Barnes & Noble’s all-new Nook e-reader is now shipping. The company announced via a press release yesterday that the new Nooks have been shipped to those who pre-ordered them. New orders placed via their website will ship immediately, in time for Father’s Day. The device will also be in stock at Barnes & Noble locations. The e-reader features a six-inch display with the latest E-Ink Pearl display technology that responds to touch input. It also surprises with other noteworthy goodies…
The gizmo provides 802.11g wireless access to the built-in Barnes & Noble bookstore with more than two million titles. The e-reader runs Android 2.1 on an 800MHz Texas Instruments OMAP3 processor and has interesting social features. 2GB of storage is included, expandable via a microSDHC slot. It weighs in at under eight ounces, is .47 inches thick and has battery life rated at up to two months of reading on a single charge. At just $140, the new Nook could be a decent Kindle alternative you’ve been looking for. Check out a handy video introduction embedded below.
Our new Forum is now open here or on the top tabs marks Forums, please register and post.. For the latest limera1n, rubyra1n, and all tech stories, follow us on Twitter at @iphonepixelpost or @limerain_com www.iPodSets.com
- Posted using my iPhone 4