Barnes & Noble cut prices of its Android tablets by as much as 20%. The largest book retailer in the U.S. is facing competition by Google/ASUS's $200 entry-level Nexus 7 tablet, and there is anticipation about the upcoming second generation Kindle Fire tablets from Amazon. Barnes & Noble reduced the price of the 8GB model Nook Tablet to $179 (from $199), the 16GB to $199 (from $249), and the Nook Color to $149 (from $169).
What Else You Need To Know:
- This price cut is available online, as well as Best Buy and other retail stores in the U.S.
- Aside from competition, the price cuts could also indicate that a product refresh is coming up.
The price-drop may be a response to the runaway success of Google's Nexus 7 tablet, which garnered glowing reviews.- Anita Li, Mashable
Barnes & Noble cuts prices across its Nook lineup, vies for your budget tablet affection
In what could be seen as a response to the positive reaction that Google's $200 Nexus 7 has garnered, Barnes & Noble has just cut down the prices on all three of its Android-based, seven-inch Nook Tablets.
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This is a welcome decrease in price as Barnes and Noble is seeing increased competition form the Google Nexus 7 and imminent release of a second generation Kindle Fire.
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Barnes and Noble has cut the prices on its three most expensive, most tablet-y Nooks.
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Barnes & Noble drops the price of the Nook Color and Nook Tablet
If you were on still on the fence about the burgeoning 7-inch tablet space, Barnes & Noble now has some of the most affordable hardware, and each Nook model is in stock as of this writing.
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We’re already knee-deep in August for one, which means the back-to-school buying frenzy is starting to heat up considerably. Students (with parents in tow, naturally) will be trawling their local big box stores and online retailers for gadgets to accompany them to school, and a little price break makes the Nook lineup just a bit more palatable.
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All three devices, with their 7-inch displays, have access to a digital library of e-books, movies, television shows and music.
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To call this upcoming holiday season a bit crowded in the mobile tech market might be premature, but signs like the Nook price drops indicate a busy future for tablet retailers.
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Amazon also slashed the price of the Kindle DX last week and the Kindle Touch 3G was made unavailable on the online retailer, making room for fresh products maybe
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NOOK Color, NOOK Tablet Get a Price Cut
NOOK Tablets are still great devices. But B&N is going to have a very difficult time selling them at the current price point. It will be interesting to see how Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablets stack up against the Nexus 7 though.
Barnes & Noble cuts prices on Nook Tablet and Nook Color
Other than price cuts, the hardware inside the Nook Tablet and Nook Color remain the same. The 8 GB version of the tablet has 512 MB RAM. Rumors continue to circulate that Apple is working on a smaller version of the iPad dubbed iPad mini. The launch of a cheaper and smaller iPad could have a significant impact on the budget tablet market, forcing prices even lower.
Barnes & Noble brings Nook Tablet prices in line with Kindle Fire and Nexus 7
Barnes & Noble introduced the seven-inch Nook Tablet in November 2011 and has periodically dropped the prices of the tablets and the Nook Color since then. However, the devices have failed to gain much market share against the iPad or Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Adding to the competition, Google released the Nexus 7 in June at $199 for the 8 GB version or $249 for 16 GB.
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Nook tablet and eReader prices reduced in anticipation of iPad mini arrival?
The Google Nexus 7 16GB model is available for ?199 and though the iPad mini is unlikely to be available for as little as that, it seems Barnes & Noble has taken the decision to entice its customers with a more attractive price tag, before Google, Amazon and Apple take too much of stranglehold of the seven-inch tablet market.
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We don’t know much about any future Barnes & Noble tablets, but we’d like to see something with a higher resolution screen and a faster processor. We know Barnes & Noble has a “strategic partnership” with Microsoft, but we doubt the company’s next tablet will use Windows RT or Windows 8.
Barnes and Noble reduce prices on Nook tablets
Interested buyers should be able to snatch their choice of Nook tablet at the company’s website or in one of its brick in mortar locations.
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