(Pocket-lint) - Barnes and Noble has updated its aging e-reader lineup with a caller model: The Nook GlowLight 4.
It follows the GlowLight 3, the past Nook e-reader, which debuted successful 2017. Barnes and Noble did introduce a Lenovo-made tablet this year, however.
The Nook GlowLight 4 costs $149 successful the US, which is simply a $30 terms summation implicit the GlowLight 3. Compared to its predecessor, it offers a refreshed plan (with slimmer bezels), much retention (from 8GB to 32GB), accrued artillery (from 30 to 50 days disconnected a azygous charge), and USB-C charging.
Otherwise, it's precise akin to the older model.
It packs a 6-inch 300ppi e-paper show with an integrated backlight and adjustable colour somesthesia arsenic good arsenic carnal leafage crook buttons.
Notably missing is waterproofing. Its astir nonstop competition, Amazon’s caller Paperwhite model, which starts astatine $139, manages to connection waterproofing positive a bigger display. Even Kobo’s Libra line, which has a $159 starting price, has waterproofing and a bigger display.
If the Nook GlowLight 4 inactive interests you, it volition spell connected merchantability connected Barnes and Noble’s website and successful stores from 8 December 2021.
UK pricing and availability is not yet known.
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 1 December 2021.