Summary: Ever wanted a device that can let you read books, listen to music and record voice memos? Chances are you probably haven't. But, if you have, then the iriver Story may be the gadget for you. And, as it happens, it's actually a pretty good ebook reader into the bargain
Pros: Pleasant design; lengthy battery life; good file-format compatibility; clear screen.
Cons: No Wi-Fi; no touchscreen; no protective cover; some questionable features.
Excerpt: Obviously modeled after the Kindle, the iRiver Story has a 600×800 resolution 6-inch E-Ink screen with 8 shades of gray levels (as opposed the Kindle’s 16) and a full QWERTY keyboard below it. It has 2GB of memory and a battery rated for 9,000 page turns.
Conclusion: The experience of the Story is a little fiddly when it comes to that actual interface offered by the WHSmith ebook store, but we did find the books we were looking for. If you are serious about buying an ebook reader (with WHSmith pushing the Story to access its store, Waterstones plugging the Sony...
Pros: WHSmith connection works well enough, in-built Adobe authorisation, SD card slot
Conclusion: Enquanto o Kindle não vem, o iRiver Story é uma boa solução para quem quer ler livros eletrônicos. O aparelho tem um preço relativamente aceitável para o mercado nacional, além de uma gama de recursos interessantes.
Pros: Peso ideal para transporte;, Recursos adicionais;, Alta compatibilidade.
Cons: Lentidão do sistema;, Pouca assistência técnica;, Teclado pouco sensível.