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Cracking Open the 2011 Barnes & Noble Nook e-book reader (Wi-Fi)

Cracking Open the 2011 Nook: Box contents

The 2011 NOOK has the following technical specifications:

  • Processor: 800MHz Texas Instruments OMAP 3
  • Internal Storage: 2GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD card slot (supports up to 32GB card)
  • Display: 6" Pearl e-ink screen with Neonode zForce touchscreen
  • Battery: 3.7V 1530mAh, 5.66Wh Li-Ion (up to two months of battery life)
  • Ports: Micro USB
  • Operating system: Andriod 2.1 (modified - no support for Andriod apps)
  • Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi

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About 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...

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