Nook Tablet Demo Video

In a move to gain some attention in advance of Amazon’s Kindle Fire release next week, Barnes & Noble announced a new Nook device today called the Nook Tablet. It includes lots of eReading features, as well as Netflix and Hulu Plus movie streaming, and music streaming from third party services including Pandora.

An updated version of the Nook Color, the selling points of the device are an HD screen, its large memory and the fact that it weighs less than a pound. Above is Barnes & Noble’s video demo of the new $249 tablet, which ships next week.