Barnes & Noble announced preorders of its new 14.1-oz. Barnes & Noble NOOK 7" 1GHz Touchscreen Tablet
with free shipping
. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features a 7" 1024x600 touchscreen display, 1GHz TI OMAP4 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 802.11n wireless (with free access in Barnes & Noble stores), 16GB internal memory, microSD card slot, pre-loaded with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, and more, eBook library viewing, nook Friends social networking, up to 11.5 hours of reading time on a single charge (up to 9 hours of video), and more.
The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is expected to ship on November 18.