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It is one of three revamped e-readers released in 2010 as upgrades from the original Reader line.

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Pros

current generation e-ink display - faster and better contrast than previous generation e-readers

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touchscreen display control interface

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no buttons on the bezel you need to avoid while handling

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brushed aluminum front bezel

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full Oxford English Dictionary and translation dictionaries between English, German, Spanish, Italian and Dutch

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very comfortable to hold - lighter than the competition, no buttons on the sides to get in the way, nicely curved on the right edge

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2GB of internal storage

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SD and Sony's proprietary MemoryStick card slots for expansion up to an additional 32GB

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reserved, mature and minimalist aesthetic

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Cons

back cover is plastic - not the same brushed aluminum found up front

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old, unattractive aesthetic compared to the competition

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more expensive than industry leading alternatives from Amazon, Barnes & Noble

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The Sony Reader Touch Edition (PRS-650) is one of three revamped e-readers released in 2010 as upgrades from the original Reader line. In particular, the PRS-650 upgrades from the original PRS-600 hosts an ultra-lightweight (.4 pounds) design and inherits its predecessor’s 6” touchscreen, but hosts an E-Ink Pearl layer that uses optical technology to make reading easier for users. Like the new Pocket Edition, the PRS-650 also now hosts 2GB of onboard memory in addition to SD card and MemoryStick Pro memory expansion options. Other features it inherits, including a USB 2.0 interface for PC connecting (as there unfortunately is still no WiFi or 3G connectivity), a PDF and Doc viewer, and much faster page turning.

Features
  • Sony Reader eReader (2010)
  • Ultra Lightweight Design
  • Elegant Aluminum Design
  • Optical-Based Highly Responsive Touchscreen
  • E-Ink Pearl for Faster Page Turning
  • 2GB Integrated Memory
  • SHDC Expansion (32GB Max)
  • MemoryStickPro Memory Expansion (32GB Max)
  • PDF/Doc Viewer
  • Content Zoom
  • Adjustable Contrast/Brightness
  • Personalized Standby Screen
  • Oxford American Dictionary
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