Barnes And Noble To Offer Video Service, New Nooks
Barnes & Noble plans to launch a video service this fall that will allow users to buy and watch movies and TV shows on their mobile devices. The company has also announced a new HD Nook, available in two sizes.
The new service will be called Nook Video will feature titles from major studios including HBO, Sony Pictures, Viacom and Warner Brothers. Users will be able to download videos and view them on Barnes & Noble’s Nook tablets and other devices with the Nook Video app – which is currently in the works.
Barnes & Noble is rolling out two new Nook tablets with hardware upgrades and a sharper high-definition screen. Nook HD will come in two sizes - a 7-inch screen starting at $199, and one with a 9-inch screen called the Nook HD+ for $269.
More information on the Nook can be found here.