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Our most affordable way to read

  • Paper-like pages with crisp text and no glare - even in bright sun
  • Ultra-light and comfortable to hold
  • Easy to use touchscreen
  • Longest battery life - lasts over 2 months
  • Over 3 million books - get them fast with built-in Wi-Fi®
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  • "You can't get a better eBook Reader"

    -PC Mag

     
  • "Best eReader"

    -Gizmodo

     
  • Tour NOOK Simple Touch
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  • "Best E-ink Reader"
    CNET, 06/01/2011
  • "Superb Reading Machine"
    The New York Times
  • "The eReader You Want"
    Gizmodo

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Features & Content

The Perfect Screen for Reading

Enjoy NOOK's breakthrough E Ink® display for perfect just-like-paper reading - even in bright sun. Our proprietary best-text technology™ makes each word ultra-crisp for a natural and immersive reading experience. Hands down, it's the best way to read.

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.
Easiest-to-Use 6 inch Touchscreen

Easy-to-Use 6" Touchscreen

Simply touch, and NOOK takes care of the rest. Open your book, make the type bigger, look up words, organize your library, lend a book or shop for new titles – it's all so easy.

Download New Reads - Fast.

Shop from millions of new titles with just a tap then download new books instantly via Wi-Fi - usually in under 10 seconds. Books open fast and pages turn quickly, so you can lose yourself in your book - without having to wait.
Adjustable Fonts

Read Your Way

Make the text bigger or choose the font you like. Enjoy your favorite reading in your favorite way.
World's Largest Bookstore

World's Largest Bookstore

Over 3 million titles – new releases, bestsellers – sample for FREE. Most $9.99 or less. NOOK Daily Find™ offers a great book at a great price, plus Free Fridays™ titles. Try popular magazines & newspapers FREE.
Ultra-Light, Ultra-Portable

Ultra-Light, Ultra-Portable

NOOK is lighter than a paperback (under 7.5 ounces) and super thin, yet holds up to 1,000 books, magazines, and newspapers--so it's easy to take your entire library with you anywhere.2
Borrow Public Library Books

Borrow Public Library Books

Over 3 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!
Unparalleled Recommendations

Expert Recommendations

From hot new releases to up-and-coming authors, get expert recommendations from our 40,000 booksellers. We'll also give you personalized recommendations based on books you already love.
No Annoying Ads

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.
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi®

NOOK connects via thousands of Wi-Fi® networks, including FREE access at all Barnes & Noble stores and more than 24,000 AT&T® hotspots, like cafes, hotels, and restaurants nationwide.
Personalized Reading Experience

Personalized Reading Experience

Create a reading experience that you can truly call your own. Select one of our screensavers or upload your own picture. Arrange books on library shelves you name yourself. Even add bookmarks and highlight passages.
NOOK Keeps Your Place

NOOK Keeps Your Place

Our FREE NOOK Reading App™ syncs the last page you've read across your NOOK, smartphone or computer – so you can read what you love, anywhere you like.
Share with NOOK Friends

Share with NOOK Friends™

Connect with friends and share recommendations about the books you love on Facebook and Twitter, or swap books with LendMe®. Check out your friends' ratings and reviews, and let them inspire you.
Always Free NOOK Support

Always Free NOOK Support

Get FREE NOOK support from our 40,000 booksellers. Plus enjoy FREE Wi-Fi®, special offers on books and café treats, and read entire NOOK Books FREE for up to one hour per day.

Get the NOOK Look

Our wide selection of accessories is exclusively designed for fashion, fit and function. Keep your NOOK safe and stylish with designer cases and totes, plus must-haves like screen protectors, car adapters & more.

Specs

Ultra-Light and Super Thin

Lighter than a paperback

Height: 6.5 inches
Width: 5.0 inches
Depth: 0.47 inches
Weight: 7.48 ounces3

Longest Battery Life

Read for over 2 months based on a half hour of daily reading.
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)

Breakthrough E Ink® Display

The Perfect Screen for Reading
Easiest-to-Use 6 inch Touchscreen
  • 6-inch touchscreen, 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: 800x600

Built-in Wi-Fi® Wireless

Download books in seconds
Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless
  • Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi® (802.11b/g/n)
  • FREE Wi-Fi® in all Barnes & Noble stores and 24,000 AT&T® hotspots nationwide

