Barnes & Noble Introduces New NOOK® Tablet Just in Time for Holidays

Press Release

NOOK 10.1” Offers Largest NOOK Display Ever, Front-and-Rear Camera, and Add-On Accessories Including Keyboard and Docking Station

Available for Pre-Order Online at and On Sale in Stores on November 14

New York, New York – November 5, 2018 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced a new NOOK tablet, just in time for the holidays. The NOOK 10.1” will have the biggest display of any NOOK device, which is perfect for reading, as well as 2 in 1 tablet capabilities for browsing, taking pictures, or sending emails. The beautifully designed and lightweight new tablet will be available for pre-order online at starting today, and will be on sale at Barnes & Noble stores starting on Wednesday, November 14, for just $129.99.

“The new NOOK 10.1” provides a complete reading and entertainment experience on our biggest display yet,” said Bill Wood, Chief Digital Officer for Barnes & Noble. “The soft-touch feel and lightweight design make it a perfect holiday gift for readers who want to enjoy their favorite books for hours, while also being able to browse, watch shows, listen to music, or send emails all from one device. The NOOK 10.1” is truly a gamechanger for the NOOK lineup.”

The NOOK 10.1” is a lightweight tablet with 32 GB of storage space for building an extensive digital library. The tablet also has multi-function use, including a front and rear camera, headphone jack, Bluetooth capability, and pogo pins to easily connect to a NOOK keyboard or a NOOK charging dock.

NOOK customers will also notice an updated user experience on the NOOK 10.1”, with a custom home screen with easy access to your current reads and recent purchases, and an improved NOOK Bookstore and Library. Plus, readers can visit B&N Readouts® to enjoy a daily feed of book excerpts, magazine articles, and blog posts from Barnes & Noble editors to tap into the latest in books.

Special Holiday Price and Cookbook Bundle

Starting on November 22 and running through November 26, customers can get the NOOK 10.1” for the special price of $119.99.

Also starting on November 22 and running through December 31, Barnes & Noble is offering a cookbook bundle promotion. Customers can purchase the NOOK 10.1” with a charging dock for $159.99, and receive $50 worth of Good Housekeeping eCookbooks with hundreds of delicious recipes, while supplies last (total value of $214.94).

“Our cookbook bundle is the perfect gift for foodies who like to have the great recipes at their fingertips,” Wood said. “With the NOOK 10.1”, cooks can follow the recipe with the large, easy-to-read screen, and then snap a photo to share the results.”

Customers can pre-order the new NOOK 10.1” at starting today and find it at their local Barnes & Noble store starting on Wednesday, November 14. They can also share the excitement on TwitterInstagramPinterest, Snapchat (bnsnaps) and Facebook, using the hashtag, #NewNook.

All Contacts

Shannon DeVito

Senior Director, Book Strategy & Customer Experience

Barnes & Noble, Inc.

About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 629 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, (  The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store ( features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps available for Android, iOS® and Windows®.

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