Editors Liked

  • 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
  • Well-designed interface, Large touchscreen fits plenty of text, Easy to navigate, Elegant leather cover included
  • First Sony Reader with wireless 3G service; larger 7.1-inch touch screen displays significantly more lines of text; with the addition of an optional memory card (SD or Memory Stick Pro), it's capable of storing thousands of electronic books; six adjus

Editors Didn't Like

  • 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
  • Screen is even lower contrast than other E Ink displays. Touchscreen should be called "pressscreen," because you have to apply significant pressure to get it to respond. Store is poorly organized and slow. Interface makes it difficult to find some feature
  • Somewhat sluggish performance, Muted screen
  • Expensive; screen is still glare-prone and the contrast isn't as good as other non-touch-screen e-readers; battery isn't user-replaceable; can't "cloud-push" files from Sony's online store (using your desktop) to the device as you can with