Barnes & Noble will be offering its customers the Nook Simple Touch tablet for only $79 on Friday, Nov. 25.
The bookstore retail property spoke on its deal and the tablet's features in a press-release.
"Among Barnes & Noble's breakthrough offers, on Friday, November 25 – for one day only – customers will be able purchase a limited edition version of the award-winning NOOK Simple Touch, The World's #1 Rated Reader, for the amazing low price of only $79,” said the bookstore in a statement.
"NOOK Simple Touch is the world's best reader at the world's best value – normally at the low price of $99 without distracting ads – and a must-have this holiday season for anyone who loves to read. With its latest software update, NOOK Simple Touch now has the most advanced E Ink display with lightning-fast page turns – 25 percent faster than any other E Ink product on the market. And Barnes & Noble has extended NOOK Simple Touch's best-in-class battery life even further for its customers who love to read for long stretches – up to two months, with an hour of reading a day, all on a single charge,” the press-release continued.
The Nook Simple Touch also offers readers 2.5 million books from Barnes & Noble's conclave of content providers. Users can also borrow electronic books from public libraries.
For those who bring their Nook Simple Touch to a Barnes & Noble location, he or she will be able to access the store's Wi-Fi and other services free.
The reviews for the Nook Simple Touch paint this device as a must-have.
"Best E-ink reader," said CNet.
The New York Times called it a "superb reading machine."
Gizmodo proclaimed it as “the eReader you want."
Several Nook accessories are also being sold by Barnes & Noble.
The company detailed which items are up for sale.
"NOOK Accessories: Enjoy discounts of up to 44 percent online and in stores on NOOK must-haves, including a free Clear Screen Film Kit with purchase of a NOOK Color or NOOK Tablet Power Kit for $24.95, and a free NOOK Simple Touch Power Adapter with purchase of a Lyra Light for $14.95,” the press-release added.
The video below provides a look at the device.