Welcome back to another installment of the Good e-Reader Outdoor Reading Test! Today we look at the Sony DPT-S1 Digital Paper e-Reader and see how it performs underneath the sun. This will give you an indication on how the e-ink Mobius screen can handle PDF viewing and editing when you’re in the field and working.
One of the surprising things about the Digital Paper is the fact you get very extreme viewing angles when reading outdoors. Direct sunlight seems to have a minimal effect on being able to utilize this device.
Michael Kozlowski has written about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. Newspapers and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times have picked up his articles. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.