|05-14-2010, 03:13 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2010
Device: Sony PRS 500
Replacing Sony PSR 500
I've had a bad experience upgrading the firmware on my Sony PSR 500. Loved it until then.
Those of you who have purchased any of the new Sony models: Are you happy with them?
Or is this a good time to switch to another brand?
Has anyone switched from Sony to another brand?
|05-14-2010, 03:36 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Device: Sony PRS-505
If you loved the 500, I would just go with a 505. I liked mine so much I bought a backup.
The only caveat would be if you're going to get into using the ePub format; the 505 doesn't support them completely (no full justification). I just continue to use LRF in most cases.
|05-15-2010, 09:09 AM||#3|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, Nexus 7
I love my Sony PRS-600 but I've never used another brand of ebook reader. If I were going to get another one, I'd get the same one, or possibly the PRS-900 or a BeBook Neo. I do like the Pocketbook 302 but it costs just a little more than I would spend for an ebook reader. Now that I'm used to the dictionary and touch screen on my PRS-600 I don't think I could go without those.
Last edited by banjobama; 05-15-2010 at 09:12 AM.
|05-18-2010, 07:52 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Quincy, MA
Device: Sony PRS T1, Samsung Note 2, Samsung GMP 5, Nexus 7 32GB
I love my Sony 600. the only problem I had with the software was using the synch feature, so I simply don't use that feature. Loading books on to my reader & adding them to the reader library is easy to do.
I can get multiformat LRFs, epubs, pdfs, and even convert my MS Word docs to rtfs to upload to my library & reader.
Sony doesn't lock you into just purchasing from their store, you are free to go to any store that has epubs & pdfs that utilize Adobe Digital Editions.
For me the Sony gave me the greatest number of choices & flexibility, that's why I got one.
|05-19-2010, 12:23 AM||#6|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Device: HP Touchpad, Sony Duo 13, Lumia 920, Kobo Aura HD
Before you get the Sony 600 or 900 better check out the screens yourself. Some hate them, some say they are still ok. The Irex has a Wacom touch screen, that doesn't affect screen clarity.
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