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Tech Review: Sony E-Reader

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Posted September 9, 2008 - By Eugene Morton

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Sony is trying their best to be the class of the digital reader market, and they've certainly brought the heat with the PRS505 Digital Reader, known as the E-Reader.

Look below the cut for the written review from Attack of the Show.

What You Need to Know

  • It is about 0.3" thin
  • Metal body
  • Comes with a leather bound case
  • No backlight, but the Kindle from Amazon does not have one either
  • To get new content you have to use the Sony E-book Store
  • Add books to your cart and sync up your reader via USB
  • They have over 20,000 titles, but Amazon has 170,000 available
  • In terms of features, the Kindle has more; wireless transfer, way more content, a keyboard, the internet, tons of stuff

 

Price

  • $270



Overall Rating

  • 80%
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