Kindle Touch Vs Sony Reader PRS-T1 comparison
The new Kindle Touch is now available in the market and it is the first touchscreen e-reader from Amazon. They are kind of late in their entry for touchscreen devices but unquestionably beating competitors as they come. Amazon has always managed to amaze their fans with their innovations and constantly coming up with trend-setting devices. They did it again with their Kindle touch. It has all the great features of a good e-reader plus trend-setting features such as X-Ray, Easyreach and free Amazon Cloud backup. And while comparing kindle Touch Vs Sony Reader PRS-T1, it is not easy to overrule these ground-breaking features of kindle.
The x-ray feature is like a search engine that will let users to see all the passages across a book that mention ideas, fictional characters, historical figures, places or topics of interest. It also pulls up information from Wikipedia and Shelfari. Easyreach allow users to just tap to turn pages and not swipe. You also get free Cloud backup for all Amazon content.
On the other hand, the Sony Reader PRS-T1 is the lightest 6” E Ink reader in the world on the present market. It is lighter than the latest Amazon Kindle Touch and weighs a mere 5.9 ounces. It is elegantly design and easy to carry in a pocket or bag. Unlike Nook Simple Touch, it has an audio jack just like Kindle Touch. In other words, it is comparable to most of the features of Kindle Touch and is definitely a good e-reader.
However, the question is which one is better while comparing kindle Touch Vs Sony Reader PRS-T1. Well, you are looking at two very good e-readers and choosing any one of the device would be more of a personal preferences with some advantage to Kindle Touch.
Kindle Touch Vs Sony Reader PRS-T1 comparison chart
|Sony Reader PRS-T1
|E Ink technology||E Ink Peal||E Ink Pearl|
|Dimensions||6.8″ x 4.7″ x 0.40″||6.8″x 4.8″ x .38″|
|Weight||7.5 ounces for Wi-Fi only and 7.8 ounces for 3G+Wi-Fi||5.9 ounces|
|External memory||Free Cloud backup (Amazon content)||Micro SD card up to 32GB|
|Battery life||2 months||1 months|
|Page turning buttons||No||yes|
|Supported file format||Kindle (AZW), TXT, PDF, Audible (Audible Enhanced(AA,AAX)), MP3, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively; HTML, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP through conversion||ePub (OPS v2.0, .epub file extension, Adobe DRM protected), PDF (PDF v1.6 or before, .pdf file extension, Adobe DRM protected) JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, MP3, AAC|
|Price||with special offers Wi-Fi only – $99
with special offers Wi-Fi+3G – $149
w/o special offer Wi-Fi only – $139
w/o special offers Wi-Fi+3G – $189
|Wi-Fi only – $149.99|