iRiver Story with Wi-Fi

  • iRiver Story with Wi-Fi
63
Based on 7 scores, 8 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Excellent screen, stylish and well-made, Qwerty keyboard, good battery life, direct online purchasing and download, audio capabilities.

Cons:

  • No zoom in menus or store, keyboard symbols difficult to read.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CNET Australia on 70

It carries a comparatively high price tag, but the iRiver Story provides a very pleasant reading experience. If you're after some extra features not offered by lower-priced units, the Story is a very decent...

By The Inquirer on 60

The WiFi Story is actually a joint venture between the South Korean manufacturer and WHSmith, and just like the elusive Kindle it uses its built-in WiFi to purchase e-books. Unlike the Kindle, Iriver's version doesn't have 3G. The new device is...

By PC Pro on 50

A decent eBook reader but, with the Amazon Kindle on its way, the Story struggles to make a compelling case...

By V3.co.uk on 40

Well made but offers no advantage over the original Story and is nearly twice the price of the Kindle Good points Looks good; solidly made; quick downloads; excellent screen; supports most ebook formats Bad points Fiddly store navigation and text...

By itreviews.com on

It's a well-made and stylish wireless ebook reader that offers welcome competition to the Kindle, but unfortunately its high price weighs heavily against it. It offers little that the Kindle doesn't (the SD Card slot being the main exception),...

By V3.co.uk on 60

Although the Wi-Fi Story looks and feels the part, its price is too high and there are some annoying deficiencies in the interface design that spoil the e-book purchasing experience....

By Pocket-lint on 80

We like the iRiver Story, we like the WHSmith link (if not the interface), but we don't like the price. With this device linked to WHSmith, it is likely to be in its hands to drop the price to make it more competitive, but we can't help feeling...

International Review By PCMweb on 80

Al met al een prettige lezer, deze iRiver Story....