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Amazon’s New Kindle Will Have A Rechargeable Protective Case

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.David Ryder — Getty Images

(Reuters) – Amazon.com is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

The online retailer is also developing a solar-charged Kindle case, the Journal reported, citing another source.

Amazon could not be immediately reached for a comment.

The company’s chief executive tweeted on Monday that the latest version of the reading device is ready and details could be expected next week.