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NOOKcolor Reader Tablet is ‘People’s Choice’

NOOKcolor, the first full-colour touch screen Reader’s Tablet has won the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Barnes & Noble announced the device won with more than 60 percent of the 5,000 votes, showing its revolutionary design and specific entertainment function appeals to the masses.

The Last Gadget Standing competition had selected 200 of the hottest new gadgets on show at CES, and the NOOKcolor was selected by a panel of experts as a top ten finalist before it won first prize.

“This recognition is further testament to the innovative product we’ve created that delivers the ultimate reading experience,” said Jamie Iannone, Barnes & Noble president of digital products.

“It’s clear that people are excited to read everything they love – books, magazines, newspapers, kids books and more.”

More about NOOKcolor

NOOK is a brand of eReading products designed by Barnes & Noble, with the aim to make it as easy as possible to read whatever you want wherever you are.

With NOOK, users can access Barnes and Noble’s NOOKbook Store of more than two million digital books, with the ability to enjoy these across a variety of devices.

NOOKcolor has a seven inch VividView Colour Touchscreen for easy to read viewing of your favourite titles, and if you enjoy reading a book, the NOOK 3G and NOOK WI-FI aim to mimic the experience with paper-like viewing.

eReaders on the Market

There are many different affordable eReaders on the market which can offer a similar viewing experience to the NOOKcolor.

The Sony PRS350P.CE7E-Reader for example features a touch screen with the option to change to different size fonts, and has an internal dictionary.

While the IRIVER STORYIRIVER STORY 6 INCH E-BOOK READER provides 600×800 Pixels viewing with a tilt mechanism to make it more comfortable to read at any angle.


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