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Sony PRS-T3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Sony PRS-T3. 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 are impressed by the durability and screen. The usability and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the price.

performance, portability, usability, screen, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Sony PRS-T3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 129 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony PRS-T3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony PRS-T3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other eReaders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and usability. The durability and performance are also appreciated.

portability, performance, durability, usability, battery

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony 2GB e-Reader (Red) - (Intel atom 1GHz Processor, 512MB RAM, Windows 8)Sony 2GB e-Reader (Red) - (Intel atom 1GHz Processor, 512MB RAM, Windows 8)

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony PRS-T3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony PRS-T3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other eReaders on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the performance. The screen also gets good feedback.

screen, performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Reader PRS-T3 blackSony Reader PRS-T3 black

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony PRS-T3

 

Sony's latest Kindle rival lacks one bright idea

Light, Easy-to-use hardware, Easy-to-use interface

No integrated light, A little expensive given features

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Michelle Starr (cnet.com.au)

Sony Reader (PRS-T3)

 

In and of itself, the Sony PRS-T3 is a perfectly serviceable e-reader, but the reading experience doesn't stack up against the competition.

Compact ; Excellent screen contrast ; Case snaps neatly on ; Overdrive (library) integration ; PDF reflow ; Page-flipping bug fixed

Case-light not as good as back-light ; Pricy once light case is factored in ; Page-turning gestures clunky

There's a lot to like about the Sony PRS-T3. Its compact size and integrated cover feel comfortable in the hand, and its library support is useful. Overall, however, we found the user experience not quite up to the standard set by Amazon and Kobo. If...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Marie (productreview.com.au)

Just what I've been waiting for.

 

It was time to supplement my trusty and well-read Cybook Opus with a new ebook reader. I'd been looking for one that was as compact and light as the Opus, but would also meet the following requirements: ability to download Adobe DRM-protected Council...

Installing the cover with light was tricky. Authorizing the Reader was so complicated that I almost gave up (but I'm glad I kept at it until I succeeded).

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Color

Color of product: / Black / Red / White

Design

Color of product:Black / Red / White

Display

Aspect Ratio:3:4 / 4:3
Color: No
Diagonal:6
Display Diagonal:6
Display Resolution:758 x 1024
Gray scale levels:16
Technology:E Ink Pearl
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / Y

Energy Management

Battery Life:30000
Battery life (max):1440 / 60
Battery performance:1000
Battery recharge time:2
Battery voltage:3.7
Power source type:Battery

Features

Rotating: No

File formats

Audio formats supported: No
Document formats supported:ePub, FB2, PDF, TXT
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Video compression format: No
Video formats supported:Not supported

Memory

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:2
Maximum memory card size:32

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: No
AC adapter included:N
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: No
Headphone Out:N
Interface Type:USB 2.0
USB connector type:Micro-USB / Micro-USB A
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Power

Battery Capacity:1000
Battery Life:30000
Battery life (max):1440 / 60
Battery recharge time:2
Battery voltage:3.7
Power source type:Battery

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Minimum hard disk space:250
Minimum processor:1 GHz Intel / 1GHz
Minimum RAM:512
Windows operating systems supported:18.6 x 15.5 x 29.8 / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Power source type:Battery
Rotating: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.374 / 0.445
Height:4.21 / 6.3
Weight:5.64 / 7.05
Width:4.29 / 6.34