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Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight Now Available for Low Price

October 02, 2012

Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight Now Available for Low Price

By Meenakshi Shankar
TMCnet Contributor

Barnes & Noble is a company specializing in eReading products. NOOK is a digital brand, and its growth is now further bolstered by making NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight now available for the low price of just $119.

NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight comes with a power adapter at no additional cost and features a long lasting battery life with over one month of reading on a single charge with the light on or over two months with GlowLight off.

“At just $119, our high-quality, top-rated NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is an unbeatable value for customers who are seeking an unparalleled, ad-free reading experience that goes from bed to beach, day or night,” Jamie Iannone, president of Digital Products at Barnes & Noble said in a statement.

“NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is the first Reader to hit the market with built-in illumination for reading in the dark and includes a power adapter for quick and easy charging. NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is fully stocked at Barnes & Noble stores and leading retailers and available today for customers to enjoy our best-in-class digital reading experience and robust content catalog at an unbelievable price,” Iannone added.

NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is noted as a versatile reader created  to address the ability to read in the dark in bed and avoid disrupting others. NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight doubles as the ideal reading device for outdoors, featuring a revolutionary built-in screen protector offering paper-like reading with no glare, even in bright sunlight.

The company’s exclusive Best-Text technology with adjustable fonts optimizes each letter, so words are crisp and clear. Customers can touch to look up words, highlight passages and customize their reading experience by adjusting the font size and style, and experience lightning-fast page turns by swiping or using the device’s contoured physical buttons. The device can hold up to 1,000 NOOK Books and more content using expandable memory.

NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight turns on instantly and adjusts with just a touch, and its under seven ounces.

Barnes & Noble is a retailer of content, digital media and educational products operates 689 bookstores in 50 states. The company recently announced that its NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Simple Touch GlowLight - are on sale for the first time in the UK, ahead of the Christmas shopping season.

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Edited by Brooke Neuman

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