Compare Amazon Kindle eBook Reader (KINDLE1) to Sony Reader Pocket Edition™ PRS-300 5" eBook Reader

 
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Sony Reader Pocket Edition™ PRS-300 5" eBook Reader

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Kindle PaperwhiteWorld's most advanced e-reader - higher resolution, higher contrast touchscreen with built-in light and 8-week battery life  Patented built-in light evenly... More
Kindle PaperwhiteWorld's most advanced e-reader - higher resolution, higher contrast touchscreen with built-in light and 8-week battery life  Patented built-in light evenly illuminates the screen to provide the perfect reading experience in all lighting conditionsPaperwhite has 62% more pixels for unsurpassed resolution25% better contrast for sharp, dark textEven in bright sunlight, Paperwhite delivers clear, crisp text and images with no glareNew hand-tuned fonts - 6 font styles, 8 adjustable sizes8-week battery life, even with the light onHolds up to 1,100 books - take your library wherever you goBuilt-in Wi-Fi lets you download books in under 60 secondsNew Time to Read feature uses your reading speed to let you know when you'll finish your chapterMassive book selection. Lowest prices. Less
Sony PRS300 Digital Text Reader - ePub, PDF, BBeB, DOC, RTF, TXT - 12.7 cm (5inch ) Display - 512 MB Flash - 100 Books - Technology: Network Technology. Take your favourite books with you... More
Sony PRS300 Digital Text Reader - ePub, PDF, BBeB, DOC, RTF, TXT - 12.7 cm (5inch ) Display - 512 MB Flash - 100 Books - Technology: Network Technology. Take your favourite books with you wherever you go with the Reader Pocket Edition. Ultra light and small enough to fit in your pocket, it features a 5inch paper-like display for easy reading - whether you're commuting, travelling or relaxing at home. Less
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Sony Reader Pocket Edition™ PRS-300 5" eBook Reader
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Product Review Summary

2.5
Based on 2 user reviews
50% recommend this product
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Consumer Reviews

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Kindle 1, Still a Great Choice. Here's Why.

bysynergi Apr 5, 2009
14 Helpfuls 15 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Whispernet. Font sizes, Amazon.
Cons Sony looks better. Pricey.
Recommended it? Yes

I have a Kindle 1, and I had the option to get Kindle 2.  I actually think Kindle 1 is better. Kindle 2 has 16 shades of gray which is nicer if you’re going to read a lot of magazines or newspapers, which I don't so I didn't need it. 

The text is darker on Kindle 1 making it easier on the... Read full review »

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DON'T BUY IT! GET A NOOK INSTEAD

bymmichota Mar 25, 2012
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros not bulky. easy book storage.
Cons everything else. fragile, flimsy. customer service is terrible.
Recommended it? No

TOTAL GARBAGE. Dropped first one from a distance of about Read full review »

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Product Review Summary

3.6
Based on 7 user reviews
83% recommend this product
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  • Good Value (3)
  • Compact (2)
  • Quality Construction (1)
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  • Bulky (2)
  • wish it came with back light (1)
  • A little bit heavy (1)
  • Heavy (1)
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  • Travel (2)
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216

It May Bot Be Fancy, But It Does The Job

byfallyn96 May 14, 2011
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros portable, easy to use, no glare, decent battery life
Cons slow (page turning, loading, etc), no extra features
Recommended it? Yes

It wasn’t Christmas morning, but it sure felt like it when I opened my door and found my brand new Sony Read PRS-300 sitting on top of my mailbox. After doing my happy dance, and phoning my husband to tell him that he no longer needs to share his iPhone with me (‘share’ meaning... Read full review »

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The best reader available!

byRiverleaf1772 Feb 20, 2010
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good Value, Great Design, Energy Efficient
Recommended it? Yes

I received my Sony Reader Pocket Edition as a Christmas gift, and I love it!  I find downloading books through the computer so much easier than trying to find the right wireless connection.  Especially because I live rurally.  I also like not having to drive to the city to get my new... Read full review »

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