Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Kindle Oasis From Amazon Promises ‘Months and Months’ of Battery Life - The New York Times

"Months and months" of battery life -- I might even be able to finish reading a book on a single charge...

"The product, Kindle Oasis, will cost $289, placing it at the very top of Amazon’s family of e-readers. The previous top-of-the-line e-reader, Kindle Voyage, is $200. Kindle Oasis is very light, weighing just 4.6 ounces — about 20 percent less than any other Kindle. For comparison, the latest iPad Mini is more than 10 ounces.

Amazon is charging a premium for Kindle Oasis because it comes with a leather case containing a battery that significantly extends the charge time of the device. Magnets in the battery pack on the cover solidly click together with the Kindle Oasis. With the cover, Kindle Oasis gets “months and months” of battery life, more than any other device in the family. Without it, it lasts weeks, Amazon says."
Kindle Oasis From Amazon Promises ‘Months and Months’ of Battery Life - The New York Times
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