Amazon started the wave but competitors like Sony and iRex are going to give Amazon a run for their money. Are the Kindle and Kindle DX great? Sure! Problem is you are locked into the Amazon store. Both Sony and iRex allow you to connect to your local library for “Free” books to check out and the massive Google Library. Sony partners with Border and iRex is going to partner with Barnes & Noble. Here’s a video about the new iRex reader which will be sold through Best Buy. $399 has a SD card and wireless capability World Wide!
Learn more about the Sony eReaders at SonyStyle.com. You can also head to your local Borders books store where they have a kiosk with working models. $199 and $299.