Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK Officially Announced

Barnes & Noble in collaboration with Samsung has officially announced its latest and greatest affordable product, as well as the latest member joining the NOOK family, the Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK, delivering a new tablet that's "designed with the NOOK experience readers love and the latest tablet features they need".

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK features 7.0-inch (1280 x 800) display, 8GB of built-in storage, microSD card (up to 200GB), 5MP shooter and 2MP front-facing camera, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and GPS support, up to 11 hours of internet usage, FM Radio, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The tablet comes in 0.34 inches thin and weighs 9.92 oz, with free lifetime in-store support, NOOK software (version 4.6) with enhanced digital bookstore experience, B&N Readouts, as well as NOOK Audiobooks (will be coming to the Samsung Galaxy Tab A in September via a software update).

According to Fred Argir, Chief Digital Officer at Barnes & Noble "The Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK is the perfect device for customers who are looking for a leading tablet that combines the latest features and a great reading experience at an unbeatable price".

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK is now available at Barnes & Noble online and retail stores across North America for $139.99. Last but not least, existing NOOK customers can upgrade to the newest NOOK by Samsung device for only $99.99 and receive a free cover for their device (a $39.95 value) for a limited-time.