The first fruits of Barnes & Noble's partnership with Samsung is a version of the Galaxy Tab 4 7-inch Android tablet, loaded with the bookseller's reading-friendly interface and oodles of free content.
While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
The Nook HD+ is a low-price, quality entry point into the world of tablets, especially now that it has full Google Play support.
The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines and watching movies. Google Play now only adds to the allure.
Expected to cost under $200, the BlackBerry Z3 packs a large touch screen but no physical keyboard.
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The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.
The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.
At $349, this 11-inch ultraportable aims to bring tablet buyers back to laptops.
The $199 Nook Tablet (8GB) matches up well to the Kindle Fire in specs and price--and has the added advantage of offering an expansion slot for additional memory.
With more storage and a growing app store, the Nook Tablet is a worthy--albeit slightly more expensive--competitor to the Kindle Fire.