Barnes & Noble Nook will hit Best Buy Soon

April 13, 2010
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If you’re in the market for an eReader, the Barnes &Noble Nook is the perfect choice for you. This Android powered eReader will be available for sale at Best Buy on April 18th. The Nook will cost $259.99 and will also be on sale at Barnes & Noble's website and 723 bookstores.

This deal also requires Best Buy to include Barnes & Noble's BN eReader software on some of the personal computers and Smartphone’s. There has been no word on this device being able to do other things such as web browsing or having access to the Android market.

Product Features
• 3.5" E ink® Vizplex™ Electronic Paper Display
Reads like a printed page and is clearly visible even in bright sunlight. Swipe the color touch screen below to browse your library. Adjustable font size for customized reading.
• 2GB internal memory
Provides space for storing up to 1500 eBooks or up to 26 hours of audio.
• Built-in microSD memory card slot
For accessing eBooks and other digital content stored on microSD memory cards (not included).
• Supports a variety of media formats
Including PDF, ePub, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, PDB and MP3 formats.
• 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
For private listening.
• Micro USB 2.0 port
For fast data transfer.
• 3G and Wi-Fi wireless LAN
Connect to the Internet without wires.
• Up to 10 days of reading
On a single battery charge. Up to 3.5 hours charging time.

[via reuters]


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