Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony launching new $130 Reader next month?

updated 06:12 pm EDT, Mon August 13, 2012

Reader to include Harry Potter book, 12 dictionaries

Sony may be set to release a new e-book reader sometime next month, according to a leaked advert. According to The Digital Reader, the Sony Reader PRS-T2 appeared in an advertisement by MCX Brands, a company that operates stores on US Marine Corps bases. The Reader is claimed to weigh six ounces and have a six-inch 800x600 E-Ink touchscreen with included stylus, as well as a two-month battery life.

It is also mentioned that it will ship with a number of pre-loaded titles, although it is not clear if it is for all units sold or just part of the advertisement's promotional offer. A Harry Potter book is included, as are 12 multi-language dictionaries, while support for titles in PDF, TXT, and EPUB formats, including those protected with Adobe DRM, is also present.

If the company launches a new Reader in the near future, it faces stiff competition from both Barnes & Noble and Amazon. An expanded Kindle lineup--including a 10-inch variant--is expected later this year, with some reports suggesting the new models will arrive sooner rather than later, while the Nook range has had its prices slashed, in a move that has been attributed to the Amazon speculation. [via TechnoBuffalo]



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 range is a critical component in Samsung's flagging smartphone strategy. With sales of its high-end smartphones ...

Notti smart lamp from Witti

Perhaps you've already seen our review of the Dotti LED display from Witti Design. Meet Notti, Dotti's "sibling". Notti is a softball ...

Seagate Personal Cloud (2-Bay)

When it comes to backing up files, many users are now looking to the myriad of cloud storage solutions available. There is no doubt th ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News