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Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 906 reviews of Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the screen and battery. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reliability and performance. Opinions are divided on the price.

usability, portability, size, battery, screen

performance, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the screen and price are on the whole positive. The size and portability also get good views, whereas the reliability and performance get critical reviews.

usability, portability, size, price, screen

performance, reliability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Reader Pocket Edition Digital Book PRS300S Colour SILVERSony Reader Pocket Edition Digital Book PRS300S Colour SILVER

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviews about the performance and price are on the whole positive. The size and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views about the reliability.

usability, portability, size, price, performance

reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony PRS300RC PRS-300RC Electronic Book Reader RoseSony PRS300RC PRS-300RC Electronic Book Reader Rose

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Run Time (Up To) (AC):14day(s)
Technology:Lithium Ion

Colour

Colour of product:Black

Design

Colour of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1cm/5.1cm
Height:15.7cm/15.8cm
Weight:220g
Width:10.7cm

Display

Diagonal:12.7
Display diagonal:12.7
Gray scale levels:8
Touchscreen: No

Display (Projector)

Colour Support:3-bit (8 grey levels)
Diagonal Size:5in
Diagonal Size (metric):12.7cm
Technology:E Ink

Features

Digital Rights Management (DRM):EPUB eBooks (Adept) BBeB eBooks (Marlin) / Y

File formats

Document formats supported:bbeb, pdf, rtf

GPS System

GPS Navigation: None

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PRS-300/PRS300S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Reader Digital Book/Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Memory

Internal storage capacity:0.5

Modem

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Sony Reader Software

Other features

Compatible operating systems:- Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit) Home Basic/ Home Premium/ Business/ Ultimate\n- Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) Home Edition/ Professional/ Media Center Edition 2004 & 2005\n- Mac OS X version 10.6, 10.4.11, Mac OS X 10.5.6 / Windows XP/ Vista/ MCE\nMac OS 10.4.11/10.5.6
Dimensions (WxDxH):101.6 x 10 x 152.4 / 107 x 10.2 x 157.5

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Interface Type:USB 2.0

Power

Battery life (max):336
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:DC 3.7/5.2V / DC 5.2/3.7 V

System

Handheld Type:eBook reader

System requirements

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:20
Minimum processor:800 MHz / 800 MHz Intel Celeron
Minimum RAM:128 / 512

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.4.9 or later / Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits) / Microsoft Windows XP

Technical Details

Digital Rights Management (DRM):EPUB eBooks (Adept) BBeB eBooks (Marlin) / Y

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:220