Yesterday, Sony announced the launch of the “lightest 6-inch touchscreen eReader device ever.” Weighing in at under 6 ounces, the Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) is smaller and lighter than last year’s line and features a 6-inch E-Ink® Pearl V220 touch screen.

Reader Wi-Fi also features a dedicated icon that connects to the public library system in the US and Canada, allowing borrowing of free e-books with a valid library card.

This lightweight reader comes in black, red or white.

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