Barnes & Noble NOOK Color 

Released October, 2010
  • Wi-Fi
  • 7"
  • 1024 x 600
  • 5 GB
7 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

Display

How do the screens stack up?

NOOK Color
5.3
Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

NOOK Color
9.5
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 Color
7.6
Battery life, SunSpider and Recharge time

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

NOOK Color
7.1
Reviews from reviews.cnet.com

7

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

NOOK Color
7.0

Reviews Word on the street for the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Screen resolution 1024 x 600
Screen size 7"
Pixel density 169 ppi
Screen type LCD
Multitouch Yes
Flashes screen black during page turns No

features

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

storage

Internal storage 5 GB
Memory 5 GB

form factor

Size 127 x 205 x 12.2 mm
Weight 422 g
Headphone jack Yes

connectivity

Bluetooth connectivity No

technical specs

RAM 512 MB
Processor 800 MHz
Document support
  1. ePUB
  2. PDF
  3. CBZ
  4. PDF
  5. TXT
  6. DOC
  7. XLS
  8. XLX
  9. PPT

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
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