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    Key Features

    • Breakthrough E Ink display - 25% faster than any other eReader
    • Best-Text, ultra-crisp, reads just like paper - even in bright sun
    • Longest battery life - read for up to 2 months based on 1 hour of daily reading
    • Over 2.5 million books, get them in seconds with built-in Wi-Fi
    • No annoying ads
    • Always free NOOK support in-store
    • Borrow books from your public library
    nook's easy-to read Ink display is more like a traditional book than a computer screen. With no glare or backlight, and adjustable text size, you can read comfortably hours.
    nook makes it easy to bookmark, highlight passages, or make notes - plus, look up words mid-sentence using the built-in dictionary. Use reading now, your virtual bookmark, to bring you back to the last book you've read, right where you left off.

    Product Features

    • World's best reading screen
      Breakthrough E Ink display for the best just-like-paper reading - even in bright sun - with Best-Text technology that produces super-sharp fonts. Hands down, it's the best reader.
    • Longest battery life
      With the longest battery life, you can read for over 2 months on just one charge. That's enough time to start and finish a lot of great stories - or an entire series.
    • Easiest-to-use 6" touchscreen
      Simply touch, and NOOK takes care of the rest. Open your book, make the type bigger, look up words, organize your library, lend a book or shop for new titles - it's all so easy.
    • Fastest reader
      25% faster than any other reader. Quick page turns, fast browsing, get to your latest read with just a tap. Download new books instantly via Wi-Fi - usually in under 10 seconds.
    • Read your way
      Make the text bigger or choose the font you like. Enjoy your favorite reading in your favorite way.
    • World's largest bookstore
      Over 2.5 million titles - new releases, bestsellers - sample for free. NOOK Daily Find offers a great book at a great price, plus Free Fridays titles. Try popular magazines & newspapers free.
    • Ultra-light, ultra-portable
      NOOK is lighter than a paperback (under 7.5 ounces) and super thin, yet holds up to 1,000 books, magazines, and newspapers - so it's easy to take your entire library with you anywhere.
    • Borrow public library books
      Over 2.5 million NOOK Books not enough? NOOK lets you borrow books in the universally accepted ePub format - so you can borrow and read eBooks from your local library!
    • Expert recommendations
      From hot new releases to up-and-coming authors, get expert recommendations from 40,000 booksellers.
    • No annoying ads
      Reading time is your time and you don't want to be interrupted. NOOK lets you immerse yourself in your books, magazines, and newspapers without being distracted by annoying ads that appear in other readers.
    • Free Wi-Fi
      NOOK connects via thousands of Wi-Fi networks, including free access at all Barnes & Noble stores and more than 24,000 AT&T hotspots, like cafes, hotels, and restaurants nationwide.
    • Personalized reading experience
      Create a reading experience that you can truly call your own. Select one of screensavers or upload your own picture. Arrange books on library shelves you name yourself. Even add bookmarks and highlight passages.
    • NOOK keeps your place
      NOOK Reading App syncs the last page you've read across your NOOK, smartphone or computer - so you can read what you love, anywhere you like.
    • Share with NOOK Friends
      Connect with friends and share recommendations about the books you love on Facebook and Twitter, or swap books with LendMe. Check out your friends' ratings and reviews, and let them inspire you.
    • Get the NOOK look
      Wide selection of accessories is exclusively designed for fashion, fit and function. Keep your NOOK safe and stylish with designer cases and totes, plus must-haves like screen protectors, car adapters & more.

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    NOOK Comparison Chart(1)