Memory

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

In the Box

In the Box
  • NOOK Simple Touch
  • microUSB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Rechargeable battery (installed)
  • Look-up words in the built-in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Connectors

Connectors
  • MicroUSB connector charges your battery and connects to your computer
  • Expandable microSD4 slot

Supported File Types

Supported File Types
  • ePub5, PDF
  • Graphic: JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2012

    Great E-reader

    I got the Nook Simple Touch reader almost as soon as it came out because I had been looking for a E-Ink based reader that was a good size and quick to turn pages. The Nook was absolutely perfect and I have read many books on it since its been a wonderful experience. I also love that i can go into my nearest B&N store and¿ read for an hour for free!!

    7 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 26, 2011

    Highly recommended

    Highly recommended

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 24, 2012

    An incredible piece of tech and a tremendous value. I bought my

    An incredible piece of tech and a tremendous value. I bought my reconditioned Simple Touch 6 months ago. I have a Nook Color, and I have an iPad, so I wondered if I would really use this e-ink unit. I'm not an e-ink champion or an "LCD screen hater." In fact, I think the whole LCD "eye-strain" case is poppy-cock. That said, I can tell you that this beauty still receives a lot of my reading time, and it's just plain pleasant to use. The light weight, the simple touch screen, the incredible battery life, the simple sync with my other devices - it's just a great package.

    All for $19 more than Amazon charges for just their cover / light. Do I wish I had the recently released lighted version?- sure, but for the money, this is fantastic.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2012

    My Nook has changed me from a non-reader to an avid reader! I'v

    My Nook has changed me from a non-reader to an avid reader! I've read over 40 books in less than a year. I can slip it in my bag and read it where ever I go, no holding my place, no finding the page I was on when I put it down. It's lighter than a paperback or a hard cover. I just love it!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2012

    Hello, this is a great device, light and portable. At first, I w

    Hello, this is a great device, light and portable. At first, I was skeptical about buying it, especially with so many reviews saying they received one with problems. But mine arrived and it was perfectly fine! No scratches, functions perfectly.

    What kept me from giving 5 stars was that the page turn buttons are slightly hard to press and require a little force. Also, rubber/plastic back is susceptible to fingerprints.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2012

    This is an excellent reader EXCEPT for the fact that the PDF ren

    This is an excellent reader EXCEPT for the fact that the PDF rendering
    is absolute crap, and you can't read simple, commonplace files like TXTs
    and HTMLs at all. If you can deal with all that -- find work-arounds
    -- then the Nook Simple Touch is worth every penny. Because it is such
    a superior reader in every other way, I'm still rating it five stars.
    Yes, it's just that good.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2012

    Love my Nook Simple Touch. I use it a couple hours a day almost

    Love my Nook Simple Touch. I use it a couple hours a day almost every
    day and have had no problems for the 7 months I've had it. The touch
    screen is incredibly easy to navigate, far better than the 1st edition.
    Battery lasts forever. Small and light. My only negative is that maps
    and illustrations are very difficult to see, as you cannot re-size them
    like you might on a tablet. The refurbished model looked new.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 13, 2012

    Gave my better half one to quell the demands, great decision. S

    Gave my better half one to quell the demands, great decision. She goes virtually everywhere with it, reads all sorts of material and browses with it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 16, 2014

    I love the nook but unfortunately have had bad experience with (

    I love the nook but unfortunately have had bad experience with (a) not working properly (b) phone cust. ser. unhelpful. (c) then sent me another but it turned out to be a pre-owned one, not a replacement of the NEW one I had bought.
    I still have trouble getting it to open an new book and have several that it won't open at all. Aside from those problems I find the Nook to be a wonderful way to be able to read as much as I like and as I'm an avid reader with many interests nothing could be more perfect than to have whatever I want to read at the touch of a button. It's light weight, easy to read, comfortable in the hands (I also have advanced arthritis in my hands and shoulder) and great for my late night reading that doesn't disturb my husband.

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  • Posted November 27, 2012

    your product is the best. the best escape in nook ereader. tha

    your product is the best. the best escape in nook ereader. thank you!!

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  • Posted November 22, 2012

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    Love the nook trying to get 2 for daughter n laws for christmas

    Love the nook trying to get 2 for daughter n laws for christmas

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