Originally Posted by Alisa
I think that's based on the photo from The Boy Genius Report (which many of us wondered about being of a prototype). We have no actual facts to that effect from Amazon. The back didn't look removable and there were no discernible slots. No SD card seems atrocious unless they're really loading it up with memory. Still. I wouldn't like it. Getting rid of the removable battery would likewise be an unpopular move, IMO. I suppose, if that photo is a real Kindle 2, the back could come off in a way they couldn't detect in poor quality photo. A lot of assumptions were made based on that photo.