Barnes and Noble today introduced its own ebook reader, Nook. The ebook reader is 7.7 x 4.9 x 0.5 inches and weighs 11.2 ounces. It features the E ink Vizplex electronic paper display with a color touchscreen LCD, 2GB storage and a microSD card slot, WiFi and ATT 3G as well as an MP3 player and a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.
Supported file types include:
* PDFs load easily and look great. * PDFs, MP3s and graphics load to your nook from your computer or micro SD card. * Use JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP files to create personal screensavers.
Sample eBooks for free just about anywhere you are, on us. Browse eBooks, magazines and newspapers on AT&T's 3G Wireless Network or on Wi-Fi. And every Barnes & Noble has free Wi-Fi, so you can connect at lightning fast speeds.
Before you buy an eBook, download a free sample. With many Bestsellers and new releases at $9.99, it's easy to keep the titles you want.
nook retains important reading rituals like bookmarking, making notes, and highlighting passages. But it lets you do even more-like looking up words mid-sentence using the built-in dictionary.
Share favorite eBooks with your friends, family, or book club. Most eBooks can be lent for up to 14 days at a time. Just choose the book you want to share, then send it to your friend's reader, cell phone, or computer.
Control your nook with an easy-to-use full-color touchscreen, created to work seamlessly with the crisp, clean E Ink display. Just use your finger to swipe through titles and tap open your next read.