    Screen Quality
    600 x 800 600 x 800 1440 x 900 1920 x 1280
    Perfect just-like-paper reading with no glare in bright sun Perfect just-like-paper reading with no glare in bright sun Displays HD @ 720p Displays Full HD @ 1080p
    167 pixels per inch 167 pixels per inch 243 pixels per inch 256 pixels per inch
    Specs
    Screen Size 6" 6" 7" 9"
    Height 165.4 mm 165.4 mm 194 mm 240 mm
    Width 126.6 mm 126.6 mm 127 mm 163 mm
    Depth 12.0 mm 12.0 mm 11 mm 11 mm
    Weight1 197 gms 212 gms 315 g 515 g
    Supported File Types
    ePub5, PDF ePub5, PDF Reader/Other: PDF, ePUB, DRP, ePIB, FOLIO, OFIP, CBZ, TXT, RTF, XLS, DOC, PPT, PPS, PPSX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, LOG, CSV, EML, ZIP Reader/Other: PDF, ePUB, DRP, ePIB, FOLIO, OFIP, CBZ, TXT, RTF, XLS, DOC, PPT, PPS, PPSX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, LOG, CSV, EML, ZIP
    Graphic: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP Graphic: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP Audio: MP4, M4A, 3GP, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AMR
    Video: MP4, 3GP, WEBM
    Gallery (pictures): JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
    Audio: MP4, M4A, 3GP, AAC, MP3, FLAC, WAV, OGG, AMR
    Video: MP4, 3GP, WEBM
    Gallery (pictures): JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
    Battery Life
    Read for over one month on a single charge with GlowLight on (based on a half hour of daily reading time)
    Read for over two months (based on a half hour of daily reading time)
    2
    Read for over two months (based on a half hour of daily reading)2 Up to 10.5 hours of reading2 Up to 10 hours of reading2
    Up to 9 hours of video3 Up to 9 hours of video3
    Processor
    Single-Core Single-Core Dual-Core Dual-Core
    800 MHz 800 MHz 1.3 GHz OMAP4470 1.5 GHz OMAP4470
    Other Features
    Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n) Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n) Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n) Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n)
    Audio Dual stereo speakers, SRS TruMedia™ Dual stereo speakers, SRS TruMedia™
    Bluetooth No No
    Yes
    Yes
    Fully Laminated Screen No No
    Yes
    Yes
    Email & Web Browsing No No
    Yes
    Yes
    Parental Controls
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Word, Excel and PowerPoint Support No No
    Yes
    Yes
    Ad-Free Experience
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Connectors
    MicroUSB connector charges your battery and connects to your computer MicroUSB connector charges your battery and connects to your computer Charging port Charging port
    Universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack Universal 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
    Expandable microSD slot4 Expandable microSD slot4 Expandable microSD slot4 Expandable microSD slot4
    In the Box
    NOOK® Simple Touch GlowLight™ NOOK®
    Simple Touch
    NOOK® HD Tablet NOOK® HD+ Tablet
    Cable microUSB Cable microUSB Cable Charging cable Charging cable
    Quick Start Guide
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Rechargeable battery (installed)
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Power Adapter
    Yes
    Yes
    Yes
    Built-in anti-glare screen protector
    Yes
    1. 1 Actual Size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
    2. 2 Battery life depends on device settings, usage and many other factors. Actual results may vary. With wireless off and power save mode on.
    3. 3 With wireless off and power save mode on.
    4. 4 microSD™ or microSDHC™ memory cards sold separately. microSD and microSDHC are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC.
    General
    Product Type
    eBook reader
    Display
    Type
    6" monochrome E Ink
    Resolution
    800 x 600
    Colour Depth
    4-bit (16 grey levels)
    Touchscreen
    Yes
    Memory
    Storage
    2 GB
    Total User Available Memory
    1.25 GB
    Supported Flash Memory Cards
    microSD, microSDHC
    Max Supported Capacity
    32 GB
    Communications
    Wireless Connectivity
    802.11b/g/n
    EBook Reader
    Supported Text Formats
    EPUB, PDF
    Supported Still Image Formats
    BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG
    Input Device
    Type
    Touch-screen
    Software
    Preloaded Software
    Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Eleventh Edition
    Expansion and Connectivity
    Expansion Slots
    1 x microSDHC
    Interfaces
    1 x Micro-USB
    Battery
    Recharge Time
    3.5 hour(s)
    Miscellaneous
    Cables Included
    1 x micro-USB to USB cable
    Dimensions & Weight
    Width
    12.7 cm
    Depth
    1.19 cm
    Height
    16.5 cm
    Weight
    212 g
    Manufacturer Warranty
    Service & Support Details
    Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year
    • Barnes & Noble nook Simple Touch
    • Micro-USB to USB cable
    Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 101 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Nook Simple e-reader Great product bought at a reduced price and so incredible value. Easy to use, easy to carry and a great incentive to read more. Highly recommend 26 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by great buy I bought the Nook for my dad for his birthday,as I already have one ,they are easy to use,and the free books are quite easy to download. 07 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Brilliant reader Excellent value. Much better than alternative readers. Very easy to put exhisting books on. Asda delivered to store in One day. 16 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook review Collected my nook today - a day earlier than expected. Really easy to set up and use - definitely recommend - a bargain 27 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great bargain! Brilliant buy and simple to use. I bought this product as a replacement and I'm so glad I did! Would highly recommend. 19 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent product I bought this because of a friend's recommendation. Im glad I did as it's an excellent product at a very good price. 30 June 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Super electronic gadget This has changed my reading habits. Easy to see, simple to use and a super collection of books to choose form. 16 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Value Its a really nice little ereader I prefer this to the kindle althought the book store on the kindle is better. 20 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Purchase I've Made in Years Looks good, feels good in the hand, works exceptionally well and the Price is Right ! Highly recommended 29 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 Classy Much better than I was expecting. The look, feel, touch superb, Love it. So much better than Kindle 07 July 2013
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Great value Works well, not quite as good as a kindle in my opinion but a lot cheaper. I'd definitely recommend 10 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook Simple Touch Product excellent vale, bought for an 80 year old, who's found it easy and straightforward to use 27 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Unbelievably good value Absolutely brilliant. Can't believe the price for something with the functionality of a Kindle. 17 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Best E-Reader This is my 3rd E-Reader and the best as I can now download Library books. Also the cheapest. 26 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by a real bargain the reader is easy to use and set up it is nice and com pact at the price it cant be beateb 20 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent purchase Really easy to set up and use, don't have to go on the computer to use. Well worth buying. 16 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by great buy very satisfied with this product. easy to use, durable, light weigh, very cheap, last long 29 June 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook simply touch Very good and light reader, is easy to operate. Definitely will recommend to anyone. 26 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Very good ereader This is a very good ereader, easy to use, very portable and real value for money. 27 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 best ebook This is by far the best ebook reader for this sort of price . Worth every penny 11 August 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by excellent purchase Looks amazing - just like if I am reading a real book. Would recommend it. 29 May 2013
    Rated 1 out of 5 by nook simple touch ereader very hard to upload books off internet should have bought a kindle 26 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook Simple Touch Great e-reader for a great price. Very happy with my purchase 26 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook Got this for my hols. Great size & easy to down load books . 18 July 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by great value Bought this for holidays great product for a great price 13 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great ereader. Fantastic little reader, great price. 13 August 2013
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Great item Brilliant , great for holidays 20 June 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Nook Great product excellent value 28 June 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by great item 19 May 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Can't live without it 18 July 2013
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