Originally Posted by ApK
From a website somewhere:
"The Fire (SD, some are calling it) has double the RAM of the original, as well as a faster processor and longer battery life"
The claim is a 40% speed boost, yeilding less lag, snappier performance and capability to support many of the new firmware features.
That is all good but how does it affect the battery life? It's important to have a snappy device if I am playing video games, but not for reading an e-book.. Especially if it affects the total usage time...