Conclusion: While the narrow, button-free sides of the display frame take some getting used to, the overall design is intelligent and carefully engineered. Encouraged by Sony’s uncharacteristically competitive pricing on this model, we recommend the Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 to readers who want features comparable to...
Pros: Lighter than its peers, Sharp, dark display, Workable music playback and Web browser, Supports finger-touch or stylus input, EPub compatibility, Competitive price
Cons: Bezel sides are very narrow, Battery not removable, No 3G option, No mobile apps for reading on smartphones, AC adapter costs extra
Excerpt: Sony makes some of the best ebook readers, and they've earned several firsts: they made the first mainstream US E Ink ebook reader in 2006, and they were the first to employ IR touch technology that didn't interfere with display quality or drive up prices significantly.
Pros: Great UI and touch experience, can download books using reader from public library, Google and Sony store, has stylus for note-taking, excellent PDF support.
Sony’s new eBook reader is a definite Kindle competitor
Good Gear Guide.au
11 November 2011
Conclusion: Sony's touch-sensitive, Wi-Fi enabled eBook reader is a solid product, although you'll need to want the extra features afforded by the touchscreen for it to be worth buying over the cheaper and more intuitive Amazon Kindle.
Pros: High quality screen, Long battery life
Cons: Complicated interface, No built-in Google Books store