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image Sony has sold 300,000 Sony Readers globally, according to the company as cited in Wall Street Journal.

Time for Amazon to come out of the shadows and tell us how many Kindles it’s sold? Forrester Research puts that at 400K, but we don’t know if the estimate is accurate.

Significantly, Sony has moved the 300K units without wireless capability to simplify the downloading of books—a wrinkle it will add in the near future. Then again, Sony sale have been global, while Amazon has officially offered the Kindle only within the United States.

Related: The e-book numbers battle: How Sony can surpass the Kindle’s 200K items—via wise use of alliances and tech.

 
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