Price Cut: Barnes & Noble Will Charge Less for Nook Tablet

The price cuts are the latest salvo in the ongoing tablet wars

   

Monday is off to a good start for Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS). The bookseller has announced price cuts to its e-reader tablet that will make consumers happy, while delivering a kick in the shins to archenemy Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Here’s a rundown of Barnes & Noble’s new pricing structure for Nook tablets.

  • Nook Color:  $149; was $169
  • Nook Tablet (8-gigabyte): Starts at $179; was $199
  • Nook Tablet (16-gigabyte): Starts at $199; was $249

The price cuts — the latest salvo in the tablet wars — mean the less expensive model of the Nook tablet now retails for $20 less than Amazon’s 8-gigabyte Kindle Fire.

As far as tablets go, Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad is still the market’s best-seller.


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