Amazon to sell new Kindle with rechargeable protective case: WSJ

Amazon to sell new Kindle with rechargeable protective case: WSJ
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablets are displayed during a launch event in New York on September 17, 2014.
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Amazon.com Inc 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 declined to 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.

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