Barnes & Noble NOOK 1st Edition 

Released June, 2010
  • Wi-Fi
  • 6"
  • 800 x 600
  • 2 GB
6.3 Out of 10

  • Wi-Fi
  • 3G

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Barnes & Noble NOOK 1st Edition

Display

How do the screens stack up?

NOOK 1st Edition
5.9
Kobo Glo
7.4
Resolution, pixel density and Screen size

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

NOOK 1st Edition
9.5
Kobo Glo
8.6
e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more

Performance

How responsive and how long does the e-reader last?

NOOK 1st Edition
3.2
Kobo Glo
10.0
Battery life and SunSpider

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

NOOK 1st Edition
7.0
Kobo Glo
7.6
Reviews from multiple trusted sites

6.3

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

NOOK 1st Edition
6.3
Kobo Glo
8.1

Reviews Word on the street for the Barnes & Noble NOOK 1st Edition

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Screen resolution 800 x 600
Screen size 6"
Pixel density 166 ppi

features

Sync across multiple devices Yes
Directly download library e-books to device No
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers Yes
Evernote integration No
Landscape mode Yes
Accelerometer No
Parental controls No

storage

Expansion slot microSD (up to 16GB)
Memory 2 GB

technical specs

Document support PDF
Image support
  1. JPEG
  2. GIF
  3. PNG
  4. BMP

bookstore

Uses an open platform Yes
Bookstore NOOK Book Store
EBookstore size 3.27 M book
Free content free content 1.84 M books
Customer loyalty program No
Average NYT best sellers price $9.64
Number of NYT top-selling titles offered+ 38
Reader-to-reader lending Yes
Cloud storage Yes
Reading apps iOS, Android, PC and Mac
Additional electronic offerings newspapers, magazines, comics/graphic novels, textbooks, and audio-books
Has retail store locations Yes

form factor

Size 124 x 196 x 13 mm
Weight 318 g
Headphone jack Yes
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