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Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight Plus, first waterproof e-reader

Barnes & Noble has recently announced a newest waterproof e-book reader that called the B&N NOOK GlowLight Plus. New device is basically company’s first waterproof version of the Nook e-reader. Aside waterproof, the Barnes & Noble NOOK GlowLight is also dustproof.

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New e-book reader has an advanced E Ink display that combined with a built-in ambient light. Coming sleek design, it has a bronze-colored aluminum back and a textured white border. Improved from the first version, the new B&N NOOK GlowLight Plus packs a 300ppi display that similar to be found on Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. Still 6-inch high-resolution screen, the e-reader features glare-, scratch-, and fingerprint-resistant lens to ensures a paper-like reading experience.

Quite light, Barnes & Noble NOOK GlowLight Plus has dimensions of 163.6 x 119.6 x 8.6 mm and weighing just 195 grams. Its battery enables up to six weeks on a single full charge. Company promises the GlowLight e-reader will allow users to store thousands of books. Already known it is equipped with 4GB memory: 2.5GB for NOOK Store content and side-loaded content.

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In case of connectivity, this e-reader offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. This 6-inch device supports a number of text file type such as ePub and PDF, while Graphic files include JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP.

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If you want to pick one up, the NOOK GlowLight Plus is currently available only at Barnes & Noble stores and online at NOOK.com. It is starting price of just $129.99.

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Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight Plus, first waterproof e-reader

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