Barnes & Noble announces the GlowLight 4, its second Nook device this year


In a nutshell: Barnes & Noble has introduced a brand new eReader that’ll quickly be becoming a member of the Nook line. The Nook GlowLight 4 contains a 6.0-inch (300 DPI) show with a built-in lens that resists glare, fingerprints and scratches. It packs 32GB of native reminiscence, of which 29.1GB is accessible for Nook Retailer purchases and side-loaded content material.

The reader is suitable with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, and might hook up with free Wi-Fi in any respect Barnes & Noble shops and at 30,000 AT&T hotspots nationwide. Battery life is rated at roughly one month on a single cost, though your mileage will range relying on utilization. Improved bodily page-turning buttons and a soft-touch end are stated to offer a extra comfy studying expertise.

Notably, that is the primary Nook eReader with a USB-C charger, and the lightest Nook eReader thus far.

Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt stated the corporate is investing considerably in its Nook line of merchandise, noting that that is the second gadget to launch this yr. “The group is working steadfastly to develop new Nook merchandise, and we’re delighted to see such a powerful pipeline of innovation into 2022,” Daunt added.

The corporate’s first Nook gadget of 2021 got here again in March courtesy of a partnership with Lenovo.

The Nook GlowLight 4 launches on December 8 priced at $149.99, and is backed by a one-year guarantee. Barnes & Noble additionally has an assortment of folio circumstances beginning at $19.99, with extra equipment scheduled to land early subsequent yr. In the event you’re extra of a Kindle particular person, Amazon’s newest Paperwhite reader is priced at a comparable $139.99.

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