NOOK Simple Touch

Easiest to use with the world’s best reading screen & longest battery life

  • NEW! Best–Text™, ultra-crisp, reads just like paper – even in bright sun
  • NEW! Longest battery life – read for over 2 months based on a half hour of daily reading1
  • Over 2.5 million books, get them in seconds w/ built-in Wi-Fi®
  • No annoying ads
  • Always free NOOK support in-store
  • Borrow books from your public library

Features & Content

NEW! World’s Best Reading Screen

Breakthrough E Ink® display for the best just-like-paper reading—even in bright sun—with our proprietary Best-Text Technology™ that produces super-sharp fonts. Hands down, it’s the best Reader.

Longest Battery Life

With the longest battery life, you can read for over 2 months1 on just one charge. That’s enough time to start and finish a lot of great stories–or an entire series.

Fastest Reader

25% faster than any other Reader. Quick page turns, fast browsing, get to your latest read with just a tap. Download new books instantly via Wi-Fi® -usually in under 10 seconds

Borrow Public Library Books

Over 2.5 million NOOK Books not enough? NOOK lets you borrow books in the universally accepted ePub format – so you can borrow and read eBooks from your local library!

No Annoying Ads

Reading time is your time and you don’t want to be interrupted. NOOK lets you immerse yourself in your books, magazines, and newspapers without being distracted by annoying ads that appear in other Readers.


Ultra-Light and Super Thin

Height: 6.5 inches

Width: 5.0 inches

Depth: 0.47 inches

Weight: 7.48 ounces3


Longest Battery Life

  • Over 2 months with wireless off based on a half hour of daily reading. 1
  • Installed rechargeable battery
  • Charge via USB to a computer (Charging time: approximately 3 1/2 hours from computer) or from a wall outlet using a power adapter (sold separately)

NEW Breakthrough E Ink® Display

  • 6-inch touch screen, world’s most advanced E Ink Pearl display
  • 25% faster page turns and 80% less flashing than any other eReader
  • Best-Text Technology specially optimizes each letter for ultra crisp words
  • 16-level gray scale for greater detail – Read in bright sun with no glare
  • Adjustable text with 7 font sizes & 6 font styles
  • Resolution: 800×600


  • 2GB2 Holds up to 1,000 books (1GB for content; 750 MB reserved for B&N content)
  • Expandable microSD4 card up to 32GB



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