Sony unveils the lightweight PRS-T1 eReader
UPDATE: 19/11/2011 – Full review now available…
We’ve now fully-tested the new Sony reader in our lab. Go to the full Sony PRS-T1 review for our definitive verdict.
Sony has unveiled the PRS-T1 eReader, which, at 168 grams, is the lightest eReader to date – according to Sony. It’s 8.9mm thick, supports wi-fi connectivity and should be in the shops at the end of October 2011.
The new touchscreen ebook reader provides on-the-go access to ebookstores and a new public eLibrary services – providing that a wi-fi internet connection is available.
The PRS-T1 supports pinch to zoom and, if a finger is held over a word, will bring up an on-screen dictionary.
The device has 2GB of onboard memory, which can be expanded with the use of a MicroSD memory card. It will be available to buy in red, white or black.
We’ll bring you further details of this new eReader when we get our hands on the device at the IFA technology show in Berlin – so keep an eye out for further news.
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