Sony Reader PRS-T2 

Released August, 2012
  • Wi-Fi
  • 6"
  • 800 x 600
  • 1.3 GB
6.3 Out of 10

Reader Rocket Review Our evaluation of the Sony Reader PRS-T2

Display

How do the screens stack up?

Reader PRS-T2
6.4
Kobo Glo
7.7
Resolution, pixel density, Screen size and anti-glare

Bookstore

How good is the supporting ecosystem?

Reader PRS-T2
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-T2
7.4
Kobo Glo
9.7
Battery life, Recharge time and boot-up

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reader PRS-T2
6.6
Kobo Glo
7.6
Reviews from wired.com and theverge.com

6.3

Reader Rocket Score

Display, Bookstore, Performance and Reviews

Reader PRS-T2
6.3
Kobo Glo
7.8

Reviews Word on the street for the Sony Reader PRS-T2


5.0

7.1

7.6

Overall

6.6 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Gray shades 16
Screen resolution 800 x 600
Screen size 6"
Pixel density 166 ppi
Built-in light None
Screen type E-Ink
Touchscreen Infrared
Multitouch Yes
Flashes screen black during page turns Yes

features

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

storage

Internal storage 1.3 GB
Expansion slot microSD (up to 32GB)
Memory 1.3 GB

connectivity

Input/Output port micro-USB
Cellular data None
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth connectivity No

technical specs

Processor 1,000 MHz

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 111.1 x 174.6 x 9.5 mm
Weight 164 g
Interface touchscreen
Headphone jack No
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