First of the Palm Top range of compact computers enabling handwritten input. This model incorporated personal information management software.
First model Data Discman electronic book player.
Debut model of Sonys first Palm machine CLIE. This device enjoyed overwhelming popularity right from its launch. Digital camera data stored on a memory stick could be vividly reproduced on its 256-color liquid crystal display.
Entertainment version of the CLIE, incorporating a 100,000-pixel digital CMOS camera within its main, foldable body. It featured a F2.8, f=35mm approx. (35mm conversion) lens, and a shooting range of 30cm to infinity. The 300 degree rotating camera enabled the user to easily take shots of themselves, while the 3.8-inch 320 x 480 dot high-resolution liquid crystal screen displayed high quality still and video images.
High-end model, featuring a 2,000,000-pixel CCD camera and FeliCa (contactless IC card) reader.
This model incorporated a wide screen, color liquid crystal display within a compact frame roughly the same size as a business-card holder. It could easily be connected to a network using its wireless LAN and Bluetooth (R) functions. (Also featured a 310,000-pixel approx. CMOS camera capable of 300 degree rotation.)
Featuring an organic EL display, this model was capable of delivering high quality video and still images.
Sony Reader, with its slim, lightweight body made it easy and fun to read e-books.
“Reader Pocket Edition” “Reader Touch Edition”