Nook : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary

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Nook

Barnes & Noble created five eBook readers similar to the Amazon Kindle. It could also be looked on as a miniature iPad.

Five Types of Barnes & Noble Nook e-Book Readers
Model Appearance Cost
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Key Features
Nook Simple Touch Nook Simple Touch $79.00 USD
  • 2GB Holds up to 1,000 books.
  • diagonal: 15.2 cm, 6.00 inches, width × height 600 × 800 pixels, 9.1 × 12.2 cm, (3.60 × 4.80 inches) touchscreen.
  • 800 × 600 resolution.
  • Display is 25% faster than any other eReader.
  • Top-rated display readability, even in bright sun. Crisp black and white e-Ink.
  • Battery life: 2 months.
  • 2.5+ million books in Nook format.
  • built-in WiFi (Wireless Fidelity).
  • Borrow books from your public library.
  • Supports non-proprietary formats such PDF (Portable Document Format). ePub (Electronic Publishing), PDF, PDB (Project DataBase), JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group), PNG (Portable Network Graphics), BMP (Bitmap).
  • You can share books for 14 days with friends.
Nook Touch with Glowlight Nook glow $139.00 USD
  • diagonal: 15.2 cm, 6.00 inches, width × height 600 × 800 pixels, 9.1 × 12.2 cm, (3.60 × 4.80 inches)
  • 2GB Holds up to 1,000 books
  • expandable up to 32 GB
  • No ads
  • New York Times picked it as the best e-reader.
  • 750 MB reserved for B&N content
  • You are paying $60 extra just for a night light.
Nook Color Nook Color $179.00 USD
  • 8 GB holds up to 5,000 books.
  • diagonal: 17.8 cm, 7.00 inches, width × height 600 × 1024 pixels, 9.0 × 15.3 cm, (3.54 × 6.04 inches)
  • Colour.
  • Runs Android apps and games.
  • Email
  • Web video
  • Netflix
Nook HD Nook Tablet $229.00 USD
  • 16 GB holds up to 10,000 books. (8 or 16 GB models)
  • diagonal: 17.8 cm, 7.00 inches, width × height 900 × 1440 pixels, 9.4 × 15.1 cm, (3.71 × 5.94 inches)
  • Comes in white(snow) or black(smoke).
  • Free cloud (Internet) storage.
Nook HD+ Nook HD+ $269.00 USD
  • 16 GB holds up to 10,000 books. (16 or 32 GB models)
  • diagonal: 22.9 cm, 9.00 inches, width × height 1280 × 1920 pixels, 12.7 × 19.0 cm, (4.99 × 7.49 inches)
  • Free cloud (Internet) storage.

Nook Study

Nook has another line of eBooks called Nook Study. You do not need a reader, just a computer. You install reader software. You can download text books free and use them for a week. To continue using them, you must pay.


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