Barnes & Noble Nook Touch Size Comparison

I did this yesterday for Kobo.

Today is Barnes & Noble’s turn. I’ve arranged them by height:

Amazon Kindle 3: 7.5″ x 4.8″ x 0.335″ – 8.5-8.7 oz
Kobo Reader: 7.24″ x 4.72″ x 0.393″ – 7.795 oz
Sony Reader Touch 2: 6.62″ x 4.75″ x 0.4″ – 7.58 oz
Kobo eReader Touch: 6.5″ x 4.5″ x 0.4″ – 7.1 oz
Barnes & Noble Nook Touch: 6.5″ x 5.0″ x 0.47″ – 7.48 oz
Sony Reader Pocket: 6.25″ x 4.25″ x 0.41″ – 7.6 oz
Sony Reader Pocket 2: 5.75″ x 4.12″ x 0.34″ – 5.47 oz

The new Nook is the widest of all of them!

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5 responses to “Barnes & Noble Nook Touch Size Comparison

  1. Timothy Wilhoit

    …and 0.47 inches thick. Am I missing something or is there no dictionary lookup, highlights or notes on this thing?

    • mikecane

      I just posted their demo video. There’s dictionary lookup. No mention of notes or highlighting or even bookmarks. But there must be bookmarks. I think whatever Nook has had to date is also in this new one. I don’t, however, see screen rotation listed anywhere. The new Kobo Touch had that.

      • Timothy Wilhoit

        There is no screen rotation. You would think that they would mention the dictionary lookup on their website…I’m not seeing it.

      • mikecane

        Check out the video. And in the slides Lynch showed at the intro, there was a Look Up screen showing a word definition.

      • Timothy Wilhoit

        I see that it does…I just don’t see any mention of it on the features.

        I had to chuckle at the “thinness!” remark on the video. It’s 0.2″ thinner than the old one…not particularly thin!

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