Sony Reader Touch PRS-600 Reviews: eBook Reader

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+ This e-book reader and e-reader has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on battery life.

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7.6 out of 10 based on 3006 reviews.
Sony Reader Touch PRS-600- Battery Life: 7500 page turns, holds 350 books, Touchscreen See full product description

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John, Alsager Retired

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Bad points:
Too complicated the reader has been returnrd
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
Features 5.0
Battery life 2.0
Design 6.0
Size and weight 6.0
Value for money 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Sep 2012

john, burton on trent staffordshire Avid reader

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
good clear screen ease of use.
Bad points:
battery life.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 May 2013

averil, Portadown Avid reader

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
I can't make it work or download the free books and I don't know why. My daughter is more computer savvy but she can't figure it out either. I have had no use from it at all and I am really disappointed.
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Apr 2011

David, Worcester, UK Retired

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Excellent when it works.
Bad points:
Frustrating when it downloads perfectly but then won;t transfer to eReader
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 3.0
Features 6.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 5.0
Size and weight 5.0
Value for money 6.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Jan 2013

stanley, Retired

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
well built
Bad points:
battery life
Overall rating 5.0
Ease of use 6.0
Features 6.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 6.0
Size and weight 5.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Jun 2012

Brian, Casual reader

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Sturdy build and clear screen, though not in dull light
Bad points:
Very poor battery life. Advertised as 7000+ page turns but needs recharged after about 80 pages into a book
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 1.0
Design 7.0
Size and weight 5.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Oct 2012

Robert, Retired

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
Bad points:
doesn't work
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
Features 1.0
Battery life 1.0
Design 1.0
Size and weight 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Aug 2013

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 6
Built-in Storage Capacity 350 books
Touchscreen Yes
3G No
WiFi No
Supports Annotations With stylus
Dual Screen No
Colour Screen No
MP3 Playback Yes
EPub Compatible Yes
SD Card Slot Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Battery Life 7500 page turns
PDF Compatible Yes
Type of screen E-Ink
Screen resolution (Pixels per inch) 170
Maximum Storage Capacity 13000 books
RTF Compatible Yes
TXT Compatible Yes
Weight 286
HTML Browser No
Width in mm 121
Height in mm 174.3
Depth in mm 9.8
Recharging Time in hours 2
Type of Batteries Lithium-ion
Colour Silver
Release date 2009-09-10

Also known as: Sony Reader PRS-600, Sony Reader Touch Edition


Manufacturer's Description

Get interactive with your eBook library
Take your favourite books with you wherever you go with the Reader Touch Edition™. Ultra light, slim and intuitive, it features a 6" paper-like touchscreen display for a totally interactive reading experience – whether you’re commuting, travelling or relaxing at home.

Carry 100s of books wherever you go
Not sure which books to take on your trip or commute? Carry hundreds of eBooks at a time and you’ll never have to make that choice again! Reader is lighter than a typical paperback and you can easily store hundreds of titles in your bag or pocket to take with you wherever you go.

Make notes and highlight passages
Studying the classics or spotted something of interest? Reader Touch Edition™ lets you get interactive with your eBooks and documents. Turn pages with one touch, create annotations on the virtual keyboard, highlight text with the stylus pen and double-tap a word on-screen to find its meaning.

Play music while you read
Find your favourite eBook, get comfortable in a chair or sun lounger and plug in some headphones. For total relaxation, you can listen to music on your Reader whilst you enjoy your book. The device supports many popular file formats, including MP3 and AAC audio files.

Read 1000s of pages on one charge
Getting to the end of a good novel is the best bit! You won’t worry about reaching the last page with the great battery life on Reader. It gives you thousands of continuous page turns from a single charge – enough to last for up to two weeks of reading, to get you through the longest journeys.

Read at any angle, and in sunlight
The highly advanced screen technology is gentle on the eye, with five adjustable font sizes to improve readability.The E Ink® Vizplex™ display gives a more natural paper-like reading experience.With no backlight or flicker, you can read for hours in direct sunlight and at virtually any angle.

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