B&N shows off new Nook Tablet (photos) Summary: Barnes & Noble tries to stay competitive with Amazon by showing off its new lineup of ereaders. By Andy Smith | November 7, 2011 -- 08:18 GMT (00:18 PST) Previous | Next Image 11 of 18 And the new Nook tablet will cost $249. That's $50 more than the Kindle Fire. Photos by Sara Tew, CNET Topic: Amazon Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.