PRS950

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The PRS950 model of the Daily Edition adds Wi-Fi to the free 3G wireless access to the Sony eBook store. The Reader Daily Edition features a high contrast E Ink® Pearl technology on its anti-glare touch screen. It is otherwise similar to the older PRS900 model.

See the PRS950 description at the Sony web site.

Contents

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The Reader Daily Edition™ (also known as the PRS-900) has free 3G downloads and side loading via USB. It features a seven-inch touch screen display. The latest version of the Daily Edition is the PRS950.

[edit] Features

  • 2GB of onboard memory.
  • eBook Library software works with both PC and Mac.
  • free 3G.
  • 7" display, measured diagonally, Portrait or Landscape.
  • In landscape the Reader allows for 2-page layout of content.
  • Built-in Dictionary: New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition.
  • E Ink® Vizplex™ 16 levels of grayscale.
  • Freehand highlighting & annotation using the included stylus and a virtual keyboard exportable to pc/mac.
  • Adobe® PDF3, Microsoft® Word, BBeB® Book, EPUB/ACS4 and connection with Adobe Digital Editions2.
  • XS zoom level added.
  • remove margins option.
  • two-page view.
  • two dictionaries on the device, not just one as mentioned on the site; also same four languages and extra keyboard layouts as on PRS-600.
  • separate "newspaper viewer" for periodicals (navigate by sections and articles).
  • automatic collections: "Unread books", "Unread Periodicals", "Purchased Books". Still no manual on-device collections creation.
  • protect content from accidental deletion (from the device; it can still be deleted from PC).
  • dictionary can be browsed separately, not only from a book.
  • Included: AC charger, soft cover and zippered case (PRSA-ZC9).
  • DRM-protected BBeB books are not supported. (They are supported on the PRS950).

[edit] Specifications

Product Specifications

  • Power
    • AC Power : DC 5.2 V
    • Battery Life (Approx) : 12,000 (ePub) Continuous page turns
    • Battery Type : Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery: DC 3.7 V
  • Display
    • Gray Scale : 16 level gray scale
    • Resolution : 600 x 1024 pixels
    • Screen Size : Vizplex™ 7.1 inches
  • Weights and Measurements
    • Dimensions (Approx.) : 5 x 8-1/8 x 19/32 inches (WxHxD) without cover 5 x 8-1/8 x 23/32 inches (WxHxD) with cover
    • Weight (Approx.) : 12.75 oz
  • Media Formats Supported
    • DRM Text : ePUB (Adobe DRM protected), PDF (Adobe DRM protected)
    • Image : JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
    • Unsecured Audio : Unsecured Adudio: MP3 (Non encrypted), AAC (Non encrypted)
    • Special Newspaper format.
    • Unsecured Text : ePUB, PDF, TXT, RTF, Microsoft® Word (Conversion to the Reader requires Word installed on your PC)
  • Memory
    • Memory Size : User available capacity: Up to 1.6 GB Dual Memory Card Expansion Slots for Memory Stick Duo™ and SD Card up to 32 GB.
  • Operating Temperature : 41 to 95 °F
  • Wireless/Networking
    • Wi-Fi : Supports HSPA, UMTS, Edge, and GPRS data services with two bands (850 and 1900 MHz)

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