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Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
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Barnes & Noble NOOK Color review: 27 facts and highlights

1. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
73% have it

2. weight

Asus Eee Reader DR900: 47.3g

3. is self-lit

Self-lit devices have a back or front light incorporated, so they can be used in poor light conditions or in the dark.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
29% have it

4. Has an e-paper display

An e-paper display provides a high contrast allowing users to read in direct sunlight without requiring much power.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
93% have it

5. thickness

Aluratek AEBK01FS: 0.95mm

6. has dictionary

The device has a dictionary that can be accessed offline.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
70% have it

7. internal storage

Sony PRS 600: 512GB

8. volume

Sony PRS 350: 120.64cm³

9. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
66% have it

10. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Irex technologies Digital Reader 1000SW: 10.2"

11. height

Elonex eInk 621EB eBook: 117mm

12. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
87% have it

13. Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books

Users can get access to books from real libraries.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
71% have it

14. supported file types

How many file types the device supports, such as PDF, JPG or PNG.
Barnes & Noble NOOK HD Smoke 8GB: 37

15. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
54% have it

16. resolution

600 x 1024px
Kobo Aura HD: 1080 x 1440px

17. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
71% have it

18. can be updated over-the-air

It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
12% have it

19. has a search browser

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
65% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

21. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
52% have it

22. width

Kobo Mini: 102mm

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Barnes & Noble NOOK Color
71% have it

24. RAM

PocketBook Pro 912: 256GB

25. included SD card size

Sony PRS T2: 32GB

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