Among the multitude of Android tablets that have been released, or are about to be this year, the Nook Color has managed to achieve impressive sales and spark a cult following. (Since its release in November 2010, it has reportedly sold 3 million units.)
The Nook Color is marketed by the bricks-'n'-mortar Barnes & Noble bookstore chain as an e-reader. This is despite the fact that it features several tablet attributes, including Web browsing. It runs on a customized version of Android 2.2 ("Froyo").
Several companies are vying for a piece of the Android tablet market this year. Yet, as audacious as this sounds, here are six reasons why the Nook Color is already the best Android tablet you can buy now... and three things that should be added to the next version.