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Review: Barnes & Nobles' Nook Color goes Android Tablet

Apr 26, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"That tells you several things right there. The first is that this is not going to be setting any speed records. If its speed you want, look to iPad 2 or such Android tablets such as the forthcoming Acer Iconia Tab A500, Dell Streak Pro, or Amazon's own Kindle changed into a tablet. Of course, you're also going to pay more for any of these than the 'good enough' Nook Color.

"Now, Allen Weiner, a Gartner VP of Research, says 'The Nook Color with its new Froyo upgrade is not an iPad-not even close. But [for] those who are looking for a great cross-media reading device with some nice new multimedia bells and whistles, it remains a go-to device.' I'd say it's more than that. Here's what I found."

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