimes, Thursday (11.08.2011), Nook Tablet promised battery life is longer ie up to 11.5 hours, is more durable than the Kindle Fire that has a resistance of up to 8 hours.
Regarding the operating system, the second device and the Kindle Fire Gingerbread Nook use the Android OS and connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi without offering 3G or 4G. Both also have a cloud-based storage.
If the Kindle Fire offers abundant content, then Barnes & Noble focused on reading digital content. As for music content, TV show and movies, they give it to service providers such as Netflix, Hulu and Pandora are already pre-installed on a Tablet Nook.
"Fire is a machine sells Kindle for Amazon, being Nook Tablet allows users to get music and video from any source they like," said Lynch.
As quoted from the LATimes, Tuesday (11.08.2011), Nook Tablet will be launched on 17 November with a price tag to USD 249.