Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablets announced

Samsung and Barnes & Noble (B&N) have come together to announce their very first line of co-branded tablets, which they will be calling the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. Last year, B&N decided to stop stop manufacturing its own tablets, but promised to keep the Nook brand alive thanks to “world-class hardware partners.” Well, it turns out that Samsung is one of those partners.

The first Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet (pictured on the left) is expected to be released in the US in August, and seems to be based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 which is currenttly sold for $199.99. The device will offer customized Nook software, providing “easy access to Barnes & Noble’s expansive digital collection of more than three million books, leading magazines and newspapers.” Customers will be able to find Galaxy Tab 4 Nook slates at Barnes & Nobles bookstores across the US, as well as online at
“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. Standing behind these great new devices will be the power of our 40,000 Barnes & Noble booksellers combined with our deep bookselling and retail expertise to provide sales support and personalized in-store customer service for our lineup of new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook products,” said Michael P. Huseby, CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc.
It’s not clear how much the first Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet will cost, but we are sure Barnes & Noble will continue offering a decent price in order to win over customers.

source - Yahoo Finance | Ars Technica |

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