Galaxy Tab A Nook – Samsung Released a NoteBook

Samsung’s Nook captioned – Reading meet Technology is priced $129.99 at Barnes and Noble.
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Here is a quick glance about it:

Specs

  • Size & Weight3
    Size & Weight3
    • Height: 7.36″ (187 mm)
    • Width: 4.25″ (108 mm)
    • Depth: 0.35″ (8.9 mm)
    • Weight: 9.74 oz (276g)
  • 7″ Display
    7" Display
    • 1280 x 800 Pixel Resolution
    • 216 ppi
  • Battery Life4
    Battery Life4
    • Up to 10 hours for video usage
  • Storage5
    Storage<sup>5</sup>
    • 8GB on-board memory
    • Add up to 32GB with a microSD card2
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®
    Built-in Wi-Fi®
    • Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
  • Connectors
    Connectors
    • Micro-USB 2.0
    • 3.5 mm headset jack
    • microSD slot
  • Cameras
    Cameras
    • Front: 1.3 MP
    • Rear: 3 MP
  • GPS
    GPS
    • GLONASS
  • Supported File Types6
    Supported File Types6
    • Audio: M4A, 3GA, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AAC
    • Video: MP4, 3GP, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
    • Gallery (pictures): JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
    • Reader/Other: PDF, ePUB, DRP, ePIB, HWP, HWT, HML, HWPX, DOC, DOCX, TXT, RTF, DOT, DOTX, HWDT, XLSX, XLSB, XLS, XLSM, XLTX, XLTM, XLT, CELL, HCDT, PRN, TXT, CSV, TSV, HTML, HTM, PPTX, PPT, POTX, THMX, SHOW, HSDT, HTHEME
  • 1 Multi-Window does not support all applications.
    2 microSDTM card sold separately
    3Actual size and weight may vary by configuration and manufacturing process
    4 Based on laboratory testing. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, and other applications usage patterns.
    5 User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device’s features. Actual user memory may change after software upgrades are performed.
    6 Adobe, the Flash logo, and Flash are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries
    Google Play, Android, and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

    In the Box
    In the Box

 

Pros

  • Good-looking design
  • Bright screen
  • The Nook app here is an improvement over the regular Nook for Android
  • Price includes some free books, magazines and TV shows
Cons
  • Short battery life compared to competing devices
  • Sluggish performance
  • Skimpy built-in storage

Summary

With an improved reading app, the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook could be a compelling choice for loyal Barnes & Noble customers. But if all you want is a budget Android tablet, you can do better, even at this price.

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