The Sony Touch Edition (or PRS 600) sure is a nice gadget to look at. Positioned right between the Pocket and the Daily edition, it comes with an extensive array of functions and is targeted to the price-conscious but quality minded costumer who does want the little extra something from his/her E-Reader.
Music, Communication, Internet, Games, organizers, and Movies are enjoyed through portable devices called mobiles. Now, you can add another activity to the list that will be accessible just when you want it!! Yes, reading your favorite book is no more limited to a specific place. Here comes the Reader Touch Edition™ from Sony, with simplest features like six inch touch screen display, turn pages with swipe of your finger, free hand highlighting and annotation, multiple formats support system, Sony E-book store, and huge storage capacity.
The Reader has a polished touch screen that makes navigation faster and easier than ever. The virtual keyboard helps you take quick notes and search E–books, what’s more is that you can even transfer your notes to the computer through e-Book Library software. It weighs less than 10.1 ounces with a truly portable design increasing the need to have one such device.
The reader is equipped with inbuilt Oxford American English Dictionary, USB 2.0 data and power connection through which you can transfer e-books, and charge power to the device, Advance buttons on both left and right pages for easy and quick viewing are also available.
There are multiple formats such as Adobe® PDF, Microsoft® Word, BBeB® Book and ePub/ACS4 with Adobe Digital Editions being the foreground of the reader as it makes easy to have a wide range of books from various sources, the e-book Store from Sony just gives you the choice to select books from public libraries, access to over one million public domain titles from Google that is absolutely free, sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers.
One can enjoy play back unsecured MP3 and AAC audio files with headphones that are being sold separately for the purpose.
E Ink® Vizplex™ screen technology is used to make reading more natural and provides paper-like display that can be read even in direct sunlight. The device has memory size that limits up to 512 MB and 300MB user available capacity with dual memory card for expension slots for Memory Stick PRO Duo™ and SD Card™ up to 16GB.
Microsoft Windows Vista operating system is preferred with other devices like USB ports, Internet connection, being added advantages for reader usage. The edition’s battery life includes 7,500 continuous page turns on BBeB Book, and 6,800 page turns on ePub. It is a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery with 8-levels gray scale and has screen resolution of 800 x 600 pixels. When you purchase the device you can expect to have an USB cable, Sleeve, and Quick start guide. Premium Leather Cover is best recommended for maintainance of the device.
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