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Sony PRS-600
5.9 out of 10

Sony PRS-600

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Overall 6

Sony Reader Touch Edition Review

LAPTOP Magazine
3 December 2010
  • Summary: Currently, the Sony Reader Touch Edition sells for $229. As it costs more than both the Kindle ($139 for Wi-Fi, $189 for 3G) and the Nook ($149 for Wi-Fi, $199 for 3G), Sony has an uphill battle convincing consumers that touch capability and a more tightly focused reading experience is worth giving...
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Overall 5

Expert Review

22 July 2010
  • Excerpt: As much as we like this e-reader’s solid build and responsiveness, these pluses can’t outweigh the glare problems that plague its touch screen.
  • Pros: Solid construction, Fast page turns, startup times, Touch screen for navigating, note taking
  • Cons: Touch layer reduces contrast, causes glare (even indoors), No Wi-Fi or wireless capabilities for buying books, Heavy for its size
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Overall 5

Sony Reader Touch Edition (PRS-600)

PC Magazine
20 June 2010
  • Conclusion: The Reader Touch Edition is a stylish device with a touch interface that makes navigation a snap, but a difficult-to-read screen sinks this Sony e-book reader.
  • Pros: Sleek design. Touch-screen interface. Compatible with the ePub format, which Amazon's Kindles don't support.
  • Cons: Dull screen. Books must be sideloaded via computer. AC adapter is an optional $30 accessory.
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Review of the Sony PRS-600 Touch Edition Reader

Best Tablet Review
6 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Last month, news of two new Sony readers leaked when someone found repair manuals for new devices called the PRS-300 and the PRS-600. Gadget sites were rife with speculation about these devices and when they’d be released.
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Sony Touch Edition (PRS-600)

27 February 2010

Sony PRS-600 Touch Edition Reader Review

The Gadgeteer
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: There have been several questions about making collections in the Sony Reader software. The above picture is a screen capture showing the bottom of the left frame in the Sony Reader software. I have no reader attached at the time. The Plus-sign key used to create collections is shown circled in red.
  • Pros: Compact and lightweight, Good screen clarity, Increased internal memory for books compared to previous Sony reader models, Can add up to 32 GB of additional memory using a SD card and a Memory Stick PRO Duo, Can make text or hand-drawn notes inside books, Can read a wide variety of ebook formats,...
  • Cons: Screen is very reflective, English-only dictionaries available now, No case provided
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Overall 8

Sony Reader Touch Edition

27 August 2009
  • Conclusion: There's a lot to like about the Sony Reader Touch Edition; it has a responsive and high contrast Pearl E-Ink display, is easier and more intuitive to use than the Kindle and Nook thanks to the very good touch UI and it has a classy, compact design.
  • Pros: Touch interface is a pleasure, ePUB format support for library books.
  • Cons: No wireless, more expensive than Kindle and Nook.
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Overall 9

Sony PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition Review – a bargain revisit

19 September 2010
  • Excerpt: 2 Flares 2 Flares × Apple’s iPad has dominated the press this year, with incredible sales figures verifying that there is a huge market for easy to use, portable devices. I will hold my hand up and say I use an iPad regularly, from reading the Times newspaper every morning to playing with latest...
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Overall 9

The Sony Reader Touch Edition (PRS-600) is Sony's new flagship e-book reader

Good Gear Guide.au
13 April 2010
  • Summary: Unless having to connect to a PC to acquire content is a major concern for you, the Sony Reader Touch Edition is well worth considering.
  • Pros: Full-featured reader with a good music player, intuitive user interface
  • Cons: A tad heavy and pricey, requires a PC to add content
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Overall 8

Sony PRS-600 Reader Touch Edition

Trusted Reviews
14 October 2009
  • Summary: Is the Sony Reader Touch Edition the best eBook reader yet? Niall finds out.
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