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Where can I buy eBook Reading devices?

At the moment, many of the eBook devices are not readily available in common electronic shops. Most of the time, one has to go straight to the manufacturer or company and purchase the device online.  Some of the devices are only available for corporation use, and some have not even hit the market yet. But for those that are available for sale, you can follow the link below to find out the price and get a more detailed specification of the product. Be very sure to find out if technical support for the device is available in your country or not. More shops and places selling the dedicated eBook devices will be added to the list below as they become available. Your suggestions of any other sales outlet you know selling eBook devices will be helpful. Send us your suggestions. Please include details like device models and web site address.

eBook Format

Buy PDA / eBook Reader / eBook Reading Devices

Multi Format eBook Reader

Cybook: The first multi-format eBook Reader / eBook reading device. This eBook Reader supports the following formats: Mobipocket, HTML, TXT, RTF, PDB

eBook device / ebook reader : Cybook multiformat ebook

Microsoft eBook Reader

The devices listed on the right should come with Microsoft eBook Reader pre-installed as in most Pocket PC 2002 and Pocket PC 2003 devices. But do check the technical details once again if you decide to buy one to be sure that the specifications have not changed.

The current version of Microsoft reader for Pocket PC is Version 2.3. It is compatible with:

(1) Pocket PC 2002 and Pocket PC Phone Edition

(2) Windows MobileTM 2003 based Pocket PC devices and Phone Edition Devices

(3) Windows MobileTM 2003, Second Edition based Pocket PC and Phone Edition devices

Some of these ebook devices may appear to be "OUT of STOCK" from Amazon.com, but they could still be bought from other sellers through the Amazon.com site.

HP iPAQ RX3115 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ RX3715 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ RZ1715 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H5555 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ HX4700 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ HX4705 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H5555 Pocket PC

ASUS MyPal A620 Pocket PC

ASUS MyPal A716 Pocket PC

Dell Axim X5 Pocket PC

ViewSonic V35 Pocket PC

ViewSonic V36 Pocket PC

ViewSonic V37 Pocket PC

Toshiba e310 Pocket PC

Toshiba e335 Pocket PC

Toshiba e400 Pocket PC

Toshiba e405 Pocket PC w/Windows Mobile 2003

Toshiba e740 Pocket PC

Toshiba e755 w/Windows Mobile 2003

Toshiba e805 Pocket PC

e805 Pocket PC w/Windows Mobile 2003

HP iPAQ H1940 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H1945 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H2215 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H4150 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H4155 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H4350 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ H4355 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ 4355 Pocket PC

HP iPAQ 5455 Pocket PC

Compaq iPAQ 3835 Color Pocket PC

Compaq iPAQ 3975 Color Pocket PC

Basic Palm Reader & Acrobat Reader

The devices on the right should come with the basic Palm Reader software installed. The Pro version of the reader is not free.

Most of the Handhelds from Palm also comes with Acrobat Reader. But again do check the manufacturer's specifications to verify that the Palm eBook Reader software / Acrobat Reader is indeed installed.

Handheld devices using Palm OS can use Adobe Reader to read ebooks in .pdf format. In other devices that do not already come with the Adobe Reader pre-installed, the software is available here: Adobe Reader for Palm Devices

Garmin iQue 3600 PDA/GPS Handheld System with America's Detailed Street Mapping

PalmOne Tungsten T3 Handheld

PalmOne Tungsten T5 Handheld

PalmOne Tungsten C Handheld

PalmOne Tungsten E Handheld

PalmOne Tungsten T Handheld

PalmOne Zire 71 Handheld

PalmOne Zire 72 Handheld

PalmOne Zire 72 Special Edition Handheld

PalmOne Zire 21 Handheld

PalmOne m125 Handheld

PalmOne m130 Handheld

PalmOne m505 Color Handheld

PalmOne m515 Color Handheld

Sony Clie UX50 (PEG - UX50)

Mobipocket Reader

The Mobipocket Reader is supported by PDA's / Handhelds running the PALM OS 3.x, 4.x, 5.x. It also supports Windows CE 2.x and 3.x., CE.NET, Windows Mobiles (Pocket PC , SmartPhone) as well as Symbian OS.

Sony Clie UX50 (PEG - UX50)

Garmin iQue 3600 PDA/GPS Handheld System with America's Detailed Street Mapping

PalmOne Tungsten T3 Handheld

Other PDAs: Palm, Sony Clie, Handspring, Handera, Kyocera, Acer, Garmin, IBM Workpad, Symbol, Samsung, GSL, Compaq, HP, Toshiba, Dell, Fujitsu, Siemen Loox, NEC Mobile Pro, T Mobile, Zayo, Casio BE-300 and Franklin eBookman should all be able to run the MobiPocket Reader. Do check with the PDA manufacturer as well as the MobiPocket web site at www.mobipocket.com on software compatibility.

MobiPocket Reader

Franklin EBM-901

MobiPocket Reader

Franklin EBM-911

EBK Format

EasyRead Personal Digital Reader - Chinese eBook Reading Device


Please note that some of the above eBook reading devices are also PDAs and have more than eBook Reading functions. Read the specifications carefully and decide what is best for you and your needs. Also research on the selection of books available for each device before you make any purchase. Compare prices and check the types of accessories that might be included with the device.If price is a big issue for you, you may consider getting USED products that can be found in AMAZON.COM and EBAY.

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