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

Display

How do the screens stack up?

Reader PRS-T1
6.4
Kobo Glo
7.7
Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

Reader PRS-T1
6.2
Kobo Glo
8.6
e-bookstore size, average NYT best sellers price, NYT's top selling titles and 4 more

Performance

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

Reader PRS-T1
6.5
Kobo Glo
9.6
Battery life and Recharge time

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reader PRS-T1
7.9
Kobo Glo
7.6
Reviews from multiple trusted sites

6.5

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

Reader PRS-T1
6.5
Kobo Glo
7.8

Reviews Word on the street for the Sony Reader PRS-T1

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

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

bookstore

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

features

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

storage

Internal storage 1.4 GB
Memory 1.3 GB
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