Barnes & Noble unveiled its Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 7" 8GB Android Tablet
with free shipping
. Aside from a smaller 8GB internal memory (of which 5GB is reserved for B&N content) and 512MB RAM, features include a 7" 1024x600 touchscreen display, 1GHz TI OMAP4 dual-core processor, 802.11n wireless (with free access in Barnes & Noble stores), microSD card slot, 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), custom Android 2.3-based OS, and more.
Along with unveiling the new model above, Barnes & Noble cut its price on the NOOK Color eBook Reader to $169, also with free shipping. That's the lowest total we've seen for a factory-sealed unit by $10, although we've seen refurbs for less. It features a 7" 1024x600 LED-backlit color touchscreen LCD display, 800MHz TI processor, 802.11n wireless (with free access in Barnes & Noble stores), 8GB internal memory, microSD card slot, up to 8 hours of reading time, MP3 audio and MP4 video playback, Pandora, and more.