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Old 02-14-2012, 04:06 PM   #1
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which readers have the case made of aluminium?

One of the criteria for choosing an e-reader for me it to have the case made of aluminum. So what readers are made of aluminum?

Does Kindle Touch have the case made of aluminum?

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Old 02-14-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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I don't think any current models do. The Sony 505, 650, & 950 do/did. No Kindle model has ever had an aluminum casing.
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I concur - AFAIK, the Sony 650 was the last one to do so. I presume Sony ceased using aluminium to get the price point down to where it could compete with Kindle.
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Given that pretty much all current readers support WiFi, metal cases wouldn't work too well; it would block the signal.
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Given that pretty much all current readers support WiFi, metal cases wouldn't work too well; it would block the signal.
The 950 did / does it just swell.
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The Cybook Odyssey has an aluminium back casing.
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Onyx A60 is partially aluminum.
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The 950 did / does it just swell.
Does the PRS-650/950 have all-aluminum casing or were they like the PRS-350 with brushed aluminum front and plastic with slightly rubbery grip in the back?
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