Sony PRS900BCKIT Digital Text Reader - PRS900BCKIT

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Product Overview

Experience the freedom to wirelessly browse, purchase and download books and periodicals from the Reader™ Store with free 3G wireless access. Measuring just 0.6" thin and weighing only 12.75 ounces, the Reader Daily Edition™ also features a 7" paper-like display and touch screen navigation. With six adjustable font levels you can be sure to read easy in either portrait or landscape format. Plus, the Reader supports multiple formats including ePub and PDF while giving you access to over one million free public domain titles from Google Books. The Daily Edition is the premier digital reader for The Wall Street Journal, allowing the added freedom of subscribing to exclusive content and daily updates.

Free 3G Wireless Access
Wirelessly browse, purchase and download books and periodicals at the Reader Store11. Whether you're venturing across town or across the country, the Reader Daily Edition digital book with free 3G mobile broadband makes an ideal travelling companion.

Read All About It
The Reader Daily Edition is optimized for newspapers and offers periodical content through the Reader Store in an elegant, easy-to-read format. You can purchase a single paper or a monthly subscription and have the publication of your choice delivered wirelessly each day to your device.

Touch Screen Navigation
Designed to mimic the paperback experience, you can read in either portrait or landscape orientation. Use the intuitive touch screen navigation to turn pages, bookmark your spot, adjust the font, and search for titles with the swipe of a finger. With E Ink® Vizplex™ screen technology, you'll experience a high contrast, paper-like display.

Multiple Formats Supported
Providing more than just a superior reading experience, the Reader Daily Edition, supports Adobe® PDF3, Microsoft® Word, BBeB® and other text file formats, as well as EPUB/ACS and connection with Adobe Digital Editions. In addition to being PC and Mac® compatible5, you can play back unsecured MP3 and AAC audio files.

More Content from More Places
Talk about never-ending stories. By supporting both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF, you'll have access to over one million free public domain titles from Google Books1, sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers. You can also check out books from public libraries.

Advanced Reading Features
Use the included stylus to take freehand notes and highlight sections of text you want to revisit later, or bring up the virtual keyboard to enter quick notes or search eBooks. You can also look up words in The New Oxford American Dictionary, Second Edition, or export your notes to a computer using the Reader™ Library software.

Specifications

Manufacturer Sony
Mfg Part# PRS900BCKIT
SKU 213616812
UPC 027242258006
UPC 14 00027242258006
Links
Product Guide Click here for Digital Book Downloads
Product Guide Click Here for the Sony Store
Features
Free 3G wireless access
Long battery life
Thin, light, highly portable design
Elegant 7” display with touch screen
Paper-like display for easy reading
More content in more places
Access books and newspapers wirelessly on the go
Read in multiple formats
Compatible with PC and Mac
Portrait or landscape viewing
Freehand highlighting & annotation
Built-in Dictionary
Six adjustable font sizes to customize your reading
Quick page turns and high contrast ratio
Tech Specs
Display
Gray Scale : 16 level gray scale
Resolution : 600 x 1024 pixels
Screen Size : Vizplex™ 7.1 inches
Media Formats Supported
DRM Text : ePub (Adobe DRM protected), PDF (Adobe DRM protected)
Image : JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Unsecured Audio : MP3 (Non encrypted), AAC (Non encrypted)
Unsecured Text : ePub, PDF, TXT, RTF, Micrsoft® 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 Conditions
Operating Temperature : 41 to 95 °F
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
System Requirements
General : OS: - Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Basic/ Home Premium/ Professional/ Ultimate. Microsoft® Windows Vista® (32-bit or 64-bit) Home Basic/ Home Premium/ Business/ Ultimate with Service Pack 1 or later. Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit only) Home Edition/ Professional/ Media Center Edition 2004 & 2005 with Service Pack 2 or later. - Mac OS X version 10.6, 10.5.6 or later, 10.4.11 or later. CPU: - 800 MHz Celeron class processor or better for Windows. - Intel, Power PC G3, G4, or G5 processor for Mac RAM: -128 MB or more (minimum 512 MB for Windows Vista) Free space on hard disc: - 20 MB or more, but depending on the content amount, more space may be required. Monitor: High Color or more, 1024 x 768 pixels or more (True Color, 1280 x 1024 pixels or more recommended) Other devices: USB port (High-Speed USB Compatible) Internet connection (broadband recommended, some fees may apply) is also required on your computer.
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
Wireless/Networking
Wireless : Supports HSPA, UMTS, Edge, and GPRS data services with two bands (850 and 1900 MHz)
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