Take your favorite books to go with the Sony® Reader Touch Edition™. Turn pages, take notes, highlight and even look up word meanings. Build your library today at The eBook Store from Sony, where you can access new releases or choose from over one million free public domain titles from Google Books , or you can visit public libraries to borrow eBooks.
Elegant 6” display with touchscreen navigation
The Reader Touch Edition™ features a 6” display with simple, easy-to-use touchscreen navigation. Turn pages with the swipe of a finger and enjoy fast and intuitive navigation of your favorite books.
Freehand highlighting and annotation
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. If you want, you can even export your notes to your computer using the eBook Library software.
Open format provides access to books from various sources
Enjoy access to a wider number of books from a wider number of places. By supporting both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF, you can access books at The eBook Store from Sony, check out books from public libraries, access over one million free public domain titles from Google, as well as sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers.
Carry thousands of your favorite books
Not sure which books to bring on your trip? With the Reader Touch Edition™, you will never have to make that choice again. 512MB of onboard memory7 lets you carry up to 350 of your favorite books3 at a time and with dual memory expansion card slots, your reading library is virtually limitless.
Thin, light, highly portable design
Whether you’re venturing across town or across the country, the Reader Touch Edition™ makes an ideal travelling companion. Measuring just 0.4” thin8 and weighing less than 10.1 ounces, the Reader Touch Edition is thinner and more lightweight than almost any book, and even many magazines.
Paper-like display for easy, natural reading
The Reader Touch Edition™ utilizes E Ink® Vizplex™ screen technology to deliver an amazing, paper-like display that’s more like ink on paper and fully readable in direct sunlight.
Two full weeks of reading on a single battery charge
Enjoy up to two full weeks of reading (7,500 continuous page turns) on a single battery charge.
Built-in Oxford American English Dictionary
A handy search function lets you look up words in the built-in Oxford American English Dictionary.
Intuitive eBook Library software for PC and Mac
eBook Library 3.0 software makes it easy to download eBooks, manage your collection, and transfer titles to your Reader Touch Edition™. eBook Library 3.0 software works with both PC and Mac.
Five adjustable font sizes to customize your reading
The Reader Touch Edition™ offers you the ability to resize text. Choose from five adjustable font sizes to improve readability.
USB 2.0 data and power connection
Transfer eBooks and charge your Reader Touch Edition™ using a single USB 2.0 cable.
Read in multiple formats, including ePub and PDF
The Reader Touch Edition™ supports Adobe® PDF5, Microsoft® Word, BBeB® Book and other text file formats, as well as ePub/ACS4 and connection with Adobe Digital Editions. You can even play back unsecured MP3 and AAC audio files9 (headphones required and sold separately).
Quick page turns and high contrast ratio
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.
Right and left-hand side page advance buttons
In addition to intuitive touchscreen navigation, the Reader Touch Edition™ features right and left-hand side page advance buttons for quick and easy page turning.
Thoughtful navigation and button placement
Designed for ease of use, the Reader Touch Edition™ provides intuitive touch screen navigation and button placement.
The Reader Touch Edition™ is available in your choice of sleek silver, classic black, and expressive red.