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High-resolution display ( 768x1,024 pixels ).
Google Books integration.
An expansion slot for additional memory.
Good battery life.
HD screen allows for crisp text.
Body is thin and light.
Page-turning button is positioned well.
There's no touch-screen interface.
Lacks audio capabilities, annotation.
No social-networking features.
Minimal software offering.
Hardware feels a bit flimsy.
Requires too much effort to sync.
Few reading customization options.
No newspapers or magazines.
No headphone jack.
No annotating or highlighting passages.
Line spacing, font, margins are not customizable.
Buttons are stiff, and poorly placed.
Sometimes sluggish navigation.
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The iRiver Story HD is a mixed eReader. It will both amaze and leave you...
By PC Authority on February 22, 2012
The iRiver Story HD has a great screen, but suspect ergonomics and a lack of display options put paid to its chances. Here is our review....
By PC Pro on December 30, 2011
A great screen, but suspect ergonomics and a lack of display options and features put paid to its...
By Expert Reviews on November 20, 2011
The Story HD's high-resolution screen and clear interface aren't enough to make up for the lack of Wi-Fi or a built-in eBook store at this price...
By cnet on July 29, 2011
The Iriver Story HD is a decent e-reader for fans of Google Books, but it's tough to recommend versus its identically priced competitors that offer touch-screens or 3G...
By LaptopMag on July 21, 2011
At first glance, the $139 iRiver Story HD seems like a solid eReader contender. The HD display differentiates this device from the Kindle and Nook, as does the wide document support. However, these features don't balance out the uncomfortable design...
By Engadget on July 19, 2011
Were it launched rather than just announced back in January, the Story HD may well have been a contender. As it stands, however, the reader is a victim of its own timing, having been eclipsed by both the Nook and Kobo -- and we still haven't seen...
By PC Mag on July 19, 2011
The iriver Story HD sports a fantastic screen and it's the first ebook reader with Google eBooks integration, but an outdated feature set can't compete with leaders like the Kindle or the Nook....
By SlashGear on July 16, 2011
The iRiver Story HD is touted as the very first e-reader to have Google eBookstore integration. The original iRiver Story has been called an Amazon Kindle clone, but this new model affixed with “HD” to its name now sports a higher XGA...
By Ars Technica on July 15, 2011
The iriver Story HD, a new e-reader making its way onto the market, is billed as the first Google eBooks-oriented reader. The construction and interface is very similar to the latest Kindle, and the WiFi version (actually, the only version) starts...
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