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Manufacturer: Barnes & Noble
Screen Size: looks like about 3 or 4 by 7 or 8
Screen Type: touch
Android Version: proprietary
Back Camera: no
Front Camera: no
Pros: All of these are about the reader- easy to buy books, good battery life while reading, screen is easy to adjust, the dictionary lookup is surprisingly useful - direct connect into wikipedia if not internal dict. Music quality good thru headphones. Music plays during reading, or just asleep.
Cons: touch screen control is very bad on the web, and not just flash. DSLR forums too. Public books like Gutenberg are hard to navigate, Single external speaker for music very bad, music controls very bad. Just like controls for pictures, very frustrating, proprietary system is locked up, user unfriendly importing books from the public library. Customer service bad, In short, they like to keep you locked in to the B&N store. When i asked why i didn't get my 10% member discount when buying a book, they replied that they felt that E-Books are already so cheap, they don't need to.
Review: good to read B&N bought books, everything else is an adventure trying to get it right.
PS: i got the music player to respond correctly to skip a song finally.