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Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader

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Electronic device used to display e-books.
e-book readers
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Long product name Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader :
The short editorial description of Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader

E Ink Pearl 6" (800 x 600 px), 2 GB, ePub/PDF/TXT, MP3/AAC, 3.5mm, micro-USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, 168 g, Black

Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader:
The official marketing text of Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader as supplied by the manufacturer
The world’s lightest eBook Reader

Ultra slim and lightweight reader with superior paper-like touch screen and Wi-Fi®

- Immediate access to websites with Wi-Fi® capability
- Small, thin and light at just 168 grams
- Clear Dual Touch Screen
- E Ink screen for paper-like display for easy reading
- Never be lost for words with 12 built-in dictionaries
Short summary description Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader:
This short summary of the Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony PRS-T1, 6", E Ink Pearl, 600 x 800 pixels, 3:4, ePub,PDF,TXT, AAC,MP3
Long summary description Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader :

Sony PRS-T1. Display diagonal: 6", Technology: E Ink Pearl, Display resolution: 600 x 800 pixels. Document formats supported: ePub,PDF,TXT, Audio formats supported: AAC,MP3, Image formats supported: BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG. Internal storage capacity: 2 GB, Compatible memory cards: microSD (TransFlash). Headphone connectivity: 3.5 mm, Interface type: USB 2.0, Wi-Fi standards: 802.11b,802.11g,802.11n. Digital Rights Management (DRM): ePub, PDF

