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Sony Reader Daily Edition

With built-in 3G cellular wireless, the Sony Reader Daily Edition is the company's first fully featured rival to the Amazon Kindle.

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Meet the Sony Reader Daily Edition

A prototype of the Sony Reader Daily Edition is unveiled by Steve Haber, president of Sony's Digital Reading Business Division, at a press event at the New York Public Library on August 25, 2009.
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Sony's largest, most full-featured Reader to date

The Daily Edition has a built-in AT&T 3G wireless connection. Like the Amazon Kindle, the wireless service--which allows for access to the Sony eBook Store and download of subscription periodicals--is effectively free to the consumer.
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Go wide

The Reader Daily Edition includes a wide-screen 7-inch display that automatically adjusts from portrait (vertical) to landscape (horizontal) mode.
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Sony's 2009 Reader lineup

The family portrait showing all of the 2009 Sony Reader models. From left to right: the Sony Reader Pocket Edition (5-inch screen, $199); the Sony Reader Touch Edition (6-inch screen, $299); the Sony Reader Daily Edition (7-inch wide screen; $399).

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