Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 Reviews
Product Type: Sony Tablet PCs / eBook Readers
Description:Model ID PRS600B.CEW / Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 - 6" E Ink ( 800 x 600 ) - black / Thinner, smaller and lighter than most magazines, the Reader Touch Edition lets you access up to 350 of your favorite books from anywhere. The intuitive 6" touchscreen display makes ... more
Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 ... navigation a breeze, letting you turn pages with the swipe of a finger. An included stylus offers freehand highlighting and annotation. With support for multiple file formats including ePub and PDF, you can enjoy books from more places, including the ebook store from Sony and over half a million free public domain titles from Google.
The Reader Touch Edition features a 6" display with simple, easy-to-use touchscreen navigation. Turn pages with the swipe of a finger and enjoy fast and intuitive navigation of your favorite books.
Whether you're venturing across town or across the country, the Reader Touch Edition makes an ideal traveling companion. Measuring just 0.4" thin and weighing less than 10.1 ounces, the Reader Touch Edition is thinner and more lightweight than almost any book, and even many magazines.
The Reader Touch Edition utilizes E Ink Vizplex screen technology to deliver an amazing, paper-like display that's more like ink on paper and fully readable in direct sunlight. Quick page turns let you read at a natural pace, while a high contrast ratio helps ensure your favorite books are easily readable, even in direct sunlight.
Newest Review: ... are very poor) although I am yet to be convinced that it is as good as Sony advertise. The touch screen system is very neat ... more
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Customer Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 Reviews (3)
by - written on 18/08/10 (Very useful, 65 readings)
I acquired my Sony PRS600 a couple of months ago and have mostly loved it. The reason it stood out for me was the ability it has to mark, highlight and notate text and this has proved to be a very useful function. This sets it apart from other systems on the market (barring the ipad) and although it is expensive (particularly given Kindle's recent dramatic price slash!) it is the stand out product in its class. The battery length is excellent once you have fathomed how to switch it off properly (the instructions are very poor) although I am yet to be convinced that it is as good as Sony advertise. The touch screen system is very neat and makes it ... Read the complete review
by - written on 04/06/10, updated on 06/06/10 (Useful, 66 readings)
The Sony Reader Touch, looks and feels great. It is a very sturdy product and having had the Cybook Gen 3 before that, the touch screen was a very welcome addition as was the built-in dictionary, which quickly became indispensable. The Reader Touch also has a note-taking facility, where you can underline text and make margin notes etc. I found this function useful for taking quotes, as they could be easily retrieved. When it comes to downloading books and newspaper artciles there are plenty of sites, such a Feedbooks and Inkmesh, where you can find them for free. Although the battery life was meant to equal the Cybook, I found that mine ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/03/10 (Very useful, 109 readings)
I cannot say that the Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 has a particularly attractive name, but for Sony, that isn't really a surprise. Similar to the many other eBook readers on the market, the Digital Book uses an electronic ink display, requiring no charge to hold an image. Lets take a look at some of its features. Screen: The center of the reader is adorned with a glorious six inch, grayscale touch screen. This display uses Electronic ink and paper technology, and you benefit from the perks that come with it. The display is, for example, viewable in direct sunlight, and the screen only requires power when it changes the image, meaning that the battery ... Read the complete review
Technical Details for Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600
|Product Description||Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-600 - eBook reader - 6"|
|Product Type||eBook reader|
|Display||6" monochrome E Ink - 800 x 600 - touchscreen|
|Supported Text Formats||EPUB, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, BBeB|
|Supported Still Image Formats||BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG|
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||12.2 cm x 1 cm x 17.5 cm|