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Nook Simple Touch GlowLight review

Backlit e-ink e-reader for reading night and day

Our Verdict


  • Backlight
  • Wide range of e-books
  • Intuitive interface
  • Comfortable to read


  • Not all files worked
  • Not wireless
  • Odd page transitions
  • Not well known in UK

Nook Simple Touch GlowLight

Nook Simple Touch GlowLight

Nook Simple Touch GlowLight

Nook Simple Touch GlowLight

Tech Specs

Product TypeDigital Text Reader
Flash Memory Capacity2 GB
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSD High Capacity (microSDHC)
Colour SupportGreyscale
Brand NameBarnes & Noble
Battery Run Time1344 Hour
Product LineNOOK Simple Touch
Screen Size15.2 cm (6")
Display Resolution800 x 600
Battery Built-inYes
Graphic ModeSVGA
Wireless LANYes
Display Screen TypeE Ink
Text FormatsePub, PDF
Height165.1 mm
Width127 mm
Depth11.9 mm
Image FormatsJPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
ManufacturerBarnes & Noble, Inc
Product NameNOOK Simple Touch Digital Text Reader
Manufacturer Part Number684257987
Manufacturer Website Address
Battery ChemistryLithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • NOOK Simple Touch Digital Text Reader
  • microUSB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Look-up Words in the Built-in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
Limited Warranty1 Year
Host InterfaceMicro USB
Weight (Approximate)212.1 g