Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1)
- Made by: Sony
- Released: October 2011
- Predecessor: None
- Languages Supported: English
- File Types Supported: PDF, TXT, ePUB, MP3, AAC, JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP
The PRS-T1 also known as "Reader Wi-Fi" is the world's lightest 6" e-Reader with a glare-free, paper-like display designed for hours of comfortable reading, even in direct sunlight. Use your fingertips to select a title, turn the page or zoom in and out. Wirelessly shop books, magazines and newspapers at Reader™ Store and get instantaneous access to websites like Wikipedia® and Google™ search.
Features direct access to public libraries in several countries. Uses E-Ink® Pearl V220 glare-free screen. Includes 12 Built-in Dictionaries with 2 English and 10 others with to and from French, German, Spanish, Dutch and Italian. Reader allows you to write on the page or highlight text as you would in a real book using your finger or a supplied stylus for Note taking.
The USB port supports mounting as a USB Mass Storage Device, and allows for syncing to Sony Reader for PC and Sony Reader for Mac. Installers for these are included.
- Color: white, black or red
- Size: 173 x 110 x 8.9mm (6 7/8 x 4 3/8 x 3/8 inches)
- Weight: 168g (5.9oz)
- Display: 6" E Ink Pearl™ with Clear Touch Infrared Technology 16 level grayscale
- Resolution : 600 x 800 pixels 167ppi.
- Operating Temperature : 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
- Memory Size: Internal: 2 GB Approx. 1.3 GB after initial setting.
- External: Micro SD card up to 32GB.
- DRM support: Adobe on ePub and PDF. ePub support is OPS 2.0, PDF is version 1.6
- MP3 support: no DRM
- Bit rate: 8 to 320 kbps
- Sampling frequency: 8 to 48 kHz
- AAC support: .mp4, .m4a (not raw AAC) no DRM
- Power: Built-in rechargeable battery: 3.7 V DC 1000mAh
- Battery Life (Approx) : A single charge lasts over one month with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time.; Read on a single battery charge for 3-4 weeks with wireless on.; Up to 14,000 continuous page turns when reading only.
- Recharging 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.
- Micro USB port
- In the Box
- Quick Start Guide, Warranty, Audio tips
- Important Product Information
- USB 2.0 (micro to standard) Cable
- Stylus Pen
Investigation has discovered the following unofficial details:
- Android 2.2.1-based
- 256MB RAM
- 800MHz Freescale ARMv7 CPU
- Freescale MX50 board
- eBook Reader - supports dictionary lookup, notes, bookmarks, highlighting.
- Music Player
- Photo viewer
- Web Browser
- Text memo maker
- Handwriting program - supports freehand drawing.
- eBook, periodical purchasing - Sony Reader store, provides access to Public Domain Google books as well.
- Overdrive app - Browse and checkout Public Library books in the USA, UK.
Sony has released several firmware updates for the T1, which are all installed using the provided Sony Reader for PC/Sony Reader for Mac desktop software.
- 1.0.00.09010 - installed on some shipping models
- 1.0.00.09270 - installed on some shipping models
- 1.0.02.10280 - released on 17 November 2011, installed on some shipping models
- 1.0.03.11140 - released on 9 December 2011
- 1.0.04.12210 - released on 27 January 2012
- 1.0.05.11130 - released on 26 November 2012
See the Firmware Upgrade page for more details.