Originally Posted by paola
There is an exception for the pocketbooks sold in Italy, as they are linked to the IBS (internet bookshop) store
, which sells them highly discounted - and then you are free to install the standard pocketbook firmware if you don't want to be stuck to an Italian bookshop. The Basic at €75 compares ok with Kindle at €79, and the - only thing, if you don't go through Italy, probably delivery costs make it nor worth it! In my case, I wish I had know earlier, it would have saved me quite a sum
I don't think that this is a highly discounted price as PocketBook itself sells the basic version (Pocketbook Basic 613) for 79 Euros in Germany. It really is a basic reader, for instance it lacks the wlan and the touchscreen of the Pocketbook 622.