Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) has announced that they are offering major discounts for the Nook HD and Nook HD+ for a one-week sale for Mother’s day. Starting today through May 12 (Mother’s Day), the 7-inch Nook HD will be available starting at $149 (8GB) and the 9-inch Nook HD+ will cost $179 (16GB). Outside of the sale, the Nook HD retails for $199 and the Nook HD+ for $269. The memory on both of these tablets can be expanded through a microSD expansion slot. If you want to get your hands on one these tablets, you can buy them through Barnes & Nobles’ retail locations, nook.com, Target retail stores, and Best Buy retail stores.
Earlier this week, Barnes & Noble expanded their catalog of reading and entertainment with Google Play on the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Customers will now be able to access over 700,000 Android apps and games along with songs, movies, and TV shows. Google search, Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps are now built in to the NOOK HD and HD+
“In recognition that the best gift for Mother’s Day is now even better, we’re proud to offer this special limited-time offer for our award-winning 7- and 9-inch tablets,” stated president of NOOK Media Jamie Iannone. “NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ are not only beautifully designed, lightweight devices with stunning displays, they now offer customers the most reading and entertainment content we’ve ever offered, at the best prices ever.”