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£150 down from £230.
Just now it has all the joy of reading a book, but with batteries.
You can get up to 8,000 page turns per charge though.
I was reading about them in the Mail's magazine this morning. Yeah, THE MAIL.
Also, it doesn't use power when showing a screen (or minimal power) so the battery life is an order of magnitude (or two?) more than an equivalent LCD screen.
(Pretty much) IMMORTAL.
It has its uses.
The light thing is maybe a bit odd but you can use small lights easily enough.
They'll sell you a light upon purchase.
How have you achieved this? My insurer estimates I'm likely to lose about 34% of books I own to either curry, fire or outright theft.
Technically, it's all the joy of reading hundreds of books at will, but with batteries.
I do agree with you though; it's beyond my comprehension to see how they can put a price tag like that on a product like this without incorporating some kind of night-light feature.
The one thing that piqued my interest about was "Reading in bed made easy". Bit of a fail on Sony's part, I think.
im not sure if i can even explain why... its just not right
would it still be cheaper to get books for a quid in charity shops?
i think its like records and stuff, i can see the use of the reader, but its nice actually having the things as well
One of its main uses is for text books and the like, stuff you can buy for much cheaper abroad and read instantly and flick through more quickly.
do you download the books to a computer... making it essentially an mp3 player for books? because if not and you lost it/it got stolen, you'd lose an entire library and that would suck.
which has a touch sensitive screen for flicking through pages.