Nook Touch 'limited edition' $79 on Black Friday

Barnes & Noble is running a special on its Nook Simple Touch e-reader on Black Friday, chopping $20 of the retail price. Supplies are limited, of course.

Click to enlarge. Screenshot by David Carnoy/CNET

The picture says it all on this one.

On Black Friday, Barnes & Noble will be selling its highly-rated Nook Simple Touchfor $79. That's a $20 price drop and matches the price of Amazon's entry-level non-touch, ad-supported Kindle With Special Offers. The Nook Simple Touch has no ads.

The company is calling it a "Limited Edition," and while it doesn't seem any different from the $99 model that's on sale now, on second glance the border/edging is white instead of black (the new color scheme has been confirmed by Barnes & Noble).

The usual "while supplies last" disclaimer applies here, so get to your local Barnes & Noble store early to get your hands on one. (Note: Each Best Buy will also have a few--at least 10--Nook Simple Touches priced at $79 on Black Friday as doorbuster items).

If you don't get on this deal, it's worth noting that Barnes & Noble does have some refurbished (Certified Pre-owned) Nook Simple Touch units for $79. Also, for more Barnes & Noble Black Friday deals, click on this link to get a complete summary.

 

Join the discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Don't Miss
Hot Products
Trending on CNET

HOT ON CNET

Find Your Tech Type

Take our tech personality quiz and enter for a chance to win* high-tech specs!