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Nook GlowLight Plus review

4.3/10 AVG.

Nook GlowLight Plus
Nook GlowLight Plus
Nook GlowLight Plus
Nook GlowLight Plus

Informr score
The Nook GlowLight Plus currently has an Informr score of 4.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
4 GB
Reading Time
21 hours

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Wirecutter

If for some reason you don’t want an e-reader from Amazon, this model is the next-best choice.

- Nick Guy, The Wirecutter
Good E-Reader

Barnes and Noble is calling the Nook Glowlight Plus the most lightweight e-reader they ever made, at 6.9 ounces. It is waterproof, dust proof, has a super high resolution screen and incorporates software features never seen on an e-reader before. It has a lifetime in-store warranty, which should bui...

- Michael Kozlowski, Good E-Reader

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Screen Size

The Nook GlowLight Plus's screen size is 6 inches with 1072 x 1448 pixels resolution.


There is a built-in backlight for reading in the dark.

4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


This model has no 3G wireless capabilities.

Reading Time
21 hours

The e-reader is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5 WHr battery. Battery life is rated for up to 21 hours reading time according to Barnes & Noble's.

Nook GlowLight Plus Specs

Release Date October 21, 2015
Regions Available USA
SIM Card Size No
Operating System Unknown
Processor Freescale i.MX6 1 GHz
Internal Storage 4 GB
RAM 512 MB
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 4 hours
Reading Time Up to 21 hours
Standby Time Up to 42 days
Physical Characteristics
Material Aluminium
Colors Bronze
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.3 x 11.9 x 0.9 cm (6.4 x 4.7 x 0.4 in)
Weight 195 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Display / Screen
Type Grayscale
Technology E-ink
Colors Unknown
Resolution 1072 x 1448 pixels
Pixel Density 300 pixels
Size 6 inches
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare Unknown
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Page Turn Key Unknown
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Wi-Fi Encryption No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization No
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Video Playback No
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Headset Jack No
Vibration Alert No
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