Originally Posted by SteveEisenberg
I don't see any evidence that eReaders will be so much better five years from now than today that I would want to throw away my device. I want the option to decide on repair or replace rather than have it forced on me.
It's a $79 dollar reader. By the time it dies buy a new one. These aren't made to last for years to come. I wouldn't worry about battery on the K4. I'd worried about the page turn buttons wearing out. Mine's already has page turn issues. I can't see the page turn buttons lasting long enough to worry about the battery.
You get a full year warranty on it and by then if you have problems you can upgrade to something better or buy another one.