This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony PRS-T1 6" Touchscreen 2GB Wi-Fi Black e-book reader based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Touchscreen *
A screen of a laptop, smartphone, etc., that responds to touch so you can control the interface using your fingers.
Technology *
Modern components and devices.
E Ink Pearl
Display resolution *
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
600 x 800 pixels
Color *
Gray scale levels
Aspect ratio
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of a shape to its height. For example, 4:3 is common for standard displays and 16:9 is the ratio for Widescreen TV.
File formats
Document formats supported *
The type of document formats that can be read/produced with this device e.g. .docx, .pdf.
Audio formats supported *
The audio formats which this device or software can read/use e.g. MP3, MP4.
Image formats supported *
The type of image files that the device can use/display e.g. gif, JPEG (jpg).
Video formats supported *
The type of video formats that can be used by this device.
Not supported
Internal storage capacity *
The amount e.g of data which can be stored inside the device.
2 GB
Compatible memory cards *
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
microSD (TransFlash)
Memory capacity (e-books)
Ports & interfaces
Wi-Fi *
Popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.
Headphone out *
The socket for connecting headphones to the device.
Headphone connectivity *
How headphones connect to a device e.g. wirelessly or via a cable and connector.
3.5 mm
Bluetooth *
Bluetooth is a low-power radio technology developed to replace the cables and wires currently used to link or connect electronic devices such as personal computers, printers, and a wide variety of handheld devices including mobile phones. Because it uses radio-wave connectivity, a Bluetooth-enabled device has a constant, established connection to whatever browser it uses. This saves the user the trouble of logging on to check for emails or news updates, for example.
Interface type
USB 2.0
Wi-Fi standards
The type of wireless local area network (LAN). It can be ad-hoc, where units in a network communicate peer-to-peer, or Infrastructure, where units communicate with each other via an access point A LAN interconnects computers in a small area e.g. home, school or office.
Built-in camera
The product has an integrated camera.
Built-in speaker(s)
The device contains speaker(s) to produce sound.
Rotating *
Capability to rotate device.
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
ePub, PDF
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Battery life (max) *
Maximum battery life. Mobile Mark™ (2002) is the standard often used to benchmark battery life time.
720 h
Battery technology
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage
The voltage (V) of the battery.
3.7 V
System requirements
Windows operating systems supported
Windows vesions wich can be used with the device.
Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Professional
Mac operating systems supported
Mac operating systems e.g. OS X can be used with the device.
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Intel 1GHz
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
512 MB
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
250 MB
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
4.33" (110 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
0.35" (8.9 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
6.81" (173 mm)
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
5.93 oz (168 g)
Packaging content
Quick start guide
Instructions, either online, as a computer program or in paper form, to allow you to set up and start using the product quickly.
Stylus pen
Cables included
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
4.33 x 0.35 x 6.81" (110 x 8.9 x 173 mm)
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 60 expert reviews for Sony PRS-T1 and the average expert rating is 80 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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The war of e-readers has nearly come to an end. Amazon currently rules the market with their Kindle, and soon to be multiple Kindle devices. Barnes & Noble has their offering, and both B&N and Amazon offer 3G on their devices for wireless sync. Other comp...
Good Light, solid build, comfortable to hold onehanded, Excellent screen for reading and touchfunctions, Internet and bookfinding and sharing functions are superb...
Bad Glossy sides damage very easily, Expensive compared to even 3G models and future competition...
Bottom line Readers who just want a one-device eReader are going to love the Sony Reader Wi-Fi. It's very light...
twitter: @lisagade) Sony makes some of the best ebook readers, and they've earned several firsts: they made the first mainstream US E Ink ebook reader in 2006, and they were the first to employ IR touch technology that didn't interfere with display q...
Good Great UI and touch experience, can download books using reader from public library, Google and Sony store, has stylus for notetaking, excellent PDF support.
Bad Costs a bit more than the competition.
Sony has made ebook readers for longer than Amazon or Barnes & Noble, but you wouldn't know it from the sales figures. Credit the company's pricing, which has been far from competitive. Many Sony Readers also lacked Wi-Fi or 3G; the only option for add...
Good Slim design, Excellent contrast, Includes a memory card slot, a headphone jack, and ePub support, Attractive font choices...
Bad Clunky Reader Store is difficult to use, No Reader Store-compatible iPhone or iPad apps, A few bugs...
Bottom line Sony finally comes down to earth with the Reader Wi-Fi, a $150 ebook reader that compares well with the B&N Nook Touch and upcoming Amazon Kindle Touch...
The Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 is a slim and stylish e-reader whose unusual design sets it apart from the pack. Its core specs are on a par with those of the other big guns, too. In spite of this model's handy buttons, however, it stumbles in overall us...
Good Light weight makes it conducive for one-handed use, * Convenient buttons...
Bad Occasionally feels sluggish, * Plastic bezel attracts fingerprints, Price when rated: $130...
The Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 is a slim and stylish e-reader whose unusual design sets it apart from the pack. Its core specs are on a par with those of the other big guns, too. In spite of this model's handy buttons, however, it stumbles in overall usa...
Good Light weight makes it conducive for onehanded use, Convenient buttons...
Bad Plastic bezel attracts fingerprints, Occasionally feels sluggish...
Bottom line With a touchscreen and a row of physical buttons beneath the display, this e-reader takes a different approach from its competition. Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 Review: An E-Reader That's Big on Style and Flexibility Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 Review, by M...
Good Lighter than its peers, Sharp, dark display, Workable music playback and Web browser, Supports finger-touch or stylus input, EPub compatibility, Competitive price...
Bad Bezel sides are very narrow, Battery not removable, No 3G option, No mobile apps for reading on smartphones, AC adapter costs extra...
Bottom line The PRS-T1, priced more competitively than previous Sony e-readers, is a genuine alternative to the Kindle and Nook families, given its light-but-sturdy build, extensive reading controls, and audio/Web functions...
Proving once again that the stylus isn't dead, the Sony Reader Wi-Fi comes with its own black pen for taking notes and navigating the device. This 6-inch eReader also has an E Ink screen that's easy on the eyes, and Sony's store offers a selection on p...
Good Graphically appealing interface; Wi-Fi enters standby automatically; Handwriting notes is easy...
Bad tantly dropped Wi-Fi connections; Sluggish keyboard and touch responsiveness; Stylus can't be stored inside device; No reader-to-reader lending; Lacks social networking functionality...
Bottom line Handwriting input with a stylus and a slick interface can't save the Sony Reader Wi-Fi from its myriad shortcomings.
hello Every year I’ve been writing for The Gadgeteer, I’ve reviewed the newest Sony ebook reader. I admit I have moved on to reading mostly on my iPad 2, and I did just buy a Kindle, but I couldn’t let the new Sony reader pass without giving it a look...
Good Clear eInk screen, Responsive touchscreen that doesn't add glare, Can check out and read library books, Can read even in direct sunlight, Wi-Fi connectivity to buy and download books from the Sony Reader Store (bookstore), Lightweight...
Bad Can't read in very dim or dark rooms...
Before this model, Sony was selling three separate Readers: the ($179.99, 3 stars), the ($229.99, 3 stars), and the ($299.99, 2.5 stars), each with different screen sizes. All three have been discontinued; the Reader Wi-Fi replaces all of them. Sony...
Bottom line I also ran into a few actual bugs. Logging into the Reader Store using my Sony account the first time proved difficult, and required several tries where it threw me back a screen or two. When it finally worked, the Sony Reader Wi-Fi unceremoniously sai...
The Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1WC is a handsome device with classic aesthetics. The reader is available in a choice of white, red or black, which is more color choices than you get from the standard fare of e-readers. The device also has a soft rubber back f...
Good As lightweight as it gets, display holds up really well in sunlight, builtin wireless, touchscreen U.I. is easy to use, comes with web browser and note taking apps, three color choices available, The...
Bad Google books content no longer available, pages can be slow to refresh – especially with graphics...
Sony's timing could have been better with the Reader WiFi PRS-T1. The device, which was unveiled back at IFA in late August, is set to launch within a fortnight. In the intervening time, Amazon, the clear leader in the space, unveiled two new readers -- t...
Good Multimedia and notetaking features, Pinchtozoom touchscreen, Easy access to public library and Google Books content, Lightweight...
Bad Relatively pricey compared to the Kindle, Full screen refresh with every page turn...
Bottom line Sony's new WiFi reader offers a lot of extras that don't come with the latest Kindle -- but the bells and whistles come at a bit of a premium...
We’ve talked about Sony’s ebook business many times on Gear Diary, but we finally have the chance to review one of the units! Today we’re taking a look at the PRS-T1, aka the Sony Reader Wifi, their newest device. This is a touchscreen, eInk reader...
Good Many font options; Build quality is excellent; Handwriting feature makes note-taking a breeze; Offers library integration...
Bad Browser and store browsing are very slow; Sluggish screen refresh; Downloading is slow OR requires a computer We truly appreciate it when you share. Thank you! =)FacebookShareRedditDiggStumbleUponEmailPrint...
Bottom line The big question here is, who is the audience for this device? If you are an ebook enthusiast, enjoy finding books from multiple sources, and you’re looking for something you can tweak to your heart’s content, this is a great choice at an affordable...
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