• Subscribe

Nook Tablet Review: Barnes & Noble's Worthy Alternative to the Kindle Fire

At a Glance

(1 items)

  • Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet
    3/5

    Nook Tablet excels at reading, and offers a smattering of solid streaming media services, but it lacks the flexibility of a full-featured tablet.

For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.

At a Glance

Nook Tablet excels at reading, and offers a smattering of solid streaming media services, but it lacks the flexibility of a full-featured tablet.

Price when rated: $249
Shop ▾
Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Pros

  • Many apps are tailored for the 7-inch screen
  • Interface focuses on customization and reading
  • Great display minimizes glare

Cons

  • Navigation is locked into portrait mode only
  • Gray bezel is distracting
 Compare

Subscribe to the Best of PCWorld Newsletter

Comments

Close

Don't judge this PC by its size

May 26, 2015 12:01 AM

Ready to shed nerd tears of joy? This Falcon Northwest Tiki packs an 18-core Xeon, and the fastest GPU and SSD you can buy into its tiny body.

READ THE RELATED ARTICLE:<

Don't judge this PC by its size

Greenbot Top Android stories
from our new site, Greenbot
Your one-stop resource for Windows 8 installation success.

Subscribe to the Best of PCWorld Newsletter

By submitting your email address you are consenting to receive email notifications from IDG. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.
See All Newsletters »