|08-20-2012, 08:59 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2011
Device: kobo Aura, sony prs t1
nook coming to uk
just noticed this article on engadget.
this is going to put sony under even more pressure. personally i dont know if i would want to buy one as this is another closed eco system. it is a pity for waterstones that they could not come to some agreement with B&N rather than amazon to inject at bit more competition into the uk.
Last edited by pdurrant; 08-25-2012 at 11:08 AM.
|08-20-2012, 06:53 PM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Device: Sony- T3, PRS650, 350, T1/2/3, Paperwhite, Fire 8.9,Samsung Tab S 10.5
Don't think it will have much effect - no established presence, phys bookstore support, or , o far, significant price differential, and seemingly glowlight the only unique feature. See Gen Discussion thread..........
|08-21-2012, 03:24 AM||#3|
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Surrey, UK
Device: Sony PRS 600/650
If they play fair and apply a reasonable conversion factor the $97 +Tax price should mean it will be less than £100 here in the UK - in the Kindle territory.
At the moment my 650 is fine, and I have no thoughts of replacing it, but, to be honest, if I did it would not be with another Sony so I might well look at a Nook.
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