Sony Reader PRS-500

75
Global
Score
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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CNET says:

Though the Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System is an impressive platform for reading e-books and other documents, the price and availability of compatible "books" makes it a tougher sell.
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Scores

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Breakdown

Battery life
8.0
Storage capacity
8.0
Display / readability
9.0
Portability (size / weight)
8.0
Document support
6.0
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Specs

Reader

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6 inches
Touchscreen
no
Internal storage
94 MB
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Specs

Reader

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
6 inches
Touchscreen
no
Internal storage
94 MB
View Full Specs
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