Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight Review
The Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight is yet another excellent offering from Barnes& Noble for all avid Nook fans. This second-generation Nook GlowLight boasts of several noteworthy improvements from its predecessors, including advanced lighting scheme, sharper text, enhanced resolution E Ink® display and extraordinary battery life. Sleek in design and lighter than the Kindle Paperwhite, the Nook GlowLight is undoubtedly the best eReader from Barnes & Noble, and can give some serious competition to similar products from Amazon and Kobo.
Smooth reading experience
This touch screen eReader with infrared touch technology features E Ink® Pearl Display supporting a resolution of 758 x 1024 pixels. It turns on and off instantly and comes with a built-in, anti-glare screen film that ensures easy reading, even in bright sunlight. The Nook GlowLight has a noticeably brighter screen than the Nook Simple Touch GlowLight and provides a softer light to pretend our eyes in dim light or total darkness. You can also adjust the brightness with just a touch. Barnes & Noble has also completely eliminated the flashing typically seen in conventional ink-based e-readers. The eReader features six customized fonts, optimized exclusively for NOOK by fusing the art of monotype with the latest technology to ensure razor sharp text.
With the Nook Glowlight, you can borrow books from your local library absolutely free. The LendMe® feature allows you to share books with other Nook users as well.
Lightest Nook and more portable than ever
Measuring 6.5 inches and weighing just 6.2 ounces (175 g), the Nook GlowLight is 15 % lighter than the Kindle PaperWhite and 18% lighter than its previous model. It is the slimmest and lightest nookand is pretty easy to carry.The display is built using a new top layer material and lamination process that shields it against scratches and abrasion, while the ring of silicone rubber around the frame provides extra protection against jolts and falls. You can simply slip this durable device in your bag without worrying about any potential damage!
Loaded with exciting features
With the Nook GlowLight, you get 4 GB internal memory that lets you store up to 2,000 books. In case you feel like reading something new, more than 3 million books are available. Simply download your favorites within seconds, thanks to the built-in Wi-Fi.
It supports a vast array of file types including ePub, PDF, JPG, GIF, PNG and BMP4. Designed to meet the demands of a voracious reader like you, the eReader comes with an installed rechargeable battery with extra-long life, which allows you to read up to 56 days without having to recharge the battery. You can easily charge it via USB from a computer.
The USP of the Nook GlowLight is its impressive integrated light that can be easily adjusted for a more enjoyable reading experience. It is significantly brighter than the Nook Simple Touch Glowlight and displays more evenly across the screen. Its touch-screen has a sophisticated smooth feel and boasts of amazingly precise touch-sensitivity, courtesy its 800MHz processor.
Impressive customer support
Barnes & Noble offers in-store customer support for Nook Glowlight. You can visit any Barnes & Nook store and avail free, life support to help you get on with your device. You can also contact them at their website www.barnesandnoble.com for customer support.
The new improved Barnes & Noble Nook GlowLight is available for just $119. It must also be mentioned that Barnes & Noble is offering 10% discount on the device for B&N members.
|Summary: The Nook GlowLight is yet another excellent offering from Barnes& Noble for all avid Nook fans.|