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Sony PRS-T2 eReader (White)

B&H # SOPRST2WC Mfr # PRST2WC
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Product Highlights
  • Public Library Downloads Over Wi-Fi
  • Natural Reading Experience
  • Wi-Fi Access to Reader Store
  • Matte E-Ink Display
  • Up to Two Months Battery Life
  • Supports EPUB, PDF, Text Formats
  • Stores up to 1,300 Books
  • Take Notes & Highlight Text
  • Six Built-in Dictionaries
  • Evernote Clearly & Facebook Features

Curl up with a good book or two, or 1,300 for that matter, with the white Sony PRS-T2 eReader. Chief among the features of this eReader is its Wi-Fi connectivity and access to the public library for wireless lending -- so you can start building your library of eBooks right away. EPUB, PDF, and Text formats are all supported, whether the books are transferred to the device wirelessly or not.

The PRS-T2 is small and feather-light (less than half a pound), making it easy to carry wherever you go. The 6" screen also provides the option to use two fingers when navigating the touch screen. This feature allows you to utilize scroll, rotate, pinch open and close, and secondary right click functions. Of course you can still choose to use the included stylus for navigation or hand writing. Using the buttons at the bottom of the screen is an option as well. Additionally, a quick response virtual keyboard is at your disposal.

When it comes to the actual reading, the PRS-T2 features what Sony calls a "natural experience" display that's easy on the eyes. The E Ink Pearl E-Paper mimics real paper, which allows you to read as long as you wish. And with the long-life battery that lasts twice as long as its predecessor -- two months, with the wireless turned off -- you can do just that! Having enough reading material to last that long isn't an issue either. The PRS-T2 allows for content purchasing and sharing from the Sony Reader Store, other tethered and wireless devices you own, the public library, and online aggregators.

Additionally, step-up features allow you to share content wherever you are. With the Facebook feature, you can post a short passage from books purchased from the Reader Store to Facebook directly from your Reader along with the book cover, author and title.

With Evernote, you can save web content to enjoy any time. Evernote's Web Clipper allows saving content with a click, and pages saved with Evernote Clearly are optimized for the Reader's crisp E-Ink display. Favorite passages can also be annotated on Reader and saved back to Evernote for viewing later on any smartphone, tablet or PC.

Natural Reading Experience
Enjoy a natural reading experience with smooth page transitions and less flickering
Public Library Downloads Over Wi-Fi
Borrow free eBooks from your local public library using the dedicated public library icon and a Wi-Fi connection
Wi-Fi Access to Reader Store
Shop thousands of eBooks, newspapers, and magazines at Reader Store, and discover your next story with new recommendations each week
Generous Battery Life
Read for up to two months on a single battery charge
Six Built-in Dictionaries
Utilize the six built-in dictionaries to look up a word or translate into English, French or Spanish
Ad-Free Reading
Enjoy your favorite titles on the Reader without the distraction of advertisements
Display E Ink Pearl with Clear Touch Infrared Technology
Bit Depth / Gray Scale 16 level gray scale
Resolution 600 x 800 pixels
Screen Size 6"
Media Compatibility DRM Text: ePub (OPS v2.0, .epub file extension, Adobe DRM protected), PDF (PDF v1.6 or before, .pdf file extension, Adobe DRM protected)
Image: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Unsecured Text: ePub, PDF, TXT
Memory Internal: Approx. 1.3 GB after initial setting
External: Micro SD card up to 32GB
Operating Temperature 41 to 95° F (5 to 35° C)
Battery Built-in rechargeable battery: 3.7 V DC
Battery Life Single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time
Read on a single battery charge for 6 weeks with wireless on
Recharge Time Fully charges in approximately 2 hours via the approved U.S. power adapter. Approx. 2.5 hours supports charging from your computer via the included USB 2.0 cable
System Requirements OS: Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit) - Windows 7 Starter - Windows 7 Home Basic - Windows 7 Home Premium - Windows 7 Professional - Windows 7 Ultimate - Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bit) - Windows Vista Home Basic with Service Pack 2 or later - Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2 or later - Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 2 or later - Windows Vista Ultimate with Service Pack 2 or later - Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit only) - Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3 or later - Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 or later - Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 & 2005 with Service Pack 3 or later - Mac OS X version 10.7 (64 bit only) - Mac OS X version 10.7 or later

CPU: 1 GHz Intel processor

RAM: 512 MB Free space on hard disc:- 250 MB or more depending on the content amount, more space may be required

Monitor: 1024 x 768 display with 24-bit color

Network: Broadband internet connection

Specifications: Reader software is not supported by the following environments: An operating system other than those included above, personally built computer or operating system, multi-boot environment, multi-monitor environment
Dimensions (HxWxD) 6 7/8 x 4 3/8 x 3/8" (17.5 x 11.1 x 1.0 cm)
Weight 5.9 oz (167 g)
Sony PRS-T2 eReader (White)
  • USB Cable
  • Stylus Pen
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty
  • Important Product Information
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    SonyPRS-T2 eReader (Red)
     
    4.4

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to read (4)
    • Good screen quality (4)
    • Long battery life (4)
    • Compact (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday  (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Student (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

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      5.0

      Good Solid Product

      By TRM

      from Chicago,IL

      About Me Frequent Traveler

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Compact Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Read
      • Good Compatibility
      • Good Screen Quality
      • Long Battery Life

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertainment
        • Everyday 

        Comments about PRS-T2 eReader (Red):

        Easy to use, just the correct size. Has some really nice features just as font size and dictionary.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        great reader

        By jacobsteel

        from Gothenburg, Sweden

        About Me Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Read
        • Good Screen Quality
        • Long Battery Life

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday 

          Comments about PRS-T2 eReader (White):

          Fast, battery lasts a long time + excellent dictionary access from within books.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          great reader - great dictionaries

          By jacobsteel

          from Gothenburg, Sweden

          About Me Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Read
          • Good Screen Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about PRS-T2 eReader (White):

              Built in dictionaries were a great bonus. Fast little reader.

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Just A Good eBook

              By none

              from SE TEXAS

              About Me Engineer, Practical, Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Read
              • Good Screen Quality
              • Long Battery Life

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commutting
                • Everyday 
                • Travel

                Comments about PRS-T2 eReader (Red):

                Just for reading with extra long battery life due to the eink screen and no back light. If it's to dark to read time to turn on a light.

                Found a new author, download all his/her books in case you finish one and want to immediately start the next one in the series.

                Now you can download books from the local Library as well as purchase from any book store (other non Sony book formats can easily be changed to .epub using Calibre a free ebook format changer and personal library database.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great product!!

                By Tony

                from California

                About Me Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Long Battery Life

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about PRS-T2 eReader (White):

                  Great product, this is the second e-reader i have purchased. Happy with Sony products

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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