Experience a full touch screen that reads like a real book on the Reader Touch Edition™. Turn pages with the swipe of a finger and enjoy fast and intuitive navigation of your favorite books. Choose more content from more places like the online Reader™ Store, where you can access new releases, best sellers and more. You can even access over two million free titles or find links to borrow eBooks through your local public library from the comfort of your home10.
Sporting a full 6" clear touch screen and an intuitive design, turning pages, bookmarking your spot, adjusting the font, and searching for titles can easily be done with the swipe of a finger. Use the virtual keyboard or included stylus to take freehand notes and highlight sections of text to revisit later.
Providing more than just a superior reading experience, the Reader Touch Edition, supports Adobe® PDF, Microsoft® Word and other text file formats, as well as EPUB/ACS4 and connection with Adobe Digital Editions4. In addition to being PC and Mac compatible10, you can even play back unsecured MP3 and AAC audio files9.
By supporting both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF, you can access bestsellers at the online Reader Store, check out books from public libraries8, access over two million titles and get content from sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers.
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The Reader Touch Edition uses high contrast E Ink® Pearl technology on its anti-glare touch screen to deliver an amazing, paper-like display that's more like ink on paper and fully readable in direct sunlight
Ideal for the passionate reader, constant traveler, or daily commuter, the Reader Touch Edition lets you carry up to 50,000 of your favorite books3 at a time using additional dual memory expansion card slots9.
While most portable electronics lose power after only a few hours, the Reader Touch Edition provides up to two full weeks of reading (7,500 continuous page turns) on a single battery charge1.
Enjoy your favorite books whenever, wherever with the Reader Touch Edition™. The easy-to-use 6" clear touch screen lets you turn pages and navigate your favorite books with the swipe of a finger. A paper-like display allows for natural reading, even in direct sunlight. Choose more content from more places like the online Reader™ Store, where you can access new releases and choose from over two million titles, plus find links to borrow eBooks from public libraries. Ideal for travelers or reading on-the-go, the Reader Touch Edition holds approximately 50,000 of your favorite digital books when using the expanded memory card slots.
You can choose more books from more places. At ReaderTM Store from Sony, you can download new releases, best sellers, and newspapers.2 You can even access over two million free titles or find links to borrow eBooks through your local public library from the comfort of your home.10 And since the Reader is open format, supporting both industry standard formats ePub and PDF, you can access even more books from other online bookstores or get content from other online sources.
The Reader Touch Edition™ utilizes high contrast E Ink® Pearl technology on its anti-glare touch screen to deliver an amazing, paper-like display that’s more like ink on paper and fully readable in direct sunlight. The screen offers a high contrast ratio with 16 levels of grayscale, ensuring that text and images are crisp and easy to read.
Enjoy two full weeks of reading on a single battery charge.1
Get the most out of your Reader Touch Edition™ by playing back your unsecured MP3 and AAC audio files7 while you’re reading.
Intuitive Reader™ Library software makes it easy to download eBooks, manage your collection, and transfer titles to your Reader Touch Edition™. Reader Library software works with both PC and Mac.8
Designed for ease of use, the Reader Touch Edition™ provides intuitive navigation and button placement, including right-handed and left-handed page advance buttons.
The Reader Touch Edition™ features a full 6” touch screen and an intuitive design that’s easy to take with you for convenient, on-the-go reading. The simple, easy-to-use touch screen allows you to turn pages with the swipe of a finger and enjoy fast and intuitive navigation of your favorite books for a more natural reading experience.
Take freehand notes and highlight sections of text you want to revisit later, just as you would in a real book, using the included stylus. If you prefer, a virtual keyboard is also available for entering quick notes or searching your eBooks. You can even export your notes to your computer using the Reader™ Library software.
The Reader Touch Edition™ offers you the ability to resize text. Choose from six adjustable font sizes to improve readability.
The Reader Touch Edition™ supports Adobe® PDF, Microsoft® Word, and other text file formats, as well as EPUB/ACS4 and connection with Adobe Digital Editions4.
Quick page turns let you read at a natural pace, while a high contrast ratio helps ensure your favorite books are easily readable, even in direct sunlight.
Not sure which books to bring on your trip? With the Reader Touch Edition™, you will never have to make that choice again. 2 GB of onboard memory lets you carry up to 1,200 of your favorite books3 at a time. With compatible external memory cards, you can carry up to 50,000 eBooks.11
Whether you’re venturing across town or across the country, the Reader Touch Edition™ makes an ideal travelling companion. Measuring just 0.38” thin6 and weighing only 7.58 ounces, the Reader Touch Edition is thinner and more lightweight than almost any book and many magazines.
A handy search function lets you look up words in 2 English language dictionaries, including The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition and Oxford Dictionary of English, Revised Edition and 10 built-in translation dictionaries.
Transfer eBooks and charge your Reader Touch Edition™ using a single high-speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant) cable.
Expand the capacity of your Reader Touch Edition™ with optional Memory Stick PRO Duo™ or SD media slots.9
The Reader Touch Edition™ is available in your choice of black or red.
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