Barnes & Noble Nook WiFi eReader Passes Through FCC Gates; Up for Pre-order Now

May 27, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Some time ago, we all saw the unveiling of Barnes and Noble’s new touchscreen Nook eReader and now its time for something more on that terrain. FCC has officially approved the Nook eBook reader for its WiFi capabilities.

FCC filings refer the Nook as the BNRV300, but all detailing stops there. There is no mention on other specifications of the device. Don’t worry as yet, because Barnes and Noble has released the specifications of the device.

The gadget comes with a 6-inch touchscreen E-Ink display with an 800×600 resolution. The internal memory is 2GB and ample enough. The Nook WiFi also has an additional memory slot for your microSD card. Incorporating WiFi 802.11b/g/n, the device comes with size dimensions of 6.5 x 5.0 x 0.47 inches and weighs only 7.5 ounces. The battery backup is up to 2 months on a single charge with WiFi off.

The Nook also has access to the 2 million titles that Barnes and Noble’s eBook store offers. If you are looking to won this device, let us tell you it is now up for pre-order for $140. Pre–order the Nook WiFi here and you can expect the device to be in your hands on June 10th.  Let us know if you are going for it.

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