Originally Posted by HarryT
It may be that the aren't particularly targeting the US market. Sony have traditionally done well in the UK/European market.
I guess I'm just going off of "old" talk in the Sony sub-forum. Many folks outside of the U.S./Canada said lack of wifi on an eReader isn't viewed as a negative in many parts of the world. The only thing that really stands out on this new model is wifi, as if they're competing with other wifi devices.