Barnes & Noble chops e-reader prices for Father's Day
For a limited time, the Nook Simple Touch is available for $79 while the Nook Color drops to $149 if you use your MasterCard.
As it did in the days leading up to Mother's Day, Barnes & Noble is chopping $20 off its Nook Simple Touch e-ink e-reader and the Nook Color tablet for Father's Day. The only catch is that you have to use a MasterCard credit card to get the discount.
Barnes & Noble has run a similar promotion with MasterCard in the past. You can now pick up the
Alas, there's no discount yet on the newer $139
Barnes & Noble has discounted the Nook Simple Touch to $79 a couple times before, but that price point is the lowest for a touch-screen e-reader and matches Amazon's highly rated non-touch
CNET readers frequently point out that you can get refurbished Nook e-readers at nicely discounted prices. A quick look at Google shows that most refurbished Nook Simple Touch units are selling for $79. At times you may see them for less, but right now $79 seems to be the low price.
Note: Video below is for the more expensive Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight.