Sleek and portable, Sharp & responsive touch screen, Lots of file support, Improved Sony Reader Store
High-contrast e-Ink display, Slim and light weight, Speedier interface, Fast page turns
Sharp, high-contrast display. Responsive touch screen. Easy-to-use interface. Good file support.
Non-glare, E Ink touch screen; wide file-format support, including ePub; superior build quality
Lovely build. Great looks. Terrific screen
Excellent Pearl EInk screen with touch that doesn't degrade display quality. Works with public libary books and Google books, great dictionary selection, intuitive user interface.
No wireless connectivity (WiFi or 3G)
No built-in wireless, Pricey, Slow to recognize notes from stylus
Expensive. No Wi-Fi or 3G.
Touchscreen is a missed opportunity. Price
No wireless, more expensive than Kindle and Nook.
By GadgetSpeak on March 15, 2011
Ever since taking a look at the Sony Pocket Reader I have made a conscious effort to watch out for similar devices being used in public areas instead of traditional books and other reading material. Currently these sighting stand at just two instances...72
By About.com on March 11, 2011
Many people who were interested in buying a premium, touchscreen e-reader last year were enamored with the look of Sony's Reader Touch (PRS-600). In terms of style, the Touch had it going on and the red aluminum clad model, in particular, was...80
By GadgetSpeak on February 21, 2011
Having recently reviewed the Pocket Edition from Sony this Touch Edition came soon after, but, in between was another E-Book but that one did not have electronic ink and was smaller, so here the largest of the three recent...72
By Tech Digest on January 13, 2011
Though many still expect the tablet onslaught to kill off the dedicated e-reader, 2010 still saw some 6.6 million e-reader sales worldwide. While Amazon's Kindle has set the standard, Sony's latest PRS-650 Reader Touch is now a genuine contender...80
By TechReviewSource on December 07, 2010
The Sony Reader Touch Edition, or simply the Sony PRS-650, is an improvement upon their previous models and includes a few unique features. The new e-Reader includes a touch screen and a better display overall, but it still lacks something...70
By LaptopMag on December 03, 2010
Although Sony's latest touch-enabled reader is much improved, its high price will give some...60
By PC Mag on December 02, 2010
The Sony Reader Touch Edition (PRS-650) is a nice upgrade to the previous model, with an improved touch screen and a few new features, but a $229 price and lack of wireless connectivity kill its appeal....60
By DigitalVersus on December 01, 2010
Lighter and more compact than its predecessors, the PRS-650 Touch Edition is a quality electronic book with improved battery life. It is however regrettable that there isn't even a wi-fi connection to facilitate book downloads when you're on the...80
By Computer Shopper on December 01, 2010
A full-screen touch display makes navigating this e-reader easy. It’s a good fit for shoppers who appreciate its build quality and don’t mind its lack of wireless, but let's be clear: You’re paying more for a slimmer feature set....77
By itreviews.com on November 26, 2010
Every company that produces ereaders has an uphill struggle to beat Amazon's Kindle. This is partly a matter of features but just as importantly a matter of access to a large ebook store. The Sony Reader Touch PRS-650 can't match the Kindle in...-