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Oct 3 – Oct 9, 2011 Edition Nook Color Devices Arrive at Target
NEW YORK, NY/AUTHORLINK NEWS/October 3, 2011 Barnes & Noble, Inc. today announced that NOOK Color and NOOK Simple Touch eReaders are now available at Target stores nationwide and at Target.com as Barnes & Noble continues to expand the distribution of NOOK devices. The $139 NOOK Simple Touch Reader and the $249 NOOK Color Readers Tablet and accessories arrived at Target on October 2, 2011. NOOK is now available at Best Buy, Books-A-Million, Fred Meyer, Office Max, P.C. Richard & Sons, Radio Shack, Staples, Target and Walmart, in addition to Barnes & Noble and www.bn.com.
We are excited to bring our award-winning devices to Target as we expand the retail locations where people can purchase NOOK, said Chris Peifer, vice president, digital business development at Barnes & Noble. The All-New NOOK offers a simple, easy-to-use, dedicated reading experience for readers of all ages and NOOK Color is the perfect sleek, sophisticated and reading-centric tablet device.
Barnes & Nobles NOOK product line uses the element of touch to achieve simplicity and ease of use. The NOOK Simple Touch features extra-long battery life on the ultra-light, portable 6-inch eReader with the most-advanced E Ink Pearl display and the most social reading experience ever all for just $139. With a simple tap, its intuitive and easy to navigate, shop and read.
NOOK Color features a stunning 7-inch VividView Color Touchscreen, ideal for reading a wide variety of content including books, immersive childrens picture books, an expansive collection of interactive magazines, newspapers and more. The best value tablet at just $249, NOOK Color also offers the most-requested tablet features, including high-quality NOOK Apps, built-in e-mail, and an enhanced Web experience. With all NOOK products, customers gain access to Barnes & Noble’s expansive NOOK Bookstore of more than two million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices.