Lenovo Yoga 8  vs Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ 

Released October, 2013

Lenovo Yoga 8

  • 8"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi 3G
  • Android 4.2
Front view of Lenovo Yoga 8
The display simply looks gorgeous with vibrant color and plenty of contrast to show off those deep blacks.
by TechRadar (Jun, 2014)
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Released November, 2012

Barnes and Noble Nook HD+

  • 9"
  • 32 GB
  • WiFi
  • Android 4.0
Front view of Barnes and Noble Nook HD+
Thanks to its high-resolution screen, text in books is crisp and clean whether in Google Books or the Nook’s own book app.
by c|net (Nov, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Lenovo Yoga 8

Reasons to consider the
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Much longer battery life 18 hour vs 10 hour 80% longer battery life; surf the web longer without having to plug in
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Has a webcam 1.6 MP vs None Most tablets have a webcam; Video chat with other people
Has a rear camera 5 MP vs None Most tablets have a rear camera; Can be used like a point-and-shoot camera
Has a light sensor Yes vs No Somewhat common; Automatically adjust screen brightness for environmental factors
Much more expandable storage 2,048 GB (SDXC) vs 32 GB 64x more maximum capacity
Has a GPS Yes vs No Somewhat common; Get directions and navigation, geotag photos
Supports 3G Yes vs No Somewhat common; be online anywhere that has cell coverage
Significantly thinner 7.6 mm vs 11.5 mm Around 35% thinner
Lighter 399 g vs 515 g Around 25% lighter
Smaller 213.4 x 144.8 x 7.6 mm vs 162.8 x 240.3 x 11.5 mm Around 50% smaller
Newer Oct, 2013 vs Nov, 2012 Release date a year later
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Much newer operating system Android 4.0 vs Android 4.2 Newer android OS; Get all the latest features and apps with a more recent version
Supports Adobe Flash Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Bigger screen 9" vs 8" Around 15% bigger screen
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1280 vs 1280 x 800 Around 2.5x higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 256 ppi vs 188 ppi More than 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Has an open source operating system Yes (Android 4.0) vs No (Android) Somewhat common; Allows you the freedom to use your tablet however you like
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster

Features Key features of the Yoga 8  vs Nook HD+ 

screen resolution

Yoga 8
1280 x 800
Nook HD+
1920 x 1280

memory

Yoga 8
1 GB
Nook HD+
1 GB

CPU Cores

Yoga 8
Quad core
Nook HD+
Dual core

CPU Frequency

Yoga 8
1.2 GHz
Nook HD+
1.5 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

display

Yoga 8  vs
Nook HD+ 
Size 8" 9"
Technology TFT LCD IPS LCD
Resolution 1280 x 800 1920 x 1280
PPI 188 ppi 256 ppi

network

Wi-Fi
802.11n
802.11g
802.11b
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
Supports 3G Yes No

processor

Cores Quad core Dual core
Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz

sensors

Has a GPS Yes No
Has a light sensor Yes No

storage

Yoga 8  vs
Nook HD+ 
Internal storage 32 GB 32 GB
RAM capacity 1 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD
Maximum capacity 2,048 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Adobe flash support No Yes
Webcam 1.6 MP None
Rear camera 5 MP None

ports

Has a headphone jack Yes Yes

form factor

Weight 399 g 515 g
Size 213.4 x 144.8 x 7.6 mm 162.8 x 240.3 x 11.5 mm
Thickness 7.6 mm 11.5 mm
Battery life 18 hour 10 hour
Lenovo Yoga 8
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