|Product||Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 (silver)||Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600BC (black)||Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-350SC (silver)||Sony Reader PRS-T2 (black)||Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader (Wi-Fi)|
|Price||$64.95 to $199.00||$178.00 to $307.71||$120.39 to $139.95||$225.26||$59.99 to $114.95|
|CNET editors' rating||3 stars||3 stars||3.5 stars||3.5 stars||4 stars|
|Average user rating||2.5 stars||2.5 stars||4 stars||0 stars||3.5 stars|
|Release date||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||August 16, 2012||Info unavailable|
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While Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300 has a basic feature set, its $200 price tag, compact size, and Epub file compatibility make it an appealing e-book reader.
While it's an improvement to the company's previous touch-screen model, Sony's Reader Touch Edition PRS-600 is saddled with a screen that's short on contrast and prone to glare--and it lacks the wireless convenience of Amazon's identically priced Kindle.
If you can overlook the fact that it's missing wireless connectivity, the Sony PRS-350 is a very nice little e-reader that's anchored by an impressive and easy-to-use touch interface.
The Sony PRS-T2 is a perfectly good touch-screen e-reader whose only sin is that it doesn't have any competitive advantages over Amazon's and Barnes & Noble's e-readers.
The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.
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