Some Barnes & Noble NOOK HD reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “Whistles, its sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice for reading books” and gave this tablet a score of 70 out of 100. Cnet.com.au wrote on expert website CNET.com.au five years ago “The Nook HD is light, comfortable” in their review of this tablet and gave this tablet a score of 70 out of 100. Cnet.com.au also said “The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines”.
Some Barnes & Noble NOOK HD reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD had a good interface. Expert review site Computershopper.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review “The Nook HD's high-resolution display and friendly interface are high points”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Attractive and simple interface”. Expert review site Channelpro.co.uk mentioned in their review “A sharp screen, intelligently designed interface and a smattering of unique features can’t compensate for an abject, half-empty app storeRating” .
A few customers thought it had a good experience. Pcmag.com mentioned in their Barnes & Noble NOOK HD review on expert website PC Mag “A great 9-inch tablet experience is as much about content as it is about hardware”. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review of this tablet “Excellent reading experience in ebooks, comics” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Expert website Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of the Barnes & Noble NOOK HD “Strong parental controls, Barnes & Noble's Nook HD+ provides a superior tablet reading experience” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
Three customers who reviewed this tablet mentioned that it was easy to use. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review four years ago “Simple to use” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Of all the plastic tablets out there, its by far the most enjoyable to use”. Expert website Mobiletechreview.com mentioned “Non-techies will likely learn how to use it quickly” .