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Sony Reader PRS-500

Sony Reader PRS-500

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75 Global Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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"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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Reviews

73
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 4

63
 
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User Reviews 4
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Specs

Key Specs

Screen type
E Ink
Screen size
622
Touchscreen
No
Internal storage
947
Memory card support
Sd, Mmc, Ms duo
Screen type
Screen size
Touchscreen
Internal storage
Memory card support
E Ink
622
No
947
Sd, Mmc, Ms duo

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75 Global Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

80
ryanjm
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
skipjack
I have enjoyed my E-Reader, the fact it's not locked into Sony's book...read more
80
Ultim8Fury
Since I bought it 3 years ago I've rarely left the house without it. I've...read more
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