The Nook Color Tablet has cost $249 since its debut in late 2011. That price is $50 more that the price of its most fierce competitor, the Kindle Fire. Although many people consider the Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet to be a superior device, the Kindle Fire has remained the more popular of the two, probably due to its lower price tag. Now, for a limited time, you can get a Nook Tablet for the same price as the Kindle Fire. This Nook Tablet sale is happening on eBay from today Thursday, February 16 until 12 a.m. on Friday, February 17. If you want to save $50 on the Nook Tablet, all you have to do is type in the coupon code, “CNOOKDEAL” in the appropriate field when you’re purchasing the tablet.
The Nook Tablet specs tend to impress more than the specs of the Kindle Fire. Users note that images on the Nook’s screen tend to appear crisper and more attractive than images on the Kindle Fire screen. If you plan on storing a considerable amount of videos, books, and music on your tablet, the Nook Tablet is a better choice. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory plus a MicroSD slot that allows you to add up to 32 GB of memory. The Kindle Fire comes with a measly 8 GB of memory and 5 GB of complimentary cloud storage space. Additionally, the Nook tablet has a much larger selection of quality children’s books and magazines than the Kindle Fire.
If you’ve decided the Nook Tablet is a better fit for you than the Kindle Fire, now’s the perfect time to purchase it. The $199 sale on eBay only lasts 24 hours, so you’re going to have to act fast. There’s no word yet about whether or not Barnes and Noble has any plans to permanently decrease the price of their flagship tablet. After the sale, the Nook Tablet price will most likely remain $249 for the duration of 2012, with the exception of a few sales here and there.