Sony PRS-300BC Pocket Edition E-Book Reader - 2 Week Rechargeable Battery, USB, 5" Display, Blue (Refurbished)

Item#:  S190-6048 RF  | Model#: PRS300BC  | Quality Refurbished

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Sony PRS-300BC Pocket Edition E-Book Reader
The Sony PRS-300BC Pocket Edition E-Book Reader lets you access up to 350 of your favorite books from anywhere. Its elegant, lightweight design is small enough to slip into a purse or jacket pocket, and features a 5" display with E Ink® Vizplex paper-like screen technology for easy reading, even in direct sunlight. For added versatility, it supports multiple file formats including ePub and PDF, offering access to more books from more places, including The eBook Store from Sony and over one million free public domain titles from Google Books. For the ultimate in reading-portability, get the Sony PRS-300BC Pocket Edition E-Book Reader today!

What It Is & Why You Need It:

  • The Sony® Reader Pocket Edition™ features a 5” display and an elegant, lightweight design that’s easy to slip into a purse or jacket pocket for convenient, on-the-go reading.
  • Enjoy access to a wider number of books from a wider number of places. By supporting both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF, you can access books at The eBook Store from Sony, including over one

Lightweight and Portable with 5" Display
Take your library with you. Featuring a stunning 5-inch display and lightweight design, the Reader Pocket Edition easily slides into a purse or jacket pocket. And with three adjustable font sizes, you can resize the text to suit your reading preference.

Multiple Formats Supported
Providing more than just a superior reading experience, the Reader Pocket Edition, supports Adobe® PDF, Microsoft® Word, BBeB Book® and other text file formats, as well as EPUB/ACS4 and connection with Adobe Digital Editions. Plus, the Reader Pocket Edition is PC and Mac® compatible.

More Books From More Places
By supporting both industry standard formats, ePub and PDF, you can access books at the eBook Store from Sony, check out books from public libraries, access over one million free public domain titles from Google Books, as well as sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers.

Paper-like Display for Easy Reading
Featuring E Ink® Vizplex™ technology, the Reader Pocket Edition delivers an astonishing almost paper-like reading experience, which makes it easy to read, even outdoors in direct sunlight.

A Library of Books in One Device
Ideal for the constant traveler, daily commuter or leisurely reader, the Reader Pocket Edition lets you carry up to 350 of your favorite books at a time.

Charge And Read For Two Full Weeks
While most portable electronics lose power after only a few hours, the Reader Pocket Edition provides up to two full weeks of reading (7,500 continuous page turns) on a single battery charge.

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Welcome to the world of Sony eReaders! These handy devices let you take plenty of reading material with you whenever you roam. You can buy your favorite best-selling titles from the Sony ReaderStore. most models support both e-book file formats: PDF and ePub. This gives you access to over one million free public domain titles from Google Books, not to mention the bounty that awaits you at sharing sites, online aggregators and personal publishers. You can even check out ebook titles from participating public libraries! And with Sony’s new 3G wireless access models, you can download titles wherever you are. Utilize the onboard memory to store hundreds of eBooks or load up flash memory cards (check model compatibility) it’s as easy as downloading music…maybe even easier!


  • Gray Scale: 8-levels gray scale
  • Resolution: 800 x 600 pixels
  • Screen Size: Vizplex™ 5 inches
  • DRM Text: ePub (Adobe DRM protected), PDF (Adobe DRM protected), BBeB Book (PRS DRM protected)
  • Unsecured Text: ePub, BBeB Book, PDF, TXT, RTF, Micrsoft® Word, (Conversion to the Reader requires Word installed on your PC)
  • Memory Size: 512 MB User available capacity: Approx. 440MB
  • Operating Temperature: 41 to 95 °F
  • AC Power: DC 5.2 V
  • Battery Life (Approx): 7,500 (BBeB Book) Continuous page turns
  • Battery Life (Approx): 6,800 (ePub) Continuous page turns
  • Battery Type: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery: DC3.7 V


  • Access content from a wide number of online bookstores
  • Paper-like display for easy, natural reading
  • Intuitive eBook Library software for PC and Mac7
  • Two full weeks of reading on a single battery charge1
  • 3 adjustable font sizes to customize your reading experience
  • Set your screen to orientate in either portrait or landscape
  • USB 2.0 data and power connection
  • Read in multiple formats, including ePub and PDF
  • Quick page turns and high contrast ratio
  • Right and left-hand side page advance buttons
  • Thoughtful navigation and button placement

A Closer Look At The Sony PRS-300SC Pocket Edition E-Book Reader

What's Included

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Refurbished products are products that were originally purchased and returned by customers like yourself. The term refurbished is used to describe products that were returned to their manufacturer’s specification then tested and repackaged for sale. We utilize a third party of professional technicians who first troubleshoot and then perform any repairs that are necessary to restore the product to like new condition. Refurbished products represent a great value and we offer them with confidence knowing that every refurbished product was tested by a trained group of professionals. Refurbished products are warranted for up to 90 days after purchase. Any product failure not originating from defects in materials or workmanship will not be considered covered under warranty. Warranty terms applicable to refurbished products may vary; see below for specific warranty information and consider purchasing an extended service plan if you desire even more coverage.

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  • Manufactured by: Sony
    Warranty provided by: Sony
    Limited Warranty: 3 months parts; 3 months labor
    Mfg Part No: PRS300BC
    UPC No:
    Box Size: ( Length:8, Width:5, Depth:1)
    Shipping Weight: 1.1000 pound(s)
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  • Limited Warranty: A full text version of the limited warranty may be obtained by mailing a self addressed, stamped envelope to the address below and requesting the warranty for item number: S190-6048 RF
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