Barnes & Noble Takes Nook Into HD Territory

Barnes & Noble is making headlines on multiple fronts this week.

As MMW reported earlier this morning, the digital and print book giant is getting ready to launch its new NOOK Video offering.

On top of that, the company today also introduced NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, the lightest HD and full HD tablets.

The super-fast and lightweight 7-inch NOOK HD and 9-inch NOOK HD+ feature must-see displays for superior reading and entertainment and an instantly personalized tablet experience for each family member.

NOOK HD purportedly boasts the world’s highest-resolution ever on a 7-inch tablet and NOOK HD+ rivals the industry-leading tablet’s display.

Prices start at $199 for NOOK HD and $269 for NOOK HD+.

“With the combination of the highest resolution screen, lightest weight and expansive access to content rendered in a digital quality never before seen, NOOK HD is the world’s best 7-inch media tablet,” says William J. Lynch, Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble. “We designed our larger format tablet NOOK HD+ because we think there’s big demand from customers for a super-light, extremely high quality 9-inch tablet, at half the price of the iPad. Both our 7-inch NOOK HD and 9-inch NOOK HD+ deliver an exceptional customer experience and we enthusiastically encourage customers to go to and learn more about them.”