Barnes & Noble Nook Color

  • Barnes & Noble Nook Color
80
Based on 11 scores, 22 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Solid build quality.
  • Excellent screen quality.
  • Easy to use interface.

Cons:

  • Sluggish User Interface that needs an upgrade.
  • Poor video quality on the web.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on 80

While B&N clearly missed a few opportunities to forge ahead of the pack, these omissions were trade-offs that were likely made in the name of achieving the Nook Tablet's attractive price. And attractive it is: at $249, Nook Tablet is a veritable...

By About.com on 60

Jason previewed Barnes & Noble's NOOK Color here a few months ago, but we haven't done a formal hands on review. Until now. Although it's not officially available in the Great White North, thanks to e-Bay I was able to buy one of these color...

By Big Picture Big Sound on 75

Barnes and Noble gambled everything they have on the Nook Color and it is a vastly superior experience compared to the Kindle 3. Periodicals, illustrated children's books, and magazines look phenomenal and the web browser is quite usable. The...

By The Gadgeteer on

I’ve been waiting for a dedicated eBook reader with a backlit color display since the early days of the original Sony Reader. During that wait, I found myself using my current smartphone as an eBook reader due to the fact that it is always with me...

By G4tv.com on 100

Video Review: The Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor blurs the line between eReader and tablet with a 7" full color touch screen, Android 2.1 OS, web surfing, music streaming, games and over 2 million titles to read. Kevin Pereira and Candace Bailey review the...

By Pocketables on

Hardware If I were forced to sum up the hardware of the Nook Color in one word, it would be solid. The device obviously had a lot of industrial design behind it, and you can feel that it is a quality product. Compared to tablets from the likes of...

By Anything But iPod on

The old forms of media have seen better days. Newspapers are losing subscribers daily to internet blogs and internet media that provide up to the minute information impossible to be delivered in the classic format. No longer do people need to wait...

By Gear Diary on

If you have been following along here at Gear Diary you probably have seen Carly’s review of the NOOKColor. The NOOKColor was noted as Barnes and Noble number one seller for the holiday season and it’s pretty easy to understand why. I am not...

By Ars Technica on

The power of a first impression The current obsession with product packaging in the blogosphere can sometimes (okay, many times) border on the pathetic. But there is a reasonable assumption behind all the geek package porn: any company that cares...

By Gear Diary on

Ed. note - If you haven't already, please read part one of this review: First Impressions: NOOKcolor]It’s not often that I start a review with a conclusion, but it’s going to be hard to review the NOOKcolor without stating this up front:...

By Computer Shopper on 82

Although it's Wi-Fi only and lacks an Apple-style app market, the NOOKcolor is a solid choice for readers who want to go a bit beyond the Kindle and into iPad territory for a lot less money....

By Macworld on 80

By launching with 100-plus strong collections for its periodicals and children’s books, NookColor makes a strong case for the color e-reader, and it does so in a far more compelling way than any other device has so far. Still, for all of its...

By PC Mag on 80

More than an ebook reader, less than a full-blown tablet, the Nook Color's artful compromises make for a compelling, color reading experience that is ideal for both books and magazines....

By LaptopMag on 80

The bookseller's second eReader adds a vivid color display and some tablet features while keeping the price...

By cnet on 80

Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a very capable color touch-screen e-book reader--and delivers some notable extras--for half the price of an...

By Engadget on 70

So, is the Nook Color worth your hard-earned cash? Well, we'll say this -- if you're a hardcore reader with an appetite that extends beyond books to magazines and newspapers, the Color is the first viable option we've seen that can support...

By techcrunch.com on

Short Version:The Barnes & Noble Nook looked like an also-ran until they came out with the first mass-market color e-reader, the NookColor, one of the first LCD e-readers worth considering. Although the price says “Why not just buy an iPad?”...

By ConsumerSearch on

The Barnes & Noble Nook Color lands halfway between an e-book reader and a tablet computer -- and experts say it's a good compromise. Its main claim to fame is its 7-inch, backlit color touch screen, which testers say displays text a little more...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

The Barnes & Noble Nook Color is an ideal device if you plan on viewing a vast selection of...

International Review By hinnavaatlus.ee on

Barnes & Noble uus e-lugeja/tablet hübriid Nook Color Ülevaade. Otsisin mingisugust mugavat ja soodsat bang-for-buck e-lugejat/tabletit ning avastasin enda jaoks Nook Colori ning selle, et teda on võimalik mudida droid tabletiks. Seega sai otsustatud...