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Amazon Kindle 2 vs. Sony Reader PRS-700

E-book readers are getting a lot of buzz, so we're throwing them into the Prizefight ring.

By March 17, 2009


Hands on with Sony's new PRS-700 digital reader

Sony announced the PRS-700, a new digital reader that features a touch-screen display and built-in light. It will go on sale in November for $400.

By October 2, 2008


Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-700BC - eBook reader - Sony Reader Software - 6

The PRS-700 takes one step forward for Sony digital readers--and a couple leaps back.

November 25, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating November 25, 2008

Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-700BC

Sony's third-generation e-book reader may not have wireless capabilities like the Amazon Kindle, but it's got a touch screen and a built-in reading light.

November 11, 2008


Sony's 'David Blaine' starts 30 days of living in display window

To promote its new Sony Reader, the PRS-700, Sony is having Dave Farrow sit in a display window in Manhattan and read all day long for the month of October.

By October 3, 2008


New Sony Readers leaked

A poster named aafuss in the Sony Insider forums announced quite a little online discovery: the service manuals for two new Sony Readers: the PRS-300 and PRS-600. Both models should be hitting the market soon.

By July 30, 2009


Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

While it's an improvement to the company's previous touch-screen model, Sony's Reader Touch Edition PRS-600 is 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.

September 11, 2009

3 stars Editors' rating September 11, 2009

Sony officially unveils new Readers, drops price of e-books

Sony has launched the $199 Reader Pocket Edition and $299 Reader Touch Edition, both of which hit stores at the end of August. It's also matching Amazon's $9.99 price tag on new releases and best sellers.

By August 4, 2009


Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

While Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 has a basic feature set, its $200 price tag, compact size, and Epub file compatibility make it an appealing e-book reader.

September 8, 2009

3 stars Editors' rating September 8, 2009

Rumor: New Sony Reader in August?

While there's been lots of e-reader news in recent weeks, precious little has been heard about a new e-reader from Sony. Is it coming soon? We play the speculation game with an assist from the MobileRead forums.

By July 28, 2009