Easiest to use with the worlds best reading screen & longest battery life
- NEW! Best-Text, ultra-crisp, reads just like paper - even in bright sun
- NEW! Longest battery life - read for over 2 months based on a half hour of daily reading1
- Over 3 million books, get them in seconds w/ built-in Wi-Fi®
- No annoying ads
- Always free NOOK support in-store
- Borrow books from your public library
Features & Content:
NEW! Worlds Best Reading Screen
Breakthrough E Ink® display for the best just-like-paper reading-even in bright sun-with our proprietary 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 months1 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.
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 3 million titles - new releases, bestsellers - sample for FREE. Most $9.99 or less. NOOK Daily Find offers a great book at a great price, plus Free Fridays titles. Try popular magazines & newspapers FREE.
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.2
Borrow Public Library Books
Over 3 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!
From hot new releases to up-and-coming authors, get expert recommendations from our 40,000 booksellers. We'll also give you personalized recommendations based on books you already love.
No Annoying Ads
Reading time is your time and you dont 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.
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 our screensavers or upload your own picture. Arrange books on library shelves you name yourself. Even add bookmarks and highlight passages.
NOOK Keeps Your Place
Our FREE 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.
Always Free NOOK Support
Get FREE NOOK support from our 40,000 booksellers. Plus enjoy FREE Wi-Fi®, special offers on books and café treats, and read entire NOOK Books FREE for up to one hour per day.
Get the NOOK Look
Our 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.
Ultra-Light and Super Thin
Lighter than a paperback
Height: 6.5 inches
Width: 5.0 inches
Depth: 0.47 inches
Weight: 7.48 ounces3
Longest Battery Life
Read for over 2 months based on a half hour of daily reading.
- Over 2 months with wireless off based on a half hour of daily reading. 1
- Installed rechargeable battery
- Charge via USB to a computer (Charging time: approximately 3 1/2 hours from computer) or from a wall outlet using a power adapter (sold separately)
NEW Breakthrough E Ink® Display
World's Best Reading Screen
- 6-inch touchscreen, world's most advanced E Ink Pearl display
- 25% faster page turns and 80% less flashing than any other eReader
- Best-Text Technology specially optimizes each letter for ultra crisp words
- 16-level gray scale for greater detail - Read in bright sun with no glare
- Adjustable text with 7 font sizes & 6 font styles
- Resolution: 800x600
Built-in Wi-Fi® Wireless
Download books in seconds
- Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n)
- FREE Wi-Fi® in all Barnes & Noble stores and 24,000 AT&T® hotspots nationwide
- 2GB2 Holds up to 1,000 books (1GB for content; 750 MB reserved for B&N content)
- Expandable microSD4 card up to 32GB
- MicroUSB connector charges your battery and connects to your computer
- Expandable microSD4 slot
Supported File Types
- ePub5, PDF
- Graphic: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
What's In The Box:
- NOOK Simple Touch
- microUSB Cable
- Power Adapter
- Built-in Screen Protector
- Quick Start Guide
- Rechargeable battery (installed)
1 A single charge lasts for over two months with wireless off based upon a half hour of daily reading time. Actual results may vary.
2 1GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity may be less.
3 Actual Size and weight vary by configuration and manufacturing process.
4 microSD or microSDHC memory cards sold separately. microSD and microSDHC are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC.
5 Contains Reader® Mobile technology by Adobe Systems Incorporated