Barnes & Noble Nook HD Full Specifications And Price Details

Nook HD

The NOOK HD is an Android OS powered tablet, which has got all the notable specifications and decent hardware under the hood.

Barnes & Noble’s Nook HD+ runs on Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS on a completely customized user interface and software suite, packs an impressive 7-inch LCD display with 1440 x 900 pixel resolution, a pixel density of 243 PPI, video playback up to 1080p, powered by a 1.3GHz OMAP 4470 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM to keep things running, 16GB / 32GB onboard storage, a microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB, micro USB port, HDMI port, Wi-Fi connectivity, 3.5mm headset jack, battery life up to 10 hours of reading / up to 9 hours of video playback, high speed web browsing, access to newly revamped Nook Store, Nook Cloud storage, preinstalled Nook Scrapbook app, Magazine 2.0 app, and a whole host of the regular services of a Nook tablet.

Nook HD+ has also got a “curated” app store and access to Barnes & Noble’s catalog of more than 3 million books, movie, TV show, newspaper and magazine catalogs, the content ecosystem and there is a support for profiles allowing multiple users to share a single tablet using separate accounts.

System Properties

Operating SystemGoogle Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
CPU1.3 GHz OMAP 4460 Dual-Core Processor


TypeLCD Backlit Touchscreen
Colors & Resolution16M Colors & 1440 X 900 Pixels
Pixel Density243 PPI (approx.)


Form FactorCandybar
Dimensions194.4 × 127.1 × 11 mm
Weight315 grams

Input/ User Interface

Input– Reduced Glare
– Accelerometer
– Proximity Sensor
– Touch Sensitive Controls


Primary (Rear-Facing)No
Video Recording CapabilityNo
Secondary (Front-Facing)No


Internal Storage16GB / 32GB Internal Storage
Expandable Storage– Up To 32GB
– microSD Card Slot Support


USBmicroUSB 2.0
WLAN– 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n
RadioFM Radio with RDS
Headset3.5mm Audio Jack

Browser & Messaging

HTML 5. WAP 2.0, Adobe Flash
SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM


CapacityLi-Ion Standard Battery
Battery LifeUp To 10.5 Hours for Reading
Video Playback TimeUp To 9 Hours

Music & Video

Audio FormatsM4A, 3GP, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AMR
Video FormatsMP4, 3GP, WEBM, AVI

Other Features

Google Play Store
NOOK Store, NOOK Cloud Storage
Top Apps, New NOOK Catalog, Ultra Violet Support
Magazine 2.0 App, Angry Birds
New NOOK Video Catalog


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Price & Availability

The new NOOK HD tablet is now available for pre-order for just $199 (8GB) and $229 (16GB) either in “snow” or “smoke” version. The pre-ordered device will ship on or before November 1st.

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