After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

Sony is stopping e-reader production following the transfer of its ebook business outside Japan to Canada’s Kobo.“Final production of the current Reader model, PRS-T3, was made at the end of May,” a spokeswoman for Sony in Tokyo wrote in an email Wednesday. “The product will continue to be available until inventory supplies last, which differs by country.”There are no plans for a successor to the device, she added.The PRS-T3 was launched last year in 20 countries including Japan, Canada and European states, but was not released in the U.S.Weighing 200 grams, it has a 6-inch E-ink touchscreen display, an optional night light, Wi-Fi and a battery life of six to eight weeks.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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