Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK GlowLight 4

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Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOK GlowLight 4

New NOOK eReader available in stores and online on Wednesday, December 8

New York, NY – December 1, 2021 – Barnes & Noble today announced a new edition to their popular range of NOOK eReaders, the NOOK® GlowLight 4. The 6” eReader features 300 dpi and retails for $149.99. The NOOK GlowLight 4 will be available for sale in-stores nationwide and on on Wednesday, December 8.

“The NOOK GlowLight 4 offers everything readers love about the GlowLight 3 with notable upgrades and improvements including a USB-C charger, a sleeker, smaller lightweight design, weeks of battery life, more storage and an overall crisper reading experience,” said Susan McCulloch, Senior Director, NOOK. “We are delighted to add the GlowLight 4 to our NOOK device family just in time for Holiday gifting and hope to see them under the tree and in stockings of booklovers.” 

The GlowLight 4 is the first NOOK eReader with a USB-C charger. A soft-touch finish provides a comfortable reading experience, even when reading for hours in one sitting and, with 32GB of storage, the GlowLight 4 offers thousands of books at your fingertips.  The lightest ever NOOK eReader, the GlowLight 4 also features improved physical page-turning buttons and a smooth design that sits comfortably in readers’ hands.

“Barnes & Noble is now investing significantly in our NOOK line of products. The GlowLight 4 is the second NOOK device to launch this year as we set about to bring a new family of devices to our customers and to reinvigorate NOOK in the coming months and years,” said Barnes & Noble CEO, James Daunt. “The team is working steadfastly to develop new NOOK products, and we are delighted to see such a strong pipeline of innovation into 2022.”

An assortment of folio cases for The NOOK GlowLight 4, from Silver Sparkle to Red Rose, are now available for $19.99. More accessories will be introduced early next year.

The NOOK GlowLight 4 joins Barnes & Noble’s lineup of eReaders and the NOOK 10” HD Tablet Designed with Lenovo, all of which are complemented by the top-rated NOOK mobile app for Android and iPhone® and supported with free NOOK Cloud storage. The NOOK App offers a range of benefits for readers including access to the NOOK Bookstore to purchase content on the go, multiple user profiles for each reader in your household, recommendations through B&N Readouts, and Serial Reads, a monthly free book delivered in daily installments.   

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