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Old 09-01-2010, 03:33 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by bill_mchale View Post
The problem with customer survey's is that customers often say one thing and do another. There are a variety of reasons for it depending on the product. In the USA, in what 3 years, Sony went from the only real player in town for dedicated ebook readers to at best the third place contender behind the Kindle and Nook. Both Kindle and Nook are set up such that readers can get books without ever having to connect to a computer... and yet Sony is still limiting that to the Daily Edition? In addition, they have had touch screens for a year now and yet the PRS-300 has been their best seller...

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From how I read the survey questions, I think Sony believes that the touch technology was not the real issue but the quality of the screens. I'm concluding that they felt if they can eliminate the screen quality issues, then touch is the way they want to distinguish themselves. I think the new PRS-650 have wireless capability. I don't know if it's 3g or wifi but the PRS-950 does have both.
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