E-readers On The Today Show

Had a few queries about the e-readers I talked about on the Today Show this morning. Here’s the specifications:

LASER EB700 multimedia e-book reader

Key features:

  • 7-inch full colour LCD screen with high resolutio
  • nMultimedia capabilities – save and view photos, watch video and movies in colour
  • Listen to music
  • Fully licensed and compatible with all e-book formats including DRM
  • Storage – micro SD memory card expansion up to 16G
  • Includes 4GB on board memory
  • Comes with 200 free e-books preloaded
  • There is a touch screen version coming
  • $149.95


Key features:

  • Small—21 percent smaller than the previous version
  • 2-month battery life
  • Store up to 3,500 books
  • Claimed to be lighter than the average paperback
  • High contrast screen
  • Proprietary screen technology—fastest page turns,
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Free backup and re-downloading with Worry Free Archive
  • $189

Sony Reader Wi-Fi Touch

Key Features

  • Touch screen with pinch in/out for zooming
  • No bigger than a paperback book
  • 8.9mm thin and weighing just 168 grams
  • Support multiple file formats as EPUB, PDF and Text.
  • Battery life of over one month with wireless off (up to three weeks with wireless on).
  • Stores up to 1200 eBooks via the internal memory (up to 32GB storage using an optional microSD card)
  • Available in three weeks
  • $179