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Power Case for Kindle Fire - 2x Battery Life

12th January 2012, 02:00 PM |#1  
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Just announced during the Consumer Electronics Show:

Power Case for Kindle Fire:

http://nyko.com/products/product-det...e=Power%20Case

http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/11/n...tand-hands-on/ (Has video)

Features:
2x Battery Life
Moves Power Button to Front

Looks like a very cool accessory, though I feel they'll need to do better with the pricing..
 
 
12th January 2012, 02:32 PM |#2  
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Very cool and I agree with you that the price needs to come down a bit. These companies making cases need to keep in mind that the tablet itself cost $200. Paying $60 for a case is not very practical imo. People put $30 cases on their $500 phones which seems a bit more reasonable.

Although tablets are bigger than phones....I don't think it constitutes twice the cost.

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12th January 2012, 11:48 PM |#3  
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looks neat though there is no way to order it online
13th January 2012, 12:32 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by G1ForFun

Very cool and I agree with you that the price needs to come down a bit. These companies making cases need to keep in mind that the tablet itself cost $200. Paying $60 for a case is not very practical imo. People put $30 cases on their $500 phones which seems a bit more reasonable.

Although tablets are bigger than phones....I don't think it constitutes twice the cost.

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I don't see how paying $500 for a phone is reasonable. My leather Belkin case cost 40 bucks. $60 is reasonable considering it double battery life.
8th February 2012, 05:42 AM |#5  
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Just what the Fire needed - the added weight of an additional battery!

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10th February 2012, 02:29 AM |#6  
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I don't think I've ever had enough battery problems to warrant spending $60 on 2x the battery life. I do throw my kindle into my book bag often though, so I will stick with my durable case so the screen stays pristine.
10th February 2012, 05:01 PM |#7  
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Yeah, for the price ill stick with the chargers.
13th February 2012, 04:40 AM |#8  
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My only wish is the battery pack would have in integrated mic and volume buttons. Other than that it looks pretty neat!
9th March 2012, 08:13 PM |#9  
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SD Card slot would of been nice too!
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12th March 2012, 04:27 AM |#10  
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That looks like a nice case. The price doesn't seem that bad saying it doubles the battery life. The extra size would probably almost be a good thing for me since the Kindle Fire is a smaller sized tablet. I might consider getting that case eventually.
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