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SlackerLibrarian
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It's been a month since I got my N2E...

and I average about 1.5 per day and finished about 6 books (none more than 300 pages) without charging.  My N2E battery is about 19% and I have decided it's time to charge it.

 

I love my new nook! 

 

It completes me.

 

:robothappy:

 

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svsu
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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

You average 1.5 per day of what? Books? Hours reading?? Either way- B&N lied about the battery life........They claim 2 months battery life.

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...


svsu wrote:

You average 1.5 per day of what? Books? Hours reading?? Either way- B&N lied about the battery life........They claim 2 months battery life


B&N bases that on 1/2 hour per day of reading with wifi turned off.   It would be impossible to rate battery life based on time alone without factoring in usage.
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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

For me, the battery life is more accurately registered in page turns. I usually get over 1000 pages before I even start to think about charging it.

 

Since I read right before bed, my charger is right on my nightstand. I plug in my nook right next to my cell phone. Every once in a while I forget for a day or two. In over a year with my N1E, I have gotten the "low battery" message twice -- and I read constantly.

 

If I have wifi on, or if I use the touch screen a lot, the battery life is shorter, as to be expected.

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...


svsu wrote:

You average 1.5 per day of what? Books? Hours reading?? Either way- B&N lied about the battery life........They claim 2 months battery life.


Yeah...about...probably closer to 1 hour, but the reading time doesn't include me showing my N2E off to people.  And let me tell you...getting one month of reading time is HUGE!   I probably could've went a few more days on the charge I had left.  And 2 month battery life if an estimate based on certain criteria being met...which I didn't.

 

My N2E is awesome!  The took the N1E and made it better!

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

I've had my N2E for 10 days and it's at 43%. I probably read an hour or two a day I use the touchscreen all the time (though I never considered that it could be a drain), and I leave WiFi on all the time (though I'm often not in range of a network). Come to think of it, I don't think I've shut it down completely, either...

 

It ain't gonna last two months, but it's darn nice.

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

B&N's 2 month estimate is based on 30 minutes a day with wifi off (aka 30 hours of reading total).  So, if someone is reading 1 - 1.5 hours each day and only needing to charge once a month then they're meeting or exceeding B&N's stated battery life.

 

If someone is reading 2 hours a day, then the battery should last 15 days with wifi off.

If someone is reading 10 hours a day then the battery should last 3 days with wifi off.

 

FWIW, I've only chaged mine twice - the day I got it (June 3) and the evening of July 1.  I have over 94% now, and I generally read more than 30 minutes a day, though my patterns vary.  I'd estimate I'm getting the 30 hours that B&N promised.

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

I haven't timed mine, but it's so much better than my iPod Touch and my Nook Color.

I'm HAPPY!

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

woot woot!! isnt nooks awesome!?

i have a nook color yayz!!:catwink::smileylol::smileytongue:

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Re: It's been a month since I got my N2E...

A bit over 2yrs old - and I've probably seen the dreaded "Your nook needs charging" box about a dozen times. That doesn't bother near as much as hitting the power button and ... nothin' ... zero ... then doing the dreaded 20-second dance.