I have the original sony reader and assumed this one would be just as easy to install but I am having a bit of a problem putting it on the computer and replacing the one I have on there. Otherwise, the PRS is fairly loaded with features. An oft mentioned perk of the Sony PRS is its speed. Apple iPad 6th Gen. It can be run on Linux using Wine.

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This is because of the added layer required for the touchscreen. It comes with MB of internal memory, enough for or so ebooks, and has expansion slots for Pro Duo and SD memory cards. You can also write directly on the screen using the stylus and export these notes and drawings to view on your computer in Sony’s software.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A But if you are willing to compromise a little on the darkness of the text, or if the Sony PRS is your first ebook reader, you’ll likely have no problem with the way the text appears, and you’ll enjoy the perks and ease of touchscreen navigation. See details for full description.

Several third-party tools exist for the Sony Reader. Sony Wi-Fi Unlocked Tablets. Feel free to write down notes and highlight sections of text on the touchscreen, with the included stylus of this Sony e-reader. Sony Customer Support have confirmed that units sold in the US only work with Latin characters as of And if you picked up an e-reader for the first time and had nothing to compare the PRS with, you’d probably think it was just fine.

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There is an internal memory of 64 MiB. On September 1st, Sony announced upgraded versions of all 3 of their ereaders! It looks like JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Just take into account that a bright, even source of light is the best way to avoid any glare issues.

The same can be said about Zooming and Panning PDF files; there’s no flash or delay as you zoom or pan around prs–600 page.

Sony Touch Edition PRS-600 500MB, Wi-Fi, 6in – Black

Thirdly, the side-lit screen theoretically allowed for reading in dark environments, but it was more trouble than it was worth. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite The lighting on the PRS wasn’t great and the root of several of the device’s flaws, as it added another layer of glass to the device, making the screen more reflective and rexder responsive at the same time.

Support by Sony Mobile App. However, you can adjust the size of the letters. You also can’t add notes or check the dictionary while ps-600 Zoom mode because it’s an independent feature that has different touchscreen commands to facilitate panning. The device has two English languages and four translation dictionaries built-in.


See all 2 refurbished listings. Its touchscreen supports zoom in and out, look up in dictionary and adding notes. Continue prs-060 next page 01 It will also display image files: The Wall street journal.

Retrieved 21 March Our site is not optimized for your current browser. The Bottom Line While it’s an improvement to the company’s previous touch-screen model, Sony’s Reader Touch Edition PRS sonj saddled with a screen that’s short on contrast and prone to glare–and it lacks the wireless convenience of Amazon’s identically priced Kindle.

This model was superseded by the PRS in I just enjoy the feel of the ereader when reading. The PRS is definitely an improvement over its predecessor, but it, unfortunately, retains two of its major flaws.

And its use of the EPUB file format opens the door to a variety of free content, including public domain Google Books downloads and titles that can be electronically checked out from many local libraries. It is more comfortable to me.