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Barnes & Noble unveil the 7″ NOOK HD and the 9″ Nook HD+

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Barnes & Noble has officially announced the latest additions to the NOOK family of devices, the NOOK HD+ and the NOOK HD. The NOOK HD+ is a 9-inch tablet with a starting price tag of $269 and the NOOK HD is a 7-inch tablet with a starting price tag of $199, both of which are currently available for pre-order.

The NOOK HD+ is available with either 16GB or 32GB of internal storage and priced at $269 or $299 respectively. This features for this model include a 9-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1280, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and a weight of 18.2 ounces. According to Barnes & Noble, you can expect up to 10 hours of reading time and/or up to 9 hours of video watching time.

The NOOK HD is the smaller of the two, both in size and internal storage. This one brings either 8GB or 16GB of storage space and is priced at $199 or $229 respectively. The NOOK HD also has two available colors — Snow (white) or Smoke (grey). Some of the other features of the NOOK HD include a dual-core 1.3GHz processor, 1GB of Ram and a weight of 11.1 ounces. The display resolution for the NOOK HD is 1440 x 900. The battery life for the NOOK HD is close to that of the HD+. You can expect up to 10.5 hours of reading time and up to 9 hours of video time.

And of course, both of these devices are heavily tied into the Barnes & Noble ecosystem. In other words, you will find it easy to shop for books and magazines. Not to mention, taking advantage of the NOOK Cloud and the recently announced and yet to be available NOOK Video.

Via [Barnes & Noble] and [BusinessWire]

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