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Sony DPT-RP1

Video Showing New Sony DPT-RP1 in Action

Sony Japan uploaded a teaser video on YouTube showing their recently-unveiled 2nd generation PDF ereader, the DPT-RP1. It’s a specialized device with a 13.3-inch E Ink screen that is very lightweight and durable thanks to a plastic substrate instead of the usual glass. It has a higher resolution screen than the 1st gen model and […]

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Sony DPT-RP1

Sony Releasing New 13.3-inch PDF Reader, the Digital Paper DPT-RP1

Last fall Sony discontinued their 1st generation specialized E Ink PDF reader, the DPT-S1, and now they’ve announced that a newer model is going to be getting released this summer. The new Digital Paper DPT-RP1 is a lot like the 1st gen model, but it adds a higher resolution 2200 x 1650 screen, a faster […]

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Sony is Working on Another Large Screen eReader

For a company that got out of the ebook market, Sony just can’t quite seem to let go of making ereaders with E Ink screens. Sony’s last PDF-specific device, the DPT-S1, was unceremoniously discontinued last fall, and it looked like that might be the end of Sony’s E Ink ereaders, but now some evidence has […]

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Sony PRS 500

Blast From the Past: Sony PRS-500 – How Much Has Changed?

The Sony Reader PRS-500 was the first dedicated E Ink ebook reader to be commercially available in the United States. It was released over ten years ago now back in 2006, a full year before the first Kindle was released. The PRS-500 was only on the market for a year before it got replaced by […]

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Sony DPT-S1

Sony’s 13.3-inch PDF Reader Discontinued

It looks like Sony’s specialized PDF reader has reached the end of the line. It was listed as out-of-stock for several weeks after it went on sale this summer for $200 off the regular price, and now the product page for the Sony DPT-S1 at B&H carries a big red “DISCONTINUED” sign. The device used […]

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13.3-inch Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader on Sale for $699

Funny timing. Just last week I posted an article about how the 13.3-inch Sony DPT-S1 is still a popular choice even with newer less expensive options available. Now this week the Sony DPT-S1 has turned up on sale at Amazon and B&H.com for $699. That’s $100 less that it was selling for last week, and […]

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Too Bad Sony Stopped Making eBook Readers

Things have never been quite the same after Sony decided to get out of the ebook business. They closed down their ebook store in 2014, and eventually announced that they would not be making any new Sony Readers either. The Sony PRS-T3 was the last Sony Reader to get released, and they never even bothered […]

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I Can’t Believe Best Buy is Still Selling Sony eBook Gift Cards

You’ve always got to be careful when shopping online. There are always those that are looking to make a buck by selling you an outdated or useless product. That’s the case with Best Buy and their bogus Sony eBook Gift Cards that they are trying to sell for $25 and $50 each. The problem with […]

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