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Barnes & Noble has taken delivery of close to three million Nook Color e-book readers from its production partner, according to an estimate by sources from the Nook Color supply chain.

With a clear differentiation to Apple's iPads in display size, targeted market and pricing, the Nook Color, priced at US$249, has actually taken up over 50% of the iPad-like market in the North America market, indicated the sources.
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Dang, that's news to me. I mean, I knew that the nook color was great, but I didn't realize it was doing that well.
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I wonder how many times honeycomb has been hacked onto one.
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I didnt even know these existed, I want this now not a kindle.
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Family member has one. And in all honesty, it's pretty terrible. As a color e-reader it's fine. Beyond that, it's pretty bad. No one here would appreciate it unless you're into rooting Android devices, and even then, performance is nonexistent. This thing has got nothing on any other mainstream tablet (ipad, Xoom, etc).
 
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the thing is quite a bargain for 250, or even 200 if u got it on ebay that one day, mine was running honeycomb and now im running cm7 nightly's. Heck of a bargain.

Heres a vid of mine running HC:



song is terrible btw lol
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Originally Posted by MaxFTW View Post
I didnt even know these existed, I want this now not a kindle.
for reading books its still worse than a kindle (not to mention almost twice the price). screen is harder to look at, battery life is much worse, bigger & heavier, no keyboard & less usability features.

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Heres a vid of mine running HC:

song is terrible btw lol
then why did you put it in the video?
& yes i agree, terrible music.
Edited by pale_neon - 3/31/11 at 3:25pm
    
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post #9 of 9
My dad has one, I put honeycomb on it for him.. its still not very good. I mean for the price the performance isnt bad but if it was any more expensive, no ty.
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