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6.5 out of 10

Sony PRS-700

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Overall 6

I have tried them all.

Anonymous "Jason Colby", Amazon
11 February 2009
  • Summary: The first reader I tried was the Sony first generation, (the one before this one) and as my first reader it was really cool. Then, I found out about the Kindle and returned the Sony almost immediately, finding out that you can preview books and wirelessly download books and magazines almost immediately... The only problem with the was the Kindle has an awkward attachable boom light that needs to be constantly adjusted for nighttime use.
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Overall 6

The new features made the product worse ...

LKR "LKR", Amazon
17 November 2008
  • Summary: On the paper the PRS-700 is really what we waited for , more powerful CPU , light , touch , zoom in PDFs etc ... However in reality addition of the touch screen and second layer for illumination caused the screen to be too gray , about the same level as PRS-500 while PRS-505 is way more clear - the white is whiter and the black is blacker :) Touch is a really cool feature but removal of page forward and back buttons on the right side of the screen made it impossible to...
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