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NOOK Tablet vs Amazon Kindle Fire

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Barnes and Noble is updating it's tablet to compete with Amazon Kindle Fire. This side by side comparison, will help you make your choice between the Nook Tablet and Amazon Kindle Fire.

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NOOK Tablet
Amazon Kindle Fire
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Websitebarnesandnoble.com/...amazon.com/...
Product details
Screen size7 in7 in
Price$ 159$ 159
Dimensions
Height205 mm190 mm
Width127 mm120 mm
Depth12.2 mm11.4 mm
Weight400 g413 g
Battery
Battery life9 h (without wireless)7.5 h
Charge via USBYesYes
Wireless Access
Wi-FiYes 802.11b/g/nYes
3GNoNo
Bluetooth®NoNo
Web BrowserYesYes
Storage
Internal memory storage8 GB - 16 GB8 GB
Memory extensionYes microSDHCNo
Automatic library backupYes
Features
Supported eBook formatsePub, PDF, TXT, DOC, DOCM, DOCXKindle (AZW), PDF, TXT, unprotected MOBI, PRC, Audible, DOC, DOCX
Supported image formatsJPEG, PNG, GIF, BMPJPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Built-In PDF readerYesYes
Built-In DictionaryMerriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, 11th Edition
BookstoreBarnes & Noble eBookstore, Google Books
Screen
E-ink electronic paperNoNo
Screen resolution1024x6001024x600
Display typeIPS LCD 16M ColorsIPS
Touch screenYesYes
Adjustable text sizeYes 8Yes
Rotating display (landscape view)No
Audio
Headphone jackYesYes
Built-in speakerYes monoYes stereo
MicrophoneYesNo
Supported Audio formatsMP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGGMP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGG
Technical details
RAM1,024 MB512 MB
Processor1GHz dual-core TI OMAP4dual-core TI OMAP4
AccelerometerYesYes
Development
Operating SystemAndroid 2.3 GingerbreadAndroid
SDKYes
Development websitebarnesandnoble.com
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Additional
NameNOOK TabletAmazon Kindle Fire
Release dateNov. 18th 2011 Nov. 15th 2011
Websitebarnesandnoble.com/...amazon.com/...
Last updateNov. 9th 2012 8:48:26 PMJul. 26th 2019 12:21:42 AM
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Side by side comparison of the Nook Tablet and Amazon Kindle Fire.
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