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Sony Reader PRS300.

Reader Pocket Edition (PRS-300)


The Reader Pocket Edition (PRS-300) has a five-inch electronic paper display packaged in a stylish chassis and is available in a variety of colors, including navy blue, rose and silver. It's is easy to navigate with one hand, and fits into a purse or jacket pocket. The diminutive device can store about 350 standard eBooks and provides up to two weeks of reading enjoyment on a single battery charge.

No support for external memory or music playback.


  • Display
    • Screen Size: Vizplex 5 inches
    • Resolution: 800 x 600 pixels (200 ppi)
    • Gray Scale: 8-levels gray scale
  • Operating Temperature: 41 to 95 ° F
  • Power
    • Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery: DC 3.7 V
    • AC Power: DC 5.2 V
    • Battery Life (Approx): 7,500 (BBeB Book) Continuous page turns; 6,800 (EPUB) Continuous page turns
  • Media Formats Supported
    • EPUB file (Non DRM/ Adobe DRM protected)
    • BBeB Book (Non DRM/ PRS DRM protected)
    • PDF file (Non DRM/ Adobe DRM protected)
    • Text file
    • RTF file
    • Word file (unsecured) converted by eBook Library program on your PC to RTF.
  • Processor: i.MX1L
  • Dimensions
    • Weight: Approx. 7.76 oz
    • Measurements: 6.2 x 4.2 x .2 inches (LxWxD) 147 x 107 x 5 mm
  • Supplied Accessories
    • USB Cable
    • Sleeve
    • Quick Start Flyers
  • Optional Accessories
    • AC Adaptor: AC-S5220E
    • Car Charger: PRSA-CC1
    • Soft Cover: PRSA-SC3
    • Cover with Light: PRSA-CL3


This device is derived from the PRS505 which was preceded by the PRS500.

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