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Barnes & Noble BNTV400 NOOK HD Tablet with 8GB Memory - Smoke

alaTest has collected and analyzed 190 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the touch screen and responsiveness are generally positive. The portability and screen also get good feedback, but the camera and reliability get less positive views. The storage and build quality get mixed comments.

usability, screen, portability, responsiveness, touch screen

features, reliability, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Barnes & Noble BNTV400 NOOK HD Tablet with 8GB Memory - Smoke is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by:

Great product kides can use easly also


Very easy to use good product. My three year old can even use it very easily and it has time limits so he can only play for time Dad allows. works great for everything I need also.This product is... responsive touch screen, Good sound quality, easy to...

Like the profiles for kids can set time limits and what they use


Consumer review by:

Great upgrade


Love the new screen, color, and size. Speed great. Only complaint is the desktop. Everything shows up and you have to keep arranging and deleting things to keep it from getting too busy. Also shelves are hard to find and set up. Original was better...

Fantastic color

New library not as user friendly

Consumer review by:

Love it


Love all nooks they are the best . Great choice . Glad I purchased it. Like 7inch sizeThis product is... responsive touch screen, easy to set up, Variety of apps available, A nice compact size, Comfortable to holdAbout me... Parent with kids

Easy light

All good


Consumer review by:

Fantastic for books, screen, and ease of use


The Barnes & Noble Nook is awesome, and great deal!This product is... easy to set up, Great screen sizeAbout me... Technology guru, Business Professional

Consumer review by:

This is a wonderful value


This device by itself is okay and will probably work for most folk, however, even with some of the tweaks this system still feels sluggish. That said if your will to load CM10.2 onto this device then you'll be amazed at how well this device runs.I have...

You can load CM10.2 onto the device

Stock OS is ICS

Consumer review by:

Just what I needed


I love everything about my nook. I wanted some thing for apps and reading and this can't be beat. it's doesn't allow .wma or .mp4 video format, but that's the only down sideThis product is... responsive touch screen, Good sound quality, easy to set up,...

Ease of use, battery life

video formatting

Consumer review by:

Great for downloading books


I was looking for a nook without camera so that I could take it to work and be able to use it during my lunch break. It is a great product so it fit the bill perfectly. Also, it was easy to transfer my book purchases on my broken Nook to my new Nook...

does not have camera so I can take to work and use

Consumer review by:

Great Nook..


Overall this is a great E-reader. The battery life is not the greatest but was expected considering that it is in my opinion a small tablet.This product is... responsive touch screen, Good sound quality, easy to set up, Variety of apps available, Easy...

Easy to use, easy to set up, great setting features

Short battery life if using WiFi

Consumer review by:

Great tablet!


I bought the Nook tablet then upgraded to the Nook HD. I bought 3 of them. My girls ages 7 and 9 love their Nook HD tablet. And I love mine!This product is... responsive touch screen, Good sound quality, easy to set up, lightning fast, Variety of apps...

Easy set up, good price, google play

Would like to be able to save apps to sd card

Consumer review by:

Great Product... Love the use as a tablet!


Great combination ereader and tablet. We love that you can read and play gamesThis product is... Easy to navigateAbout me... Parent with kids

Ease of use