Originally Posted by Sylver
Hi, Iamboring, I also have a question regarding the perceived potential difference between the two, I read in another thread that with softrooted Nook of the 3G version, you can set it up to use your local SIM card for internet access.
Yes, you can put in a prepaid sim card into the 3G slot and use it (although it requires a rooted nook and some configuration.
The cellular radio is physically absent from the Wi-Fi model - there is no slot to put a SIM card in.
So if you want to do what you describe, you will need to get a 3G model.