Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Puts Barnes & Noble’s e-Reader on a Samsung Tablet

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The struggling Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader will live on, but in a different form.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NookBarnes & Noble has teamed up with Samsung to create a co-branded 7-inch tablet, the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, in August. It will be a fully-functional version of the recently-released Galaxy Tab 4 that also comes with Barnes & Noble’s customized Nook software to provide access to over 3 million digital books, magazines, and newspapers.

Barnes & Noble will continue to offer its inexpensive Nook GlowLight, a backlit e-ink reader, and support its media on other tablets, including the Apple iPad. By relying on Samsung’s tablet expertise, Barnes & Noble can focus on delivering Nook Media content, sales of which have also been lagging in recent years.

Samsung and Barnes & Noble did not disclose pricing information for the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook.


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