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Old 10-12-2007, 08:08 AM   #5
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Device: Amazon Kindle, Archos 605 Wifi, & Sony PRS-500
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
I get a much better battery life that that - a good 4-5h of video usage, and reading a book much surely be much less power intensive than streaming video, I'd have thought? The battery life is something like 20h if you use it for listening to MP3 files, for example.

Mine is the non WiFi model. Are you actively using the WiFi connection on yours? If so, that's perhaps what accounts for the shorter battery life?
Yeah, I was making a generality and Wifi does kill the battery. You are right though, running internal content does last a lot longer. ;-) I love my Archos and Sony Readers. But just learning to use each for a specific purpose (Archos gets my PDFs).
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