- Android Operating System
- 7-inch VividView Color Touchscreen
- 8GB Memory
- 1GHz TI OMAP4 (dual-core) processor with 512MB RAM
- Add up to 32GB with microSD memory card
- Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
- Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora internet radio, Chess, Crossword, Sudoku, Media Gallery, NOOK Friends, Email
- 8.1 x 5.0 x 0.5 inches; 14.1 ounces (400 grams)
- Installed rechargeable battery; Up to 11.5 hours of reading or 9 hours of video without recharging
Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet Features
With a large screen and dual-core processor, the newest Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet is a great device for watching your favourite TV shows and movies, as well as reading eBooks you love. The 1GHz dual-core processor is undoubtedly powerful enough to switch between books, movies and games effortlessly. Videos streamed from Netflix, Hulu Plus and other sources play beautifully well, while the sound quality through the built-in mono speaker is decent. You really could watch HD movies and catch-up TV shows on the new NOOK Color with ease. Start watching HD movies and popular TV shows instantly from Netflix and Hulu Plus, making the NOOK Tablet perfect for entertainment on the go. Browse and the web smoothly. Download and read eBooks instantly without waiting.
The large, bright screen offers impressive clarity and minimal glare, the NOOK Color reduced reflection and glare, making it perfect for reading indoors or outside on the move. The 7-inch multi-touch screen and high-resolution display make this NOOK tablet far easier on the eyes. It is great for video viewing, web browsing, reading, and any other media-centric activity.
There are lots of games and apps available for this device including Angry Birds & Scrabble, Taptu & MyCast Weather, Epicurious & Drawing Pad, and pre-loaded Sudoku, Crosswords, Chess & Pandora. Popular comics including the largest collection of Marvel graphic novels look stunning with exceptional colors and rich images on this large and bright screen. The action comes to life off the page.
The battery has a stunning capacity and delivers a solid 11.5 hours of reading or 9 hours of watching videos on a single charge as a result. This installed rechargeable battery provides extra-long battery life-longer than Kindle Fire. Recharging it with the in-box Power Adapter and USB Cable for approximately 3 hours from wall outlet.
With 8GB of on board storage (5GB for content; of which 1GB is reserved for NOOK Store content), you will need to get a memory card if you want to store your music or other books not purchased through Barnes & Noble. The 32GB of memory card is inexpensive and affordable.
Overall, compared to the Kindle Fire, the Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet is faster and snappier. It comes with better specs, with lots of plus point here. The screen is very impressive. The interface is more responsive. The touchscreen is speedy under the fingers, this tablet has not been compromised. The unit all around is a better device, the design is very thin with nice hardware design. The new NOOK Color is a really nice eReader that performs admirably. It is easy to hold in one hand for a long period of reading. If you are looking for a device as a reader for work, school and home, get new NOOK Color. This product is a great entertainment option for reading your favouring books and watching movies on a long-haul flight. It is worth buying and highly recommended.
Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet : Customer Reviews
Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet Specifications
|Processor||1GHz TI OMAP4 (dual-core) processor|
|Storage||8GB: 5GB for content; of which 1GB is reserved for NOOK Store content
Add up to 32GB with microSD memory card
|Display||7-inch VividView Color Touchscreen
16 million+ colors, IPS2 display
High resolution display—1024 X 600, 169 pixels per inch (PPI)
Fully laminated with no air gaps for remarkable clarity and reduced reflection & glare-read indoors or outside
|Display Resolution||1024 x 600|
|Suported File Types||Load EPUB (including Adobe DRM or DRM free) or PDF file types from your computer or microSD card
Other documents: XLS, DOC, PPT, TXT, DOCM, XLSM, PPTM, PPSX, PPSM, DOCX, XLX, PPTX
Watch videos in MP4, or Adobe Flash Player format, 3GP, 3G2 MKV, WEBM (Video Codecs: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VP8)
Supports Netflix video up to 720p and sideloaded video up to 1080p; renders at 1024 x 600
Load photos and create personal wallpaper: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
Play audio on built-in mono speaker: MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WAV, OGG (Audio Codecs MP3, AAC, AMR, LPCM, OGG Vorbis)
|Adjustable Fonts||8 text sizes, 6 font styles, change background colors, line and margin spacing
Look-up words in the built-in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
|Audio||Microphone: Record narration for kids’ Read and Record books
Built-in Mono Speaker
|Wireless LAN||Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
FREE Wi-Fi in all Barnes & Noble stores
|Ports||Universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
Expandable microSD slot
|Web and Email||Enhanced Web browsing with video via Adobe Flash Player
Check & send email all from one inbox (i.e., POP and IMAP webmail, including Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, AOL and others)
Parental controls to easily disable the Web browser
|Pre-Loaded NOOK Apps||Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora internet radio, Chess, Crossword, Sudoku, Media Gallery, NOOK Friends, Email|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||8.1 x 5.0 x 0.5 inches|
|Weight||14.1 ounces (400 grams)|
|Power/Battery||Up to 11.5 hours of reading or 9 hours of video without recharging5
Installed rechargeable battery
Charge from a wall outlet using the in-box Power Adapter and USB Cable (charging time: approximately 3 hours from wall outlet)
|Package Includes||NOOK Tablet– 8GB
Quick Start Guide
Rechargeable Battery (installed)
Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet Images
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Barnes & Noble BNTV250A NOOK Color Tablet is now available on Amazon.
Date first available: March 18, 2012