Sony unveils 6-inch Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) eReader with multitouch screen, weighting just 168 grams

Sony has introduced its newest eReader, claimed to be the World’s lightest 6-inch ereader, which you can hold effortlessly in one hand, weighting just 168 grams and with thickness of only 8.9mm.

Called Wi-Fi Reader (PRS-T1), it features E-Ink Pearl v220 electronic paper touchscreen display which offers 600 x 800 pixels resolution and 16-levels of gray scale. The reader will allow you to swipe through the pages, zoom in and out by pinching your fingers, make notes and look up in ten built-in translation dictionaries.It provides screen contrast and brightness adjustment, along with eight font sizes and a choice of six font styles.

Reader Wi-Fi has 2GB of built-in memory, along with microSD card for more capacity, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and USB port to charge the built in battery that offers over one month reading or 3 weeks with wireless on.

Sony PRS-T1 eReader

Sony’s Wi-Fi Reader also let you view photos and listen to stored music tracks via headphone jack, it supports wide range of digital formats including  EPUB, PDF and TXT files, and according Sony is the worlds’ first eReader that will allow you to borrow eBooks wirelessly from public libraries. It has integrated a  simple browser that will let you download compatible documents from the web and also will give you extra information on a word or phrase with in-text access to Google and Wikipedia look-ups.

The reader has curving profile, available in black, red, or white with dimensions of 173.0 x 110.0 x 8.9 mm (H/W/D) and is expected to be available October 2011 for around $150.

Source: Sony

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