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Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet 2 – next generation of Nook Tablet
According to internet sources Barnes & Noble is going to introduce next generation of Nook Tablet – Nook Tablet 2 at the end of September.
The original model of Nook Tablet was introduced in November of 2011. Nook Tablet powered by dual core TI OMAP4 1GHz processor. It comes with 7-inch touch screen VividView display with resolution of 1024 × 600 pixel, 1GB of RAM and flash storage of 8 or 16 GB expandable through MicroSD-slot. Nook Tablet supports Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) and run on Android Platform. The main competitor of Nook Tablet is Amazon Kindle Fire. Amazon is going to introduce new models of Kindle Fire tablet – Kindle Fire 2 in a few days on a special scheduled event.
Barnes & Noble reduce the price of existing models of Nook Tablet. The price of the 8GB model dropped by $20$. The price of 16GB model is dropped by $50.
Next generation of Nook tablet will be introduced in New York. Nook Tablet 2 could run on Windows 8 platform. Sales of the new Nook Tablet may start at the end of October after the official release of Microsoft Windows 8.
Amazon is sending invitations to a special event to be held on September 6 in Santa Monica
The invitation does not say a word about the agenda but that the event is organized by Amazon Kindle-products shop. Analysts believe that Amazon is going to announce the second generation of Kindle Fire tablet.
According to rumors, Amazon may release several versions of Kindle Fire 2 tablet in various price categories. 7-inch models expected to come with touch screen display of 1024 × 600 or 1280 × 800 pixels and with integrated camera. In addition larger models of Kindle Fire 2 with 9 or 10-inch displays may be introduced. The price of the base Kindle Fire 2 model expected around $200 – the same as the current version of Kindle Fire.
It is also likely that next generation of Amazon Kindle electronic book readers announced on the event.
Amazon is preparing to release 5 to 6 new models of next generation of Kindle Fire tablets. One of the models of Kindle Fire 2 expected to come with 10-inch screen. Models may have either 7 or 10 inch display and featured by either only Wi-Fi or combined Wi-Fi and 3G/4G networking support. Amazon Kindle Fire 2 models could also have different amount of internal storage.
Currently Amazon sells only one model of the Kindle Fire featured by 7-inch screen, 8GB of internal memory and Wi-Fi. The price of the current model of Amazon Kindle Fire tablet is $199. Amazon Kindle Fire is still the most popular Android tablet in the United States because of the low price, unique design and integration with Amazon digital content. However there are new notable Android tablets introduced recently such as Google Nexus 7 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. Their popularity is increasing dramatically. Amazon is trying to keep leadership by planning on release of the next generation of Kindle Fire tablets in variety of models.