(Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc on Wednesday launched two new high-definition tablets in its latest effort to compete with Amazon.
While both companies offer a range of devices, the following is a comparison of the Kindle Fire HD and the Nook HD +, plus Apple Inc’s more expensive iPad Wi-Fi.
Nook HD+ (9-inch screen) : $269 Kindle Fire GD (8.9-inch screen): $299 iPad: $499
Nook HD+: 16 gigabytes ($299 for 32 GB) Kindle Fire HD: 16 gigabytes iPad: 16 gigabytes
Nook: 18.2 oz. Kindle: 20 oz. iPad: 23 oz.
Nook: 1920 by 1280 Kindle Fire: 1920 by 1200 iPad: 2048 by 1536
Reporting by Brad Dorfman; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn