Nook HD tablets now available at Walmart

The retailer is selling the Nook HD and the Nook HD+, both online and at its stores.

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Consumers looking for a Nook tablet can now pick one up at Walmart.

The retail outlet is selling the Barnes & Noble tablets at their usual prices. So the Nook HD tablet will run you $199 for the 8GB version and $229 for the 16GB model. The Nook HD+ will cost you $269 for the 16GB edition and $299 for the 32GB model.

All four versions and their related accessories are available through Walmart's online store as well as its brick-and-mortal outlets.

"Our two new tablets offer the best quality reading and entertainment experiences, at the best price, and we're excited to bring Nook HD and Nook HD+ to Walmart customers in-store and online," Jamie Iannone, president of digital products at Nook Media, said in a statement.

The Nook HD offers a 7-inch display and a high-resolution screen. The Nook HD+ ups the ante with a 9-inch screen and 1,920x1,280-pixel resolution.

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Journalist, software trainer, and Web developer Lance Whitney writes columns and reviews for CNET, Computer Shopper, Microsoft TechNet, and other technology sites. His first book, "Windows 8 Five Minutes at a Time," was published by Wiley & Sons in November 2012.

 

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