Barnes & Noble Simple Touch with Glowlight drops to $119, matches ad-supported Kindle Paperwhite

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Barnes & Noble’s Simple Touch with Glowlight has received a $ 20 drop in price, which now lines up with the ad-supported version of the Amazon’s upcoming Kindle Paperwhite. Walmart is already advertising the Simple Touch with Glowlight for $ 119, and CNET reports that Target will also be selling it for that price. Barnes and Noble is still showing the device at full price.

While Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite features an improved frontlit display and an all touch interface, the $ 119 version that will be released on October 1st will be have ads baked in — those looking for a distraction-free Paperwhite experience will have to drop an extra $ 20. The Simple Touch with Glowlight, on the other hand, is ad-free and we’re convinced that it is…

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