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    Several weeks after Amazon took the wraps off its Kindle Fire HD lineup, Barnes & Noble Nook HD 7-inch tablet comes to us. In our hands on with the Nook HD, might have the best screen on a 7-inch tablet to date. Here we’d like to share some Nook HD hands-on review as well as some video playback tips for this 7” tablet.

    By any measure, Barnes & Noble was a pioneer in the 7-inch Android tablet space. The Nook Color, and later the Nook Tablet, sold better than any other Android tablet. Granted, that isn't saying much. With the Nook HD, Barnes & Noble hopes to build on its success by building the thinnest, most powerful, highest resolution 7-inch tablet on the market.

    Screen Size and Display
    Nook HD has 1440 x 900 pixel resolution, 243 PPI (pixels per inch), supports 720p. Fully laminated screen with no air gaps reduces glare and provides extra-wide viewing angles.

    8 and 16GB Add up to 32GB5 with microSD memory card

    Battery Life
    Up to 10.5 hours of reading and Up to 9.5 hours of video

    1.3 GHz Dual-Core, OMAP 4470; 8GB: 512MB RAM, 16GB: 1GB RAM

    Universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack, Charging port, Expandable microSD slot, HDMI port, Dual stereo speakers

    Operating Software
    Custom-designed Android Ice Cream Sandwich

    Though there are a lot of features missing from the new B&N tablets, you must not forget how cheap the tablets are. They’re lacking front and rear cameras, so if you love video chatting, then the B&N tablets may not be for you. But if having access your e-mail account, internet browsing and movie enjoyment is all you need, then look no further.

    Nook HD comes with the 1440 x 900 pixel resolution and Dual-Core processor is powerful enough to allow you to watch 720p HD videos on it with high screen resolution. First of all, let’s learn the Nook HD supported files types and then get some video playback tips.

    Nook HD Supported File Types
    Audio: MP4, M4A, 3GP, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AMR
    Video: MP4, 3GP, WEBM, AVI
    Gallery pictures: JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP

    Although the Nook HD is a nice media player for you, you will encounter some video playback problems due to its native format limit. So, how to get rid of the problem and let you play any video on Nook HD freely? Well, we’ve figured out the solution.

    You can get the Nook HD Video Converter (or you can get the Mac version) to convert your movie files to Nook HD most compatible format like MP4 and adjust the video/audio settings for smooth playback on Nook HD. This video converter is the best program for you to batch convert 1080p/720p videos including but not limit to MKV, VOB, WMV, FLV, F4V, MPG, MTS, M2TS, MOV, TiVo, etc.

    1. You can learn more about the video converter for Nook HD from Brorsoft Video Converter.

    2. For Blu-ray, DVD movie lovers, you’d better get this top all-in-one video convert app Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate to convert Blu-ray, DVD as well as HD videos at the same time.

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