Barnes & Noble nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

80
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review

Though not everyone will able to justify the $40 premium, the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is a worthy investment for anyone who's ever squabbled over lights-out time.

Pros
  • GlowLight works as promisedLighter than its predecessor Expandable memory
Cons
  • Loss of contrast for onscreen text$40 premium for GlowLight functionalityNo 3G option
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Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

90
st3ph3n
Its all about the glow light. Until the announcement of the Kindle Paperwhite,...read more
100
dlin
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
suquetpaul
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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8.7
Average Critic Score

Portability (size / weight)

8.4
 

Document support

8.0
 

Design and form factor

8.3
 

Ease of use

8.0
 

Battery life

8.2
 

Durability

6.8
 

Store and selection of titles

8.3
 

Display / readability

8.3
 

Storage capacity

8.3
 

How It Stacks Up

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71
 

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67
 

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90
 
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94
 

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85
 

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80
 

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90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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67
 

User

90
 
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85
 

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