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Sony DPTS1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony DPTS1. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and size. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews about the battery and durability are mixed. There are some critical views about the reliability.

performance, portability, usability, size, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Sony DPTS1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: cliffclof (

Great simple PDF & paper replacement


This is an awesome solution for anyone that wants a paper feel to a digital writing and note solution. Making notes on technical documents whether you are learning, in construction, on set, or reviewing internal documents. It's great. It lacks the...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: unavailable (



Perfect for academics: carry all your papers with you, books too, annotate, use it as a notepad, etcetera.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: klapheck (

Great product


I have owned this e-reader for a few weeks now. Bar far the best e-reader for reading page size documents by far. Purpose of this devices is for reading large amount of text. If you are trying to find something specific in the text then use a computer...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: butterbits (

Solid First Effort


This thing is awesome. Incredibly light, handwriting is really cool, page turn speed is good. However, it's far from perfect. I've been playing with the device for the better part of a day with the most current firmware at time of writing. THE GOOD -...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: (



bought new, hardly used, and couldn't turn on ! totally unreliable !

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Wonderfox (

Why I can not have this device ?


I'm a doctor in clinic in Ibiza, Balearic Islands in Spain. I'm anestesiologist and this device is very appropiated for the patient record of anesthesia and further manipulation of data,

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Erzatx (

A unique product


The DPT-S1 is fantastic for reading and carrying around thousands of PDF files. The note feature works quite well, except that sometimes adjusting the pressure on the pen can be tricky. The screen is really large for such a light device. The only issue...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: DavidSmith (

Excellent product!!


This is one of the best products on the market for reading A4 PDF files. I would be lost without it. A fabulous buy!

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Prayerguru (

Hate It


Simply not a very good product. Used it for one week and went back to note taking in spiral pads.

May, 2015

Consumer review by: bjman (

Dark Technique


this dpts1 book + a 6" inch kindle then you have the world. what ever not suit for the big sony will fit in kindle well, and vice versa. Also they have similar weight... both around 300g

May, 2015