NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus

NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus

by Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble
NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus

NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus

by Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble
  • Listen to your favorite audiobooks with Bluetooth or headphones
  • Waterproof design lets you read anywhere without worry
  • Large flush-front display keeps dust from collecting
  • Simply swipe or use physical buttons to turn pages
  • Members save 10% off all NOOK tablets, eReaders, and accessories
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Listen to your favorites with Bluetooth or headphones

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Flush-Front Screen

Flat surface keeps dust from building up

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Read near water without worry

More Features & Content

Our Largest Display & Highest Resolution

Our Largest Display & Highest Resolution eReader

Enjoy crisper text, enhanced contrast, and a glare-free, scratch-resistant, flush-front screen that keeps dust from collecting.

GlowLight Illumination

Featuring GlowLight Illumination

It’s powerful enough to read in bed or in the bright light of the sun. NOOK’s most advanced Ambient (Always-On) GlowLight technology lets you enjoy an evenly-dispersed light.

Night Mode

Night Mode

There are two ways to activate Night Mode. Manual: Adjust the light yourself. Auto: Mimics the sun’s natural progression throughout the day.


Audiobook Access

Listen to your favorite digital audiobooks with Bluetooth or headphone jack.

Battery Life

Long Battery Life1

It's perfect for long road trips or even travel to remote corners of the world. Read for weeks on a single charge. Get going and never look back.



Worry-free reading, even on rainy days.

NOOK Cloud

Read Across All Your Devices

The free NOOK Reading App™ for iPhone, iPad and Android devices makes it easy to pick up right where you left off. Start a book on your NOOK and continue reading on your smartphone or tablet.

Free In-store Support

Free In-store Support

Visit any Barnes & Noble Store and receive free in-person support to help you get started, organize your library, or discover your next great read.

Millions of books from Barnes & Noble

So Many Books

Carry thousands of titles everywhere life takes you. Choose from the millions of books Barnes & Noble has to offer — and add to your library in seconds using built-in Wi-Fi®.

Device Specifications

Screen & Resolution

  • 7.8" high-resolution 300-ppi & 16-level gray scale display with built-in light and multi-touch screen with finger footprint protection

Battery Life1

  • Read for weeks on a single charge


  • Touch-sensor home button; physical page-turning buttons, plus swiping functionality.


  • IPx7 allows the device to be submerged in 3 feet of fresh water up to 30 minutes

Device Storage

  • Holds thousands of books (32GB); supports side-loaded content


  • Wirelessly stream or download audiobooks to your device, and listen via Bluetooth® or 3.5mm headphones

USB Slot

  • USB-C slot for charging and data transferring

Built-in Wi-Fi®

  • Wireless connectivity via Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n); free Wi-Fi in all Barnes & Noble stores

Suggested File Types

  • ePub, PDF

Warranty & Service

  • One-year limited warranty included; optional Extended Protection Plans sold separately.
  • As always, visit your local Barnes & Noble for free in-person support.(3)

In the Box

  • NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus
  • USB-C Cable
  • Quick Start Guide; full digital User Manual pre-loaded on device
  • Built-in anti-glare screen protector
  1. A single charge lasts up to 3 weeks of reading. Based on 30 minutes of reading per day and 1 page refresh per minute with GlowLight at 10% brightness and wireless off. A single charge lasts up to 9 hours of continuous audio playback over Bluetooth. Actual results may vary based on device settings, usage, and many other factors.
  2. IPx7 certified. Waterproof in fresh water for up to 30 minutes at a maximum depth of 1 meter (3.28 feet). Avoid immersion in saltwater or other liquids. USB port must be completely dry before use.
  3. In-store support provides assistance for setup, connectivity, and basic troubleshooting when you visit Barnes & Noble bookstores.

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