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Sony Reader PRS 505

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Expert Review

9 March 2009
  • Excerpt: This updated version of the Reader uses an electronic paper display and allows eBook lovers to buy their books straight from Sony Connect. Weighing a mere 250g and 15.2 centimetres in diagonal, the Sony Reader PRS-505 comes with a 256 MB memory, an 8 GB Sony memory stick and is expandable to up to 2 GB.
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Sony Reader PRS-505 review

27 October 2008
  • Summary: This lightweight and attractive electronic book reader will either delight or aggrieve bookworms, so sound them out if you’re thinking of treating someone for Christmas. We’d prefer to see more generous onboard memory included and Mac support, yet despite initial reservations about the concept, we enjoyed using the Sony Reader and were pleased to find so many reasonably priced books available through the Waterstones website, in stark contrast to the expense of...
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Overall 8

Sony E-Reader PRS-505 review

23 July 2009
  • Summary: The PRS-505 is one sexy, highly desirable gadget
  • Pros: Looks great, feels great, easy to use one handed
  • Cons: Sluggish performance
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Overall 8

Expert Review

PC Advisor
27 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Sony's Reader is a leatherbound handheld device that allows you to carry hundreds of novels and reference books in electronic form. This latest version can now play MP3 music files and also recognise a greater range of file formats.
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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Features 7
Performance 8

Sony Reader PRS-505

PC Pro
12 September 2008
  • Conclusion: The PRS-505 marries style and purpose to stunning effect. If you can bear the price tag and do without the ability to annotate text, this eBook reader could make you the envy of everyone on the bus.
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Overall 7

Sony e-reader PRS-505 possui as funções básicas para um leitor de livros eletrônicos

Tech Tudo
11 April 2011
  • Conclusion: O Sony reader é um leitor de livros eletrônicos razoável. Ele permite armazenar diversos e-books, tem um visual bacaninha, oferece um player MP3 para ouvir músicas enquanto lê e tem tela de tinta eletrônica. Os usuários podem contar com suas funções básicas, mas o e-reader não tem nada de impressionante.
  • Pros: Visual agradável., Tela de e-ink., Boa capacidade de armazenamento.
  • Cons: Sem adaptador AC., Tela em tons de cinza.
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Overall 8

Schon getestet: E-Book-Reader PRS-505 von Sony

19 September 2008
  • Summary: Zumindest im englischen Sprachraum scheint das Zeitalter der elektronischen Bücher zu beginnen – nach dem Amazon Kindle kommt jetzt auch der E-Book-Reader PRS-505 nach Europa – und mittelfristig auch nach Deutschland. Vor allem der verhältnismäßig günstige Preis sowie das stromsparende und gut lesbare E-Ink-Display dürften potentielle Käufer anlocken.
  • Pros: attraktives Gehäuse, großartige Akkulaufzeit, tolles Display, günstig
  • Cons: schwer, kein Netzadapter zum Aufladen
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