Review by bella11
September, 20 2008
Pros: The Sony PRS 500 is a great portable reader.
Cons: Seems to be very little concern for my problem by SONY.
Review by redaqen
January, 07 2008
Pros: Sleek Design, Impressive Battery Life, Huge File Compatibility
Cons: Awkward button placement, no price advantage
Review by treegal
January, 04 2008
Pros: Good idea if you like to read while traveling
Cons: The screen changes are very awkward and slow; breaks VERY easily
Review by racoontoo
October, 03 2007
Pros: Excellent display. Long Battery life.
Cons: PDF support is severely crippled, and Sony apparently isn't going to fix it.
Review by leigh_campbell
September, 17 2007
Pros: Great contrast, lots of books to download, good display size, lightweight, thin enough.
Cons: Could use more of bottom of display for text, tricky firmware upgrading.
Review by unionbay
September, 14 2007
Pros: BRAND NEW
Review by popvoid
August, 20 2007
Pros: Adjusts font size. Plays mp3 files. Displays images.
Cons: Page buttons on wrong side. Expensive.
Review by mrkstvns
August, 13 2007
Pros: Display technology is kinda "gee whiz"...
Cons: Use it and everybody will *KNOW* you're a dork...
Review by DrDaveC
June, 10 2007
Pros: Solid construction, excellent display even outside, impressive battery life, supports multiple eBook formats.
Cons: Expensive (unless you work a deal), Sony's desktop software and DRM, slow screen refreshes.
Review by wrighttrailers
April, 28 2007
Pros: Battery life, quality of display
Cons: Poor software design, layout design
Review by cglc
April, 27 2007
Pros: Amazing screen, very easy on the eyes, lighter than most paperback books, endless battery life
Cons: Some refresh lag and ghosting. Pdf formats have resolution and scaling problems.
Review by lbucher
March, 19 2007
Pros: Great battery life, nice size, best display in the world in bright ambient light.
Cons: Don't buy if PDF is your document of choice. Display is a little dark indoors.
Review by tracicollins
February, 19 2007
Pros: Electronic paper, selectable font sizes, MP3 player, large memory cards - simply the best reader.
Cons: Needs larger fonts and MP3 playlists. The e-bookstore doesn't work on many Windows XP systems.
Review by dougf
December, 31 2006
Pros: Screen, battery life, size, durable metal, superior quality
Cons: Expensive,PDF Files a bit slow, limited file types, DRM, no color
Review by rcbarker
December, 23 2006
Pros: Screen, power consumption.
Cons: None so far.
Review by hdtravel
December, 07 2006
Pros: Tiny, very low power consumption, gorgeous screen with e-ink
Cons: None at all
Review by eohatdan
November, 21 2006
Pros: Compact, excellent reading area, excellent battery life, wonderful integration with the web.
Cons: It is easy to lose your place in a book by accidentally pressing a key.
Review by mabbts
November, 15 2006
Pros: Portability, ease of use of Connect store, ease of transferring web content, legibility of screen
Cons: Limited Connect content