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Gallery: Sony unveils trio of Readers

In an assault on Amazon's entire product line, Sony unveiled three new e-book Readers: a $199 model that undercuts the cheapest Kindle by $100; a more fully-featured touchscreen model at $299; and a $399 Wi-Fi, 3G touchscreen model that is smaller than the Kindle DX by two inches but also cheaper by $90.
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Sony's new "Touch Edition" Reader is a 6-inch touchscreen model available for $299, the same price as Amazon's Kindle.

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Sony's "Pocket Edition" Reader is a 5-inch model that's just $199, $100 less than Amazon's Kindle.

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Sony's new "Touch Edition" Reader is a 6-inch touchscreen model available for $299, the same price as Amazon's Kindle.

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Steve Haber, Sony's president of digital reading editions, holds the new $399 "Daily Edition" Reader at the flagship Fifth Avenue location of the New York Public Library.

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Sony shows the size, feature and price differences between the Sony "Pocket Edition," "Touch Edition" and "Daily Edition" Readers.

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Here's the $199, 5-inch "Pocket Edition" Reader in action.

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Here's a handheld comparison of the $299 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader and the $199 5-inch "Pocket Edition" Reader.

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Here's the $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader in action.

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The top edge of the $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader.

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The $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader in white.

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The $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader in white.

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The $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader in red.

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The $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Reader in red. It's only 0.4 inches thin and weights 9 ounces.

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A pair of $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Readers.

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The "rose" colored $199 "Pocket Edition" Reader.

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A pair of $299, 6-inch "Touch Edition" Readers.

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The entire Sony Reader lineup: $199 "Pocket Edition" on top of a $299 "Touch Edition" on top of a $399 "Daily Edition."

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