Barnes & Noble has announced yesterday that they will start shipping the Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets later this week. Customers that have pre-ordered the devices online or in the stores will receive the product first. The tablet will be arriving in stores in shelves at retailers like Target, Walmart, and Best Buy later this week.
The Nook HD has a 1.3GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, and high-resolution screen (1440×900) and the 9-inch Nook HD+ has a 1.5GHz processor.
The Nook HD comes in Snow and Smoke colors and is priced at $199 (8GB) and $229 (16GB). The HD+ version is available in a Slate color and costs $269 (16GB) and $299 (32GB).