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Sony PRS-T2HBC - eBook reader - 1.3 GB - 6"

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Sony PRS-T2HBC - eBook reader - 1.3 GB - 6"
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Overview

Curl up to a library of books in the palm of your hand. Download free books wirelessly from your public library1 or buy the hottest titles from Reader Store2. Enjoy the glare-free, E-Ink® Pearl touch screen – so easy to read you'll never want to put it down.

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Detailed Features

Natural reading experience

Enjoy a natural reading experience with smooth page transitions and less flickering.

Public library downloads from the device over Wi-Fi®2

Borrow free eBooks from your local public library using the dedicated public library icon and a Wi-Fi® connection.2

Wi-Fi® access to Sony Reader™ Store3

Shop thousands of eBooks, newspapers, and magazines at Reader™ Store3, and discover your next story with new recommendations each week.

Up to 2 months of battery life4

Read for up to two months on a single battery charge.4

6 built-in dictionaries

Utilize the 6 built-in dictionaries to look up a word or translate into English, French or Spanish.

Get lost in your books, not ads.

Enjoy your favorite titles on Reader without the distraction of annoying ads.

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Specifications

Display
Display TechnologyE Ink Pearl™ with Clear Touch Infrared Technology
Gray Scale16 level gray scale
Resolution600 x 800 pixels
Screen Size6 inches
Media Formats Supported
DRM TextePub (OPS v2.0, .epub file extension, Adobe DRM protected), PDF (PDF v1.6 or before, .pdf file extension, Adobe DRM protected)
ImageJPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Unsecured TextePub, PDF, TXT
Memory
Memory SizeInternal: Approx. 1.3 GB after initial setting.
External: Micro SD card up to 32GB.
Operating Conditions
Operating Temperature41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
Power
AC PowerBuilt-in rechargeable battery: 3.7 V DC
Battery Life (Approx)A single charge lasts up to two months with wireless off based upon a half-hour of daily reading time. Read on a single battery charge for 6 weeks with wireless on.
Recharging TimeFully charges in approximately 2 hours via the approved U.S. power adapter.
Approx. 2.5 hours supports charging from your computer via the included USB
2.0 cable.
System Requirements
GeneralOS: - Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
- Windows 7 Starter
- Windows 7 Home Basic
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Windows 7 Professional
- Windows 7 Ultimate
- Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bit)
- Windows Vista Home Basic with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Business with Service Pack 2 or later
- Windows Vista Ultimate with Service Pack 2 or later
- Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit only)
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3 or later
- Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
- Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 & 2005 with Service Pack 3 or later
- Mac OS X version 10.7 (64 bit only)
- Mac OS X version 10.7 or later
CPU:- 1 GHz Intel processor
RAM:- 512 MB
Free space on hard disc:- 250 MB or more
Depending on the content amount, more space may be required.
Monitor:- 1024 × 768 display with 24-bit color
Network:- Broadband internet connection
Specifications: Reader software is not supported by the following environments:
-An operating system other than those included above
-Personally built computer or operating system
-Multi-boot environment
-Multi-monitor environment
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx.)6 7/8 x 4 3/8 x 3/8 inches (H/W/D)
Weight (Approx.)5.9 oz 5

Optional Accessories

  • Cover with Light (PRSA-CL22)
  • Soft Cover (PRSA-SC22)
  • AC Adapter (PRSA-AC10)
  • Stylus (PRS-T2)

Supplied Accessories

  • USB Cable
  • Stylus Pen
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty
  • Important Product Information
1 Requires valid library card. Content availability may vary.
2 Must be US or Canadian resident, age 13 years and older. Account registration required. Content availability may vary based on location.
3 Measured by reading 30 minutes each day with Wi-Fi® turned off. In low coverage areas, wireless usage will consume batter power more quickly. Actual battery life may vary upon your wireless usage, product settings, batter and environmental conditions.
4 Based on average un-illustrated eBook file size of 1.0 megabytes. Actual file sizes vary by digital book title. Accessible capacity may vary.
5 © 2012 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, Reader, and the Sony logo are trademarks of Sony. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Battery
Recharge Time:2.5 hours
Run Time (Up To):2 month(s)

Battery Life Details
Run Time (Up To):42 days
Usage Mode:Web browsing over Wi-Fi



Run Time (Up To):2 months
Usage Mode:Book reading

Cable
Connectivity Details Type:USB cable

Cable Details
Included Qty:1

Card Reader
Flash Memory Cards Max Supported Capacity:32 GB
Slots (for SD):microSD slot
Supported Flash Memory Cards:microSD

Display
Color Support:4-bit (16 gray levels)
Diagonal Size (metric):15.2 cm
Features:Anti-glare
Output Type:Monochrome
Technology:E Ink

Display (Projector)
Diagonal Size:6 in
Max Resolution:600 x 800

EBook Reader
Features:12 dictionaries preloaded , Clear Touch Infrared technology
Supported Still Image Formats:BMP , GIF , JPEG , PNG
Supported Text Formats:EPUB , EPUB DRM , PDF , PDF DRM , TXT
Touchscreen:Yes

Environmental Parameters
Max Operating Temperature:35 °C
Min Operating Temperature:5 °C

Flash Memory
Installed Size:1.3 GB

GPS System
GPS Navigation:None

Header
Brand:Sony
Compatibility:Mac , PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:PRS-T2HBC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Input Device
Type:Touch-screen

Interface Provided
Interface:USB 2.0
Qty:1

Miscellaneous
Included Handheld Accessories:Stylus

Networking
Wireless Connectivity:Wi-Fi
Wireless Protocol:Wi-Fi

PDA Software
Type:Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone free download

Slot Provided
Total Qty:1
Type:microSD

System
Handheld Type:eBook reader
Platform:Other

System Requirements
Min Operating System:Apple MacOS X 10.7 or later , Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (32/64 bits) , Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (32/64 bits) , Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (32/64 bits) , Microsoft Windows 7 Starter , Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (32/64 bits) , Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 or later , Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP3 or later , Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 SP3 or later , Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 SP3 or later , Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3 or later

System Requirements Details
Min Hard Drive Space:250 MB
Min RAM Size:512 MB
Operating System:Windows XP/Vista/7
Processor Speed:1 GHz
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