Originally Posted by desertgrandma
This was one thing my husband and I argued about before I got the kindle. He was so worried about it, I ordered an extra battery 'just in case'. 4 months later, its still sitting in the drawer, never used. I don't turn on the whispernet unless I'm downloading books, and recharge as soon as the battery shows 3/4 full. Im wondering if maybe some of the first ones had issues.....?
We have 2 Kindles - one we've had 7+ months and the other we've had 4+ months and we have no battery issue with either. As above, I bought a replacement battery (and a replacement power cord) and have never used it. Much like the memory card, which I bought and really don't use.