Springs Electronics via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Barnes & Noble NOOK 7" 16GB HD WiFi Tablet in White (pictured) or Black, model no. BNTV400, for $84.99 with free shipping. That's $5 below our January refurb mention, $24 below the lowest total price we could find for an open box tablet today, and the best price we've seen for this 16GB NOOK. It features a 7" 1440x900 HD display, dual-core 1.3GHz processor, 802.11n wireless, 16GB internal memory, microSD card slot, and MP3 audio and MP4 video playback. A 90-day Barnes & Noble warranty applies.
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