In addition to the NOOK HD+ (HD Plus), Barnes & Noble also added the NOOK HD, which the company claims to be the lightest and highest-resolution 7-inch tablet presently available on the market.
The new tablet comes equipped with a 7-inch ultra-sharp touchscreen display that offers a 1440×900 resolution with 243ppi pixel density, giving the viewing the user high-quality text, video and graphics experience like never before.
The NOOK HD is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM for smooth operation and web browsing and 720p HD video playback. It comes with other features such as WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity allowing users to download books, magazines, apps, games as well as movies and TV shows from NOOK Store wirelessly. The NOOK HD comes in two different models a 8GB and a 16GB model which should be amble space for your downloaded book, magazine and media content, and supports microSD/SDHC card for expansion.
According to Barnes & Noble, the screen of the NOOK HD has 25 percent more pixels than Kindle Fire HD for a better overall viewing experience. It comes with a battery that offers up to 10.5 hours of reading or up to 9 hours of video playback. The new NOOK HD will be available in Snow and Smoke colors for the prices of $199 and $229, respectively.