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Old 09-07-2009, 07:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by SpiderMatt View Post
I'm wondering why anyone would pick the 300 over the 505. Since the announcement of the new Readers, I saw in our military exchange that the price of the 505 dropped to about $197. I'd jump on that if I didn't already have a Kindle. The screen is larger than the 300 and it supports SD cards. If it's now selling at the same price, why go for the 300 at all? Is Sony discontinuing the 505? Or maybe the exchange just got a deal on it. :-/
Sony 505 already is "end of life" to my knowledge.
I agree: It's a great unit, definitely still within my top 3.
But I guess, most consumers tend to buying the new one instead of the "cancelled one".
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