Barnes & Noble Releasing 8GB Nook Tablet On February 22

Posted Feb 20, 2012

Barnes & Noble is getting ready to launch an 8GB tablet on February 22nd. The current Nook tablet costs $50 more than the Kindle Fire. According to documentation leaked to The Verge, the upcoming 8GB Nook tablet appears to be the same as the current $249 tablet, but with less storage space. The less storage space indicates that Barnes & Noble will match the $200 price point that the Kindle Fire uses. The documentation revealed that Walmart will be selling the device starting at 12:01AM on Wednesday Feb. 22nd.