Staples will start selling Nook Color on May 1

Summary:Barnes & Noble has added another vendor to the list for those carrying the Nook Color.

Barnes & Noble has added another vendor to the list for those carrying the Nook Color. You can pick one up at Staples starting on Sunday, May 1st.

Pricing will remain the same at $249 for the colorized e-book reader when it hits Staples stores nationwide. It will also be available online at

Other Nook devices (i.e. the black and white Wi-Fi and 3G editions) are already available at other superstores like Best Buy and Walmart. However, Staples is the first office superstore to officially sell the Nook Color.

The Android-based device might become a whole lot more enticing once that major upgrade rolls out with support for apps in the new Nook Store as well as Adobe Flash support and Froyo.

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