|06-20-2009, 03:19 AM||#1|
Join Date: May 2009
SD card and battery life?
I heard SD cards run down the battery life of the 505. I've been keeping my SD Card in every time I read, and I haven't really noticed. Is this true?
|06-20-2009, 04:52 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6
Yes, certainly it's true - the SD card draws power.
If, however, you're asking "is it a noticeable power drain", then the answer is "no". The power drain of the SD card is very small.
|06-20-2009, 06:38 AM||#3|
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Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: iPad mini, Samsung Note 3, Sony PRS-650 (rarely used now)
|06-20-2009, 08:10 AM||#4|
Join Date: Mar 2008
Device: Sony Reader PRS-505
I don't have any numbers to back it up, but subjectively it seems that my Readers lasts significantly longer now (no card inserted) than it used to a year ago (when I kept a SD card in at all times).
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