Samsung to Develop Nook Tablets for Barnes & Noble

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Samsung and Barnes & Noble have announced that Samsung will be developing the next version of Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets. The tablets will be Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 devices customized with Nook software.

The move gives Barnes & Noble a technology partner to compete with Amazon and its Kindle Fire line. A 7-inch version of the new Samsung Galaxy 4 Nook tablets will be introduced in August. The tablets will be sold at Barnes & Noble stores and online at bn.com. Specs and pricing for the tablets has not yet been announced.

Michael P. Huseby, ceo of Barnes & Noble, Inc., says in a statement, "We are very excited and proud to partner with Samsung, a world-class technology and tablet leader, to create customized co-branded devices featuring our valuable NOOK reading experience and digital content catalog for Barnes & Noble customers nationwide."

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Posted on June 6, 2014

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