Barnes & Noble Introduces New NOOK® 9” Tablet Designed with Lenovo
B&N Premium Members Save 10% on all NOOK Tablets & Accessories
New York, NY – February 5, 2024 – Barnes & Noble is excited to announce their newest device, The NOOK® 9” Tablet, built in collaboration with Lenovo. The newest member of the Barnes & Noble NOOK suite is now available for preorder, with a release date in May. The device boasts 64 GB of storage (up to 128 GB with microSD card purchased separately) and a thirteen-hour battery life1. The lightweight framework of the new NOOK compliments its sleek design, sporting an Artic Grey metal exterior and textured black accents.
“The partnership between Barnes & Noble and Lenovo has continued to create elevated user experiences for our customers, and the new NOOK 9” tablet is our most exciting development yet,” said Susan McCulloch, Senior Director, NOOK. “Pairing our two brands uniquely specialized in technology and the written word offers an incomparable reading experience, enhancing your enjoyment of digital magazines, cookbooks, graphic novels and similar colorful content — and perhaps best of all, there are no advertisements to interrupt your virtual escape!”
The Lenovo OEM Solutions team provides the combination of a quality, trusted products with support and customization capabilities that allow for easy deployments to enhance the end-user experience out of the box.
The 9” color display features TÜV Rheinland® certified eye protection2 to protect against blue light, offers Grayscale, Chromatic & Immersive Reading modes, and is fingerprint resistant. The tablet also comes with a front and rear camera to ensure customers can store their favorite memories along with their favorite stories, all conveniently on the same device. Along with audiobooks and Bluetooth® compatibility, the tablet sports an audio jack and dual speakers optimized with Dolby Atmos® for an ideal streaming content experience, as well as a USB-C port for varied headphone options, charging and data transfer purposes.
“The Lenovo OEM Solutions team innovates novel experiences for customers and accelerates time to market for their solutions through close collaboration during the development process,” said Marc Godin, Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Smart Devices Solutions Group, Lenovo. “Our continued collaboration with Barnes & Noble and the development of the newest and most advanced Nook tablet demonstrates our commitment to customers and placing smarter technology in the hands of consumers.”
Customers will find over 4.5 million eBooks, magazines, newspapers, manga and more available on the pre-loaded NOOK® app. What’s more, all B&N Premium Members will receive a 10% discount from the retail value of $149.99, in addition to all other NOOK® tablets, eReaders and accessories. B&N Premium and Rewards Members will also earn stamps on eBook and digital audiobook purchases from bn.com.
Visit bn.com or a store near you today to preorder your very own NOOK® 9” Tablet designed with Lenovo.
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The NOOK 9" Tablet Designed with Lenovo is available for preorder in stores and online at bn.com starting at $149.99.
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1 Available user storage and internal memory is less due to operating system, software and other functions utilizing part of this capacity; may change with software updates.
2 Battery life tested using Lenovo internal testing under optimal network conditions. All battery life claims are approximate. Actual battery performance will vary and depend on numerous factors including product configuration and usage, software, operating conditions, wireless functionality, power management settings, screen brightness and other factors. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.
3 A TÜV Rheinland certification mark signifies that a product has been examined according to strict safety requirements by an accredited third-party and is supported by regular factory inspections.
4 Prices may not include tax and do not include shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; additional terms and conditions apply. Reseller prices may vary. On-shelf dates and color options may vary by geography and products may only be available in selected markets. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.
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