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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


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


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.

By November 25, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating November 25, 2008

MSRP: $349.99


New Nook lights it up

As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.

By April 12, 2012


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


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


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


Kindle 2 flaw: Lighter text causing headaches?

The blogosphere is buzzing with user reports that the text is lighter on the Kindle 2 than the Kindle 1. Some say this makes reading for long stretches uncomfortable and that Amazon should issue a firmware upgrade to correct the suspected flaw.

By March 9, 2009


Kindle 2: Hands-on impressions

CNET's David Carnoy shares his first impressions of Amazon's second-generation digital reading device.

By February 9, 2009