After Hours

NOOKcolor Teardown

Cracking open the NOOKcolor

In November 2010, Barnes & Noble began shipping the NOOKcolor e-book reader. The NOOKcolor offers a 7-inch color screen, touch-screen interface, Wi-Fi support, and runs Android 2.1.

Follow along as I crack open the NOOKcolor for a look at the hardware inside.

Check out the 2010 Amazon Kindle and Kindle DX in these cracking open galleries:

Amazon Kindle DX (Graphite) Teardown

Amazon Kindle Graphite (3G+Wi-Fi) 2010 Teardown

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler


Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...