Barnes & Noble offers its 11-oz. Barnes & Noble NOOK 7" 8GB HD WiFi Tablet
in Snow, model no. BNTV400, for $79
with free shipping
. That's $20 under our July mention and the best upfront price we've seen for a new unit. (We saw it for $129 with a $50 OfficeMax gift card in July. It's also a current low by $38.) It features a 7" 1440x900 HD display, dual-core 1.3GHz processor, 802.11n wireless, 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot, and MP3 audio and MP4 video playback.