Holds around 160 electronic books (eBooks) or more.
Smaller than a typical paperback, 8mm thick and very light: it's a stylish aluminium unit that fits in your coat pocket.
Easy to read 6" eInk® screen. High resolution and multi-shade grey scale give fine detail on text or black-and-white photos, illustrations, etc..
Unlike a PC, screen has no backlight or flicker to give the experience of reading a paper page.
Easy to use menu and simple, intuitive controls.
Add bookmarks, scroll smoothly down the page, read page-by-page or "fast forward" through the book.
Automatically find the page you were last reading.
Call up your stored books quickly: by Author, Title or Date.
MemoryStick™ DUO and SD Card slots allow you to optionally increase capacity up to around 13000 titles.
Very low power consumption allows nearly 7000 page turns from a single battery charge.
Can be fully charged in only 4 hours from a laptop or PC via supplied USB cable.
Two hours charge time using optional UK/continental mains Adaptor (ACS-5220E).
Uses the EPUB standard: the most widely used eBook type. But can also read other very common text documents..
Can also display most common image and photo file types. NB images are black and white, not colour..
Use with headphones to listen to music while you read (mp3 or AAC files). We recommend Sony MDR-NC22CX in-ear, noise cancelling headphones, but any Sony headphones are suitable..
All necessary software (eBook Library) plus quick start instructions supplied. Full user guide is included on PDF.
Comes with soft tan case. Other cases available as optional accessories.
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