Barnes and Noble has outsourced their tablet business to Samsung and every year the bookseller releases a seven inch and ten inch model. This summer the Barnes and Noble Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook was released and many people were attracted to this model because of the low price. This year, Barnes and Noble is seriously evaluating the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 that just went on sale in the United States.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A features a 10.1 inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200. It also comes with the S-Pen, which will allow people to take notes, make highlights and annotations.
Underneath the hood is Exynos 7870 processor with eight ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores and Mali-T830 graphics. There is also 3GB of RAM, 802.11ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0. It has a 7,300 mAh battery that should be good for up to 13 hours of battery life and a MicroSD with the ability to expand the memory to 256GB.
This tablet will be available on October the 28th for $350 and if Barnes and Noble does start selling it, they should put a price of around $299.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and Verge.