My Son loved the tablet so much he went and got one himself. Users can also use the free software library and utility called Calibre to communicate with the Reader and manage their digital library. On August 1, , Sony announced that it would not make another consumer e-reader. It’s a shame, because in most other regards, the PRS is a very good e-reader. I now have a black and my daughter had the red, my nephew’s wife has the silver.

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As with all E Ink ereaders, a good source of prss-600 makes the display look sharper, and this applies a little more to the Sony PRS It comes with MB of internal memory, enough for or so ebooks, and has expansion slots for Pro Duo and SD memory cards. Never miss an update again!

The main thing with PDFs is this: The Wall street journal. Sony prs The prs is a good value for the money, easy to read and will accept PDF and EPUB eBooks, however it reacer not work with nooks, it was a real headache trying to get the nooks to work, someone told me they would but no they don’t.

The device’s dimensions are 6. The Bad Screen is still glare-prone; screen contrast how dark the letters are isn’t as good as what you’ll find on competing models; lack of wireless osny means all files must be dragged and dropped from a PC; battery is sealed into unit; notation and markup functions can be cumbersome; USB charging only works from PCs.


Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In DecemberSony disclosed that it had soldunits of its Reader Digital Book globally since the device launched in October I live my dony e-reader, it has no flaws.

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Sony PRS-600 Touch Edition Review

Comparing the PRS with the Slny side by side, the first thing you notice is that the letters and icons on this model appear lighter while the background on the PRS is slightly darker read: Sony has tapped its upcoming Reader Daily Edition to go toe-to-toe with the Prs-60, so pds-600 want to wait for that one if the dearth of cellular wireless is a deal breaker.

Show More Show Less. Archived from the original on And a good clip-on reading light can help. Although the owner could not share purchased eBooks on others’ devices and accounts, the ability to register five Readers to a single account and share books accordingly was a possible workaround. I took execellent care of it and it still is working great.

Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS Specs – CNET

Several third-party tools exist for the Sony Reader. Larger screen e-readers are more suitable for viewing PDF files, but while this rearer doesn’t do a great job with them, it does significantly better than the PRS and the Kindle 2.

Could not turn around and sell it as soon as possible. The swiping is a nice way of giving you the feeling of turning pages in a book–and as we mentioned earlier, the touch screen is more responsive to your touch.

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Currently in beta state. Sony eBook Library was not officially supported on Linux -based systems or other operating systems, although when the device is connected it grants access to its internal flash memory and any memory card slots as though they were USB Mass Storage devices on all models except PRSs that have not received the free EPUB upgrade from Sonyallowing the user to transfer files directly.

The one place where you’ll notice that the text isn’t as dark is in lower lighting conditions. Improvements of PRS vs.

Masaru Ibuka Akio Morita. Some people have an issue with the glare and contrast of the Touch Edition’s touchscreen, and others do not.

The best Black Friday deals of This also causes more light to shine on the screen, so there’s some reflectivity created at certain angles, but I’ve found it’s easy to avoid by tilting the device slightly one way or the other; this seems to bother some more than others. The metal casing of the PRS feels strong and durable in your hand; it’s not made of hard plastic like other ebook readers.

I did have the T1 for my daughter but sadly it disappeared.