Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 released on August, 2016. This is a tablet mainly built for E-book readers. It is using the Nook software to help the Barnes and Noble customers. And also this tablet is co-branded by Barnes and Noble. This is their fifth tablet made along with Samsung.

Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7.

Price of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7

The price of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 is – (based on US market)

  • Price in USA is $140
  • Price in Europe is €124
  • Price in UK is £105
  • Price in India is ₹9300
  • Price in China is ¥ 935

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7

Features Specs
Display 7.0 inches, PLS TFT Display
Screen Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmhallow (Nook Software)
CPU Quad-core Processor 1.3GHz
Memory 1.5GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 8GB
Storage Upgrade 200GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera 5MP with Autofocus
Video recording 720p at 30 fps
Secondary Camera 2MP
Battery 4000mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM
Weight 283gms

Specs and Details of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7


Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 features a 7 inches screen made of PLS TFT display. The screen resolution of the 7 inches screen is 800 x 1280 pixels. The pixel density measured at 216ppi.


Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 powered by a Quad-core processor with 1.3GHz clock speed.

RAM and Storage

The RAM memory is 1.5GB. The internal storage is 8GB and we can add up to 200GB memory through microSD card.


Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 runs Nook Software which is a Barnes and Noble store optimized software. It enhances the E-book reading experience and it enable easy search and navigation in the digital library and purchasing and downloading the E-books from online store.


The rear side of Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 tablet has a 5MP camera with autofocus. The front side has a 2MP camera. The video recording resolution is 720 pixels at the rate of 30 frames per second.


Galaxy Tab A Nook offers a 4000mAh battery. It lasts for around 11 hours of internet browsing.

Other Features and Connectivity

The connectivity features of Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 are WiFi, Bluetooth, GPSm FM turner and microUSB. There is no cellular connectivity in this tablet. So, WiFi and USB tethering are the only options to get internet connectivity. Fingerprint scanner is available and located in the front side.

Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7

As the main purpose of this tablet is E-book reading, the specs are only average level compared to a normal tablets. But, this cuts the price to great extent. The Display is really good with 7 inches screen and 800 pixels resolution. The CPU is good enough for the purpose of E-book searching, buying, downloading and reading. It can also handle regular functions like other tablets at an average level of performance.

The storage is not good as a part of it would go for the operating software. Many users may need an extra SD card, in case they want to store all e-books and apps in the tablet. If they store photos and videos, that would also need more storage than what it offers.

Cameras are just average low level. Most of the people don’t use the cameras in tablets. These cameras in Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 are usable for necessary purposes. But, it won’t be good in quality.

Pros and Cons of Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7


  • Optimized E-book reading with Nook Software
  • Fingerprint Scanner


  • Amazon Kindle Fire 7 price is half the price of Galaxy Tab A Nook 7, make this tablet into a costly choice.

Opinion to Buyers –  Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7

If the main purpose is only to read e-books from the online store, this is one of the choices. Here the price comparison between Amazon Kindle Fire 7 and Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 is subject to the restriction that, both the E-book reading tablets allow only to buy from their stores. So, if you want books from Barnes and Noble, then it is better to go with Samsung Galaxy Tab A Nook 7 even the price is more. Otherwise, Amazon Kindle Fire 7 is the best choice.

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