Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Plus 

Released November, 2012
  • Wi-Fi
  • 9"
  • 1920 x 1280
  • 32 GB
8.1 Out of 10

It has wonderful integration with your nook book library, Magazine viewing and web browsing are amazing.
by c|net (Dec, 2012)
The processor is fast and without the hangups/glitches I found on the nook tablet I used to use.
by c|net (Dec, 2012)

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Plus

Display

How do the screens stack up?

NOOK HD Plus
9.1
Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

NOOK HD Plus
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 HD Plus
9.3
Battery life, SunSpider and Recharge time

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

NOOK HD Plus
6.2
Reviews from reviews.cnet.com and theverge.com

8.1

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

NOOK HD Plus
8.1

Reviews Word on the street for the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Plus


5.6
Pros Beautiful screen Large size - rarely have to zoom Fast Doesn't crash in browser like original nook ablet BN content syncing is great Keyboard is wondrful - on original nook tablet, had ,any instsnces of sluggish space bar.

6.8

Overall

6.2 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Screen resolution 1920 x 1280
Screen size 9"
Pixel density 256 ppi
Built-in light LED backlight
Screen type LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Flashes screen black during page turns No

features

Sync across multiple devices Yes
Note taking Yes
Text to speech Yes
Directly download library e-books to device Yes
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers Yes
Evernote integration Yes
Landscape mode Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Parental controls Yes

storage

Internal storage 32 GB
Expansion slot microSD (up to 64GB)
Memory 32 GB

form factor

Size 240.3 x 162.8 x 11.4 mm
Weight 515 g
Interface touchscreen
Headphone jack Yes

connectivity

Input/Output port 30-pin port
Cellular data None
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth connectivity Yes

technical specs

RAM 1,024 MB
Processor 1,500 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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