iRiver Story EB02
Can store a lifetime worth of books in your pocket; easy to use; nice screen; supports various e-book and Office document formats; long battery life; plays music and records voice.
Not locked in to one service for downloading ebooks. Good build quality and decent design. Wide format compatibility.
Stiff page turn buttons; built-in keyboard not really useful; pricey.
No built-in 3G.
By TechCentral on August 11, 2010
EASY TO HOLD: The Story is really thin and is slightly bigger than a typical book. An ex-avid reader revives his passion for fantasy books thanks to a nifty e-reader by South Korea's iriver Inc. Here is his story. By ZAM KARIMintech@thestar.com.my I...70
By T3 Magazine on March 12, 2010
Text looks sharp on the Story’s e-ink screen, but page turns are sluggish – the slowest on test. You can transfer up to 1,500 books, including PDF and ePub files, to the 2GB memory – an SD slot is also included – via Adobe Digital Editions...-
By PC Advisor on March 08, 2010
We like the iRiver Story. It's smarter looking than the Kindle, or Cooler Reader and the built in audio playback and speaker is nice. We're not quite sure that a full qwerty keyboard was required, and note-taking is a non-starter, but the...70
By Macworld UK on March 07, 2010
One fair criticism aimed at most eBook readers is that the build quality and design are often lacking. But not the iRiver Story: with its svelte white frame, slightly tapered casing, and embedded page-turn buttons this is a great looking piece of kit....80
By IT PRO on March 05, 2010
The DR800S is a high-end ebook reader designed to cope with large documents, photos and books; it’s a business device and a luxury ebook reader.iRiver’s Story, meanwhile, does much the same as the DR800S, but on a smaller scale. It’s a...-
By AsiaOne on February 12, 2010
If the iRiver Story were a novel, it will be a real page turner you cannot put down. Pricey, but a worthy buy for serious...-
By V3.co.uk on February 10, 2010
A competent ebook reader with an interesting musical spin, but we reckon better devices are just around the corner Good points Good battery life; wide ebook format support; large internal memory Bad points No touch-screen capabilities; no case...60
By Stuff.tv on January 22, 2010
Easy on the eye and reasonably easy on the pocket, the Story is well worth a look...100
By V3.co.uk on January 15, 2010
The iRiver Story as an e-book reader is an impressive alternative to more established brands in this market, offering decent performance and support for a range of formats. Sadly, the extra features that suggest capabilities in a more...60
By IT Reviews on January 15, 2010
Its designers have done a good job with the Story, and despite some minor niggles it remains a flexible, comfortable reader that's easy to operate and offers a range of genuinely useful advantages. However, considering many people speculate that the...-