Barnes & Noble enters the e-reader fray with the Nook, described by PW Daily as "an unusual dual screen digital reader—it has a six-inch grayscale E-Ink display with a full-color backlit touch-control screen situated just below—that raises the ante on E-Ink devices. The Nook offers a virtual keyboard, two GB of internal memory with expandable (16 gig) SD card and five different fonts."
The Nook goes on sale at B&N stores and the website sometime at the end of November, just in time for the holidays. PW reports that the price will be $259, the same cost as Amazon's Kindle 2.
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