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Old 01-02-2011, 03:44 AM   #1
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Sony model confusion

Ever since I have been on this forum I have been confused about all the different Sony models.

At first I assumed that the higher the number the better, but that doesn't seem to be the case.

Is there a place that lists and compares all the different models? Like a chart of some sort would be great. I have Googled this on several different occasions and found nothing.

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Old 01-02-2011, 04:04 AM   #2
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This is the fourth or fifth generation of units. AFAIK it went:
1st - prs-500
2nd - prs - 505 and 700
3rd - prs - 300, 600, and 900
Current ones - prs - 350, 650, and 950 (these are the ones you'll find in the store.)

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Old 01-02-2011, 04:27 AM   #3
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This is the fourth or fifth generation of units. AFAIK it went:
1st - prs-500
2nd - prs - 505 and 700
3rd - prs - 300, 600, and 900
Current ones - prs - 350, 650, and 950 (these are the ones you'll find in the store.)

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Yep.


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"." added because my initial response "yep" was not posteable, being as it was too short a response.
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:29 AM   #4
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Click "Wiki" in the site header, then go to the Sony Reader section. You'll see pics and specs for all the models.
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:32 AM   #5
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On further consideration, the 700 might properly be considered the 3rd gen. It came out about year after the 505, and about a year before the 300, 600, 900 series. Making the current 350, 650, 950 the 5th gen.
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:35 AM   #6
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Click "Wiki" in the site header, then go to the Sony Reader section. You'll see pics and specs for all the models.
As much as I hate to disagree, the MR wiki seems to be woefully absent of current Sony models.
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:43 AM   #7
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:45 AM   #8
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:23 AM   #9
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On further consideration, the 700 might properly be considered the 3rd gen. It came out about year after the 505, and about a year before the 300, 600, 900 series. Making the current 350, 650, 950 the 5th gen.
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:27 AM   #10
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Nah, the new ones are there:
http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Sony_Portable_Reader

PRS350
PRS650
PRS950
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Old 01-02-2011, 01:30 PM   #11
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Models by year. The actual release is anywhere between August and December of each respective year.

PRS-500 6" (2006)
PRS-505 6" (2007)
PRS-700 6" (2008)
PRS-300 5", PRS-600 6", PRS-900 7" (2009)
PRS-350 5", PRS-650 6", PRS-950 7" (2010)
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Old 01-03-2011, 11:11 AM   #13
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On further consideration, the 700 might properly be considered the 3rd gen. It came out about year after the 505, and about a year before the 300, 600, 900 series. Making the current 350, 650, 950 the 5th gen.
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Old 01-03-2011, 11:39 AM   #14
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There was also the Sony Librie from 2004 which was only available in Japan. The current generation would be the 6th.
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Was there only one version of the Librie? It was before my time with ebooks and I know very little about that device.

I suppose one could consider my list with years to be the U.S. version of Sony Readers as some of the models were never offered outside the U.S.
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