Sony Reader PRS-900BC Daily Edition

  • Sony Reader PRS-900BC Daily Edition
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Based on 8 scores, 9 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Wireless 3G downloading, Large builtin memory & expansion, Touch screen 7.1" display
  • Integrated 3G radio for wireless book downloads, Classy design, Touch-enabled display, Supports many file formats.
  • Gorgeous industrial design puts other ereaders to shame. Larger screen than on most ereaders. Builtin dictionary. Subscription support might help keep some of our favorite newspapers alive another day or two.

Cons:

  • Pricey, Touch screen isn't sensitive enough, Screen needs more contrast
  • High price, Glossy screen coating makes dim display difficult to read, Touch screen requires very firm presses.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechReviewSource on 60

The all-new Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-900 eBook reader improves upon the previous Sony Readers by adding one huge feature: wireless downloading. Some of its other features include a 7.1-inch touch screen, expansion slots, an included stylus,...

By PC Mag on 50

The Sony Reader Daily Edition offers a slick design with a touch screen and wireless book downloads, but it suffers from a high price and a dim display that defeats the purpose of E-Ink technology....

By Good Gear Guide on 60

Sony’s first wireless eBook reader, the Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-900BC, is pricey but it offers first-rate newspaper support....

By PC Advisor on 60

Oddly, even though the Daily Edition uses a GSM service, it doesn't currently support international roaming (which is the best reason to go with GSM technology). For now, at least, you can purchase and download content wirelessly only when...

By Wired on 40

Touchscreens make everything better and more intuitive, right? Not so fast: Sometimes adding touchscreen technology has drawbacks that seriously outweigh the benefits. Exhibit A: the Sony Reader Daily Edition. It's an e-book reader that, like most...

By LaptopMag on 70

This pricey but touch-friendly eReader delivers a large screen, 3G connectivity, and an easy-to-use...

By cnet on 67

Though there's a lot to like about the Daily Edition, the dazzle of Sony's first e-reader to integrate cellular wireless connectivity is diminished by its lackluster screen and high price tag. Read full review See all prices See...

By MobileTechReview on 90

Sony is the oldest player in the still young ebook reader market. Their first reader, the PRS-500 came out in 2006 and it featured the same Vizplex e-ink...

International Review By Smartson on

Sony PRS-900 är en e-läsare som bland annat erbjuder 3G med trådlös nedladdning av e-böcker. Tyvärr når inte produkten upp till...