Barnes & Noble Announces Nook HD+ and Nook Simple Touch BOGO Offer

At a time when the ereader market is flooded, Barnes and Noble is going to great lengths to gets its tablets and ereaders noticed. As of today, you’ll get a free Nook Simple Touch ereader when you buy a Nook HD+ tablet. The Nook HD+ will set you back $269 (and that’s if you go for the 16GB model), but a free Simple Touch, otherwise available for $79, ought to offset the pinch a bit.

Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ tablet

The Nook HD+.

As marketing buy one-get one offers go, this is a pretty decent deal – especially if you’re already a Nook fan and you have some family or close friends you’d like to nudge into the world of digital books. The Nook HD+ is a 9-inch tablet that is known for its 1920 x 1280 color display. It’s a true tablet, with support for mainstream apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus.

Barnes and Noble Nook Simple Touch ereader

The Nook Simple Touch.

The Simple Touch, on the other hand, is a no-frills ereader. It has a grayscale display that is highly regarded for reading and built-in Wi-Fi so you can download Nook books over your home network. The device has a small, 6-inch screen makes for a fun gift (when it’s free). Buy a Nook HD+ between March 24 and March 30 to snag your free Simple Touch.