Nook Color vs Kindle

With Nook Color, your reading will spring to life. The high resolution backlit display employs over 16 million colors, in order to enhance colors. Yes, it’s easy reading day or night, with crisp text and vibrant images!

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Nook Color vs Kindle

With Wi-Fi® connection, you can check your mail, browse the web or loan books to your friends.

You might share some favorite passages from books direct to your friends.

You can also share passages and recommend books right from the page you’re reading .. it’s just a few taps and you’re done!

You can personalize your setup – from Home page to bookshelves.

And get ideas for books you’ll love with our exclusive NOOKbook Personal Shopping.

Our experts make recommendations based on books you like, so you all you have to do is sit back & enjoy one great read after another.

There’s also crossword puzzles, chess, Sudoku, Chess & internet radio to choose from.

So get in there and personalize your book reading experience today.  Don’t forget to twitter your friends about them.

Nook Color vs Kindle:  Who Wins The Contest?  Nook Vs Kindle Review

Some people feel the Nook is better than the Kindle 3.   Amazon has thus far refused to come out with color, so Barnes & Nobles clearly has the upper hand here.  What about other features, head to head?

First I will point out that Kindle had the lead in the weight/portability department, and as to price.  Now that’s changed because Barnes &Noble lowered their price of the Nook .  Right now you can get it at Amazon at $167.

Nook Color vs Kindle: Display Resolution

Nook wins.  Nook Color is  1024 x 600 pixels, while Kindle is 800 x 600 pixels.   Latest update:  with its July release, evidently Nook has some improvements. Where B&N hits one out of the park: Its page refresh rates and speedy page turns.   It has reduced the flashing between page turns (by about 80%)


Nook Vs Kindle Review:   Screen Size

Nook nudges out Kindle with its 7 inch screen size


Touch Screen – Which One Wins?

Yes, Nook has it.  Nook wins

Nook Vs Kindle Review: Display technology

Kindle has 4-Level gray scale;  Nook is the victor, with its VividView LCD

(unless you’ve a special fondness for Black and White, that is)

Nook Color vs Kindle: Operating System

It’s a draw.   Kindle 3 has  Linux (2.6.10 kernel)  &  Nook has Android 2.1  O/S

Nook Color vs Kindle: Supported Files

Kindle features AZW, PDF, TXT, MOBI, PRC, MP3, AA while Nook supports EPUB, PDF, XLS, DOC, PPT, PPS, TXT, DOCM, XLSM, PPTM, PPSX, PPSM, DOCX, XLX, PPTX, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP, MP3, AAC, and  MP4.   Here Nook Wins.

Nook Color vs Kindle: CPU

Nook features ARM Cortex A8-based Ti OMAP 3621 (800 MHz) and Kindle has the Intel PXA255.  It’s a Draw

Battery Life: Nook Color vs Kindle

There is now a change – Nook purports that its Nook Color can last up to 2 months, on a single charge with the Wi-fi shut off.   We’ll have to wait

Kindle  has a battery life of up to 4 months assuming limited use of a half hour a day – Kindle wins for now.


Dimensions of the Kindle:  191×135×18mm   and  for Nook:  6.5 by 5.0 by 0.47 inches –  so,  now that Nook is compact and more lightweight – well, you decide.

Nook Color vs KindleMemory Capacity

In this category, Nook Color has 8 GB  while the Kindle 3 has 4GB –  in this category, Nook wins the race.

The Nook Vs Kindle Review –   Memory Card Slot

Well, Kindle does not have one while Nook has a Memory card slot (Micro SD) – so  guess who won?

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Nook Color vs Kindle: 3G HSDPA network support

Yes, indeed Kindle 3 has it, while no, the Nook doesn’t.  Therefore, Kindle wins here.

Nook Color vs Kindle: Weight

Weight of Kindle =  8.7 ounces   and  Nook = 7.52 ounces —35 percent lighter than  before.

Nook Vs Kindle Review/Wi-Fi:   Nook has 802.11b/g/n   and  Kindle 3 has 802.11b/g/n (the Same, so it’s a Draw)

Nook Vs Kindle Review: Keyboard

Kindle 3 has a Keyboard  whereas Nook has Touch screen – thus, Kindle wins, in terms of ease of use  (typing)

Nook vs Kindle 3 Review:  Browsing Capability

It’s considered a draw.

Now as to price,  remember Kindle was a lower rate – but now, Nook has nudged ahead by coming down to around $160.

This is a rather big deal.  So in the

Nook Color vs Kindle war

Nook is way ahead now that they’ve come out with a better price.  Special Note:  Users get free Wi-Fi access atAT&T hotspotsnationwide for the Nook Color



Good ereader, has some issues yet.  It was light and very easy to navigate with its touch screen. What happened, however, was that about the 12th day the Nook touchscreen stopped working.  I could ..”   READ MORE

“Great little device – good TOUCHSCREEN interface, clean design & reading screen gets a high grade ..”   READ MORE



Overall Rating for New Nook Color:  4 out of 5 Stars

While Nook Color won the above comparison, if you still desire Kindle 3 here is Kindle 3 with Wi-fi and 3G

For full details or to buy the Nook Color eBook Tablet now, click here. Most orders are eligible for free shipping.

If you prefer to get Kindle 3  then here is Kindle

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