NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble has introduced its latest Nook e-reader. The newest version features a touch screen, extra-long batter life and E Ink Pearl display, the company reported. The new Nook is now available for pre-order at www.nook.com and at Barnes & Noble stores for just $139, Nook will begin shipping on or about June 10.
According to Barnes & Noble the new Nook at 7.48 ounces in 35% lighter and 15% thinner the original Nook. The e-reader can hold up to 1,000 digital books and can be read for up to 2 months on a single charge with Wi-Fi off, the company reported.