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Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Kindle battery - Front

The Kindle uses a 3.7V 1530mAh Lithium Polymer battery, with model number A00100. As of this writing, you can buy a Kindle replacement battery from Amazon for $19.95.

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About Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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