A side view of the Nook Tablet in its case.
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Video playback looks crisp on the 7-inch IPS screen.
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Apps and books are intertwined in the Nook Tablet's graphical layout.
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A variety of video and audio codecs are supported. Seen here: a clip from "Iron Man 2."
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Comic reading on the Nook Tablet shows a lot of promise.
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Netflix, a long-awaited Nook feature, is preinstalled on the Nook Tablet, and is well integrated with the core tablet functions.
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The Netflix app in action.
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Of course, no tablet demo would be complete without Angry Birds. Rovio's game loaded quickly on the Nook Tablet.
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Browsing wireless settings.
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Barnes & Noble claims that the Nook Tablet's IPS display has less glare than the iPad's.
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Core e-reading functions should be familiar to Nook Color users.
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A clever layout and grouping of apps, books, and media.
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SD cards pop in via a corner slot.
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Magazines, launched via Nook Newsstand, should give the iPad's digital-publishing efforts good competition. There will be several hundred available to start.
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The Nook Tablet's slim side profile.
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The new Nook lineup.
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Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch introduces the Nook Tablet before a crowd this morning at the company's Union Square store in Manhattan.
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Barnes & Noble's CEO kicks off the event this morning on the top floor of Manhattan's Union Square location.
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