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Item#: N82E16858201062

Sony PRS-T1 6" Ultra-light Reader with Wi-Fi and Enhanced Touch Screen -White

  • 16-level gray scale 6"
  • DRM Text: ePub (OPS v2.0, .epub file extension, Adobe DRM protected), PDF (PDF v1.6 or before, .pdf file extension, Adobe DRM protected)
  • Unsecured Text: ePub, PDF, TXT Unsecu
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  • newegg Wi-Fi Access to Over 2 Million Titles Wirelessly shop wherever you are with easy access to 2 million titles at the Reader Store. Borrow free books from your local public library or download Google public domain books. Plus, get immediate access to websites like Wikipedia and Google search.
  • newegg Ultra-compact and Elegant Styling Weighing less than 6 ounces, the lightest 6" eReader around is no bigger than a paperback. This slim, 0.35 inch device has an elegant curved profile for easy holding and carrying in a pocket or bag.
  • newegg Clear Enhanced Touch Screen Simply touch the superior 6" clear enhanced touch screen to call up your favorite books, swipe your finger to turn pages and zoom in and out by pinching your fingers together or apart.
  • newegg E-Ink Pearl V220 Glare-Free Screen With a crystal clear paper-like screen, you can read for hours - even in direct sunlight. The screen has no backlight or flicker like a standard LCD screen and features 8 adjustable font sizes plus adjustable contrast and brightness.
  • newegg Long Battery Life Read for up to 1 month on one battery charge - that will get you through your long vacation or up to 14,000 continuous page turns.
  • newegg Features Rich The ultra-light Reader Wi-Fi has 12 built-in dictionaries, 2GB memory and allows you to add optional MicroSD media to expand your storage to 32GB. Note-taking feature allows you to write on the page or highlight text as you would in a real book using your finger or a supplied stylus. You can also bookmark pages and return to them instantly. Plus, audio playback enables you to plug in your headphones to listen to audio books or to music as you read.

Learn more about the Sony PRS-T1/WC

General

Brand
SONY
Model
PRS-T1/WC

File Formats Supported

Text
DRM Text: ePub (OPS v2.0, .epub file extension, Adobe DRM protected), PDF (PDF v1.6 or before, .pdf file extension, Adobe DRM protected)

Unsecured Text: ePub, PDF, TXT
Image
JPEG/GIF/PNG/BMP
Audio
Unsecured Audio: MP3 (Non encrypted), AAC (Non encrypted)

Display

Screen Size
6"
Screen Type
E-Ink Pearl
Grey Scale
16-level gray scale
Resolution
600 x 800
Display Features
Clear Touch Infrared Technology

Features

Features
Wi-Fi access for easy download

Over 2 million titles at Reader Store by Sony, including free eBooks

Borrow free eBooks from your local library directly to your Reader

12 multi-language pre-loaded Dictionaries

Sleek, ultra-light design
Built-in Dictionary
Yes
Internal Memory
Approx. 1.3 GB after initial setting
Card Reader
Micro SD
Function
E-Book Reader

Connections

WiFi
IEEE 802.11b / g / n

Power

Battery Life
Up to 5 weeks
Recharging Time
Fully charges in approximately 2 hours via the included U.S. power adapter

Approx. 2.5 hours supports charging from your computer via the included USB 2.0 cable

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions
6.8" x 4.3" x 0.35"
Weight
6 oz.

System Requriements

System Requriements
OS:
- Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
- Windows 7 Starter - Windows 7 Home Basic
- Windows 7 Home Premium - Windows 7 Professional
- Windows 7 Ultimate
- Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bit)
- Windows Vista Home Basic with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Ultimate with Service Pack 2 or later
- Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit only)
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3 or later
- Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
- Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 & 2005 with Service Pack 3 or later
- Mac OS X version 10.7 (64 bit only)
- Mac OS X version 10.7 or later

CPU: 1 GHz Intel processor

RAM: 512 MB

Free space on hard disc: 250 MB or more Depending on the content amount, more space may be required.

Monitor: 1024 x 768 display with 24-bit color

Network: Broadband internet connection

Reader software is not supported by the following environments:
-An operating system other than those included above
-Personally built computer or operating system
-Multi-boot environment

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the Sony PRS-T1/WC

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  • Chris J.
  • 3/3/2012 3:43:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsLight, and simple.

Pros: Lightest e-reader. Almost all screen. IR-based touch, contrast is not affected by an extra "touch" layer. Open format, allows the use of epub, txt, and pdf.

Android based, can be modified to allow the use of certain Android apps, including the Amazn Kindle app.

Built-in wifi, web browser. Web pages with a lot of text look great.

Long life battery when wi-fi is turned off.

The refresh rate is very fast, though it is on every page, as opposed to the Kindle which I believe refreshes every sixth page.

Cons: Background is not white, it's a light gray. Text is not black, it's a dark gray. Overall it's easy to read in bright light, hard to read in low light because of the low contrast. A little harder to read than a traditional paperback book.

Wi-Fi runs down the battery very quickly. You can turn it off when not in use.

Other Thoughts: I picked this up on sale for $79. It's a great device at this price. Copying books over was simple, works well on both PC and Mac.

One odd thing is I noticed I read more because there are less distractions compared to my iPad. I'm more likely to just sit and read with this.

It's all plastic with a rubberized back and light, so I don't feel the need for a case, and have no problem just setting it down quickly like a book. I'm not worried about protecting it like I am with my iPad.

Overall probably the best e-reader out, unless you need the constant 3G connectivity of the Kindle. It can be modded to run the Amazn Kindle app for Android.

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