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