Sony Reader PRS-T1 

Released September, 2011
  • Wi-Fi
  • 6"
  • 800 x 600
  • 1.3 GB
6.5 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Sony Reader PRS-T1


How do the screens stack up?

Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare


How good is the supporting ecosystem?

e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more


How responsive and how long does the e-reader last?

Battery life and Recharge time


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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Gray shades 16
Screen resolution 800 x 600
Screen size 6"
Pixel density 166 ppi
Multitouch Yes


Uses an open platform Yes
Bookstore Reader Store
EBookstore size 0.82 M book
Free content free content 0.02 M books
Customer loyalty program No
Average NYT best sellers price $9.87
Number of NYT top-selling titles offered+ 29
Reader-to-reader lending No
Cloud storage Yes
Reading apps iOS, Android, PC and Mac
Additional electronic offerings newspapers, magazines and comics/graphic novels
Has retail store locations Yes

form factor

Housing type Plastic and rubber
Size 173 x 110 x 8.9 mm
Weight 168 g
Headphone jack Yes

technical specs

RAM 256 MB
Processor 800 MHz


Sync across multiple devices Yes
Text to speech No
Directly download library e-books to device Yes
Web browser Yes
Stereo speakers No
Evernote integration No
Landscape mode Yes
Accelerometer No
Parental controls No


Internal storage 1.4 GB
Memory 1.3 GB
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