Julian's Science Experiments
  • Famous Experiments and Inventions
  • The Scientific Method
  • Home Electronics Experiments Electronics Science Fair Projects Electronic Circuits Warning!
       

    Amazon Kindle vs. Sony Reader
    Experiments Studies and Background Information







    Experiments

    Amazon Kindle vs. Sony Reader
    Amazon Kindle 2
    Manufacturer Foxconn for Amazon.com
    Type E-book reader
    Release date 1st generation: November 19, 2007
    2nd generation: February 9, 2009
    Kindle DX: June 10, 2009
    Operating system Linux-2.6.10
    Power 3.7 V, 1530 mAh lithium polymer, BA1001 model
    CPU Freescale 532 MHz, ARM-11
    Storage capacity (total/user available) 256 MB/180 MB (original) or 2  GB/1.4 GB (Kindle 2) or 4 GB/3.3 GB (Kindle DX) internal flash memory
    Display 6 in diagonal,
    3.6 in (91 mm) × 4.8 in (122 mm),
    600 × 800 pixels or 0.48 megapixels,
    167 ppi density,
    4-level grayscale (original)
    or 16-level grayscale (Kindle 2)
    electronic paper
    Input USB 2.0 port (micro-B connector),
    SD card (original model only),
    3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
    built-in speaker,
    AC power adapter jack
    Connectivity Amazon Whispernet using EVDO/CDMA AnyDATA wireless modem
    Dimensions 8.0 × 5.3 × 0.8 in (203 × 135 × 20.3 mm) (original) 8.0 × 5.3 × 0.36 in (203 × 135 × 9.14 mm) (Kindle 2)
    Weight 10.2 oz (290 g)
    Sony Reader Family
    Manufacturer Sony
    Available August 31, 2009
    Screen 600×800 px,
    170 dpi resolution,
    5", 6" or 7" diagonal,
    8- or 16-level grayscale
    E-Ink Electronic paper
    Touch-sensitive in some models
    Operating system MontaVista Linux (device), Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (client software)
    Input Touchscreen (PRS-600, PRS-900), Buttons (PRS-300)
    Memory 420 MB Accessible
    Memory card Memory Stick Duo Up to 32 GB, SDHC Up to 32 GB
    Connectivity USB 2.0
    Battery Lithium-ion
    Weight 10 oz (283 g)
    Form factor Slate
    Media BBeB (DRM), ePub (DRM), PDF (DRM), TXT, RTF, DOC, DOCX, LRF, LRX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, MP3, AAC w/o DRM
    Series PRS-300, PRS-600, PRS-900
    Predecessor PRS-500, PRS-505, PRS-700

    Source: Wikipedia (All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License and Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.)

    Useful Links
    Electronics Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    Electronics Circuits and Schematics
    Science Fair Projects Resources
    Electronics Projects Books

                  





    My Dog Kelly

    Follow Us On:
           

    Privacy Policy - Site Map - About Us - Letters to the Editor

    Comments and inquiries could be addressed to:
    webmaster@julianTrubin.com


    Last updated: June 2013
    Copyright © 2003-2013 Julian Rubin