Barnes & Noble nook GlowLight

73
Engadget
Score
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Model

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6 inches
Touchscreen
yes
Mobile broadband (3G)
no
Internal storage
4 GB
Battery life
Up to2 month

General

Screen type
E Ink
Color
Monochrome
Screen size
6 inches
Resolution
Other (758, 1024)
Touchscreen
yes (Infrared [finger])
Illumination
Built-in front light

Alternate display

Secondary display
no

Reading / content

Reading features
Array
Downloadable media
yes (Books, Magazines, News)
Text format support (native)
Array

Media

Audio playback
no
Photo viewer
yes (BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG)

Connectivity

WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Mobile broadband (3G)
no
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Storage

Internal storage
4 GB

Power

Battery life
Up to2 month