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Sony’s Digital Paper is Just Like Paper, Barring The Price

Sony digital paper

E Ink’s displays haven’t been able to replace traditional paper yet everywhere. Sony is trying to change that with its 13.3-inch Digital Paper device intended for legal, educational and business environments. Digital Paper from Sony gives you the power to annotate, share, and save your documents. It allows you to do all this from a handy device that’s light enough to carry anywhere.

Sony’s Digital Paper handheld letter-size device. It lets you easily and securely access files, make and upload handwritten notes and annotated documents. You can save the files or archive for sharing with clients, colleagues, and co-workers. You can increase productivity and streamline collaboration with others via shared files that show your markings and highlights. This superlative tool is durable, portable, and easy to use. It has a user-friendly screen. Reflects ambient light for easy legibility for indoors and out. Digital Paper makes an ideal complement to laptops and tablets.

Access, Read And Work.

With Digital Paper, you can read and work on new documents or archives in sharp, easy-to-read text and graphics, full letter size. You never need to scroll to read. Digital Paper has a 13.3-inch display that renders full-page letter-size documents in PDF format.

Hand-Write Notes.

Writing on Digital Paper is just like writing with a pen on paper. You can use the stylus to write fluidly and directly on the panel. Easily highlight text and erase notes. You have the same ease of movement. Plus the surface rejects your palm; functionality is never disrupted. This is not possible on regular tablets.

Save, Sync, and Share.

Your files can be stored in a document repository. You can collaborate with colleagues who need to work on the same files.  Simply save your documents to the archives.

Take Everything With You.

Digital Paper’s durable frame is light and portable. It replaces bulky file folders and briefcases.

Security Matters.

There are security options on Digital Paper that help you protect your data. Password-based device lock and at-rest data encryption. You will have an additional tool to manage the digital security of your documents.

Connect Your Devices Via The Cloud.

Digital Paper allows an easy, wireless transfer of documents. The documents can be transferred to and from a compatible cloud storage service. Easy to view your documents, annotations and all, on any other connected device of your choosing. It doesn’t matter if it’s a tablet, PC, MAC, or smartphone. You can read and save a PDF. Share it with your colleagues via ShareFile account.

New Screen-Sharing Feature.

Just one click and you will be able to share your screen. You will require the PC app.

Thin & Light.

Digital Paper has world’s thinnest, lightest body, about the thickness of 30 sheets of paper.

High-Contrast Display.

Digital Paper has a high-contrast reflective display. This will allow the text to be read clearly, even in bright sunlight.

Built-in Wi-Fi.

Built-in Wi-Fi functionality allows you to share files over a wireless network.

Battery Life.

Sony’s rechargeable thin lithium-ion battery can go up to three weeks’ use even on a single charge.


The storage capacity of Digital Paper is approximately 2,800 PDF files.

USB Connectivity.

The USB Connectivity on Digital Paper allows for an easy plug-in for simple drag-and-drop transfer of documents to and from Digital Paper.

SD Card Compatibility.

An Internal memory of 4 GB. It can be coupled, with a slot for a micro SD card.


The Stylus is a convenient tool for writing, highlighting, erasing.


Sony’s Digital Paper’s price is currently set at a tag of $1,100.