batteries from China...how are they working?Accessories


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  1. Uzza

    Uzza Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    looking to buy come batteries a bad dock and a car dock...what have you bought...what's working..what's nite..post links..

    those Hong Kong batteries working out?
     

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  2. speedfreak32

    speedfreak32 Well-Known Member

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    I dont have the link but I bought two batteries and a charger for ten bucks including shipping. They are as good as the oem battery. They last a long time when stored outside the phone.
     
  3. ving

    ving Active Member

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    Batteries are usually fine from HK and for the price, you can't complain really. ;)
     
  4. Dennis_Bham

    Dennis_Bham Well-Known Member

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    My 2 have life similar to the OEM.
     
  5. TevocRoux

    TevocRoux Member

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    My OEM battery doesn't last more than 4-5 hours. I've been reading posts to increase it....changing settings...seems nothings works.
    I bought the two battery + charger on Ebay....should arrive in a few days. I'll let everyone know how it does.
     
  6. SuperAkuma

    SuperAkuma Well-Known Member

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    I made a post about it about two weeks ago and many people said they suck. I had mine for about two weeks and it has been great so far.

    I charged a battery and use the other one. I don't have to worry about running low now. The only thing that sucks is you have to remove the battery and if you have a case it is a little annoying.
     
  7. Max Tempest

    Max Tempest Well-Known Member

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    I've had the HK batteries for over a month and they work fine, comparable to Captivate battery after it's been powercycle-improved. Very handy to have a spare on you as you are out and about. I put a full-body protector on my phone, no case, so easy to swap batteries. I can imagine the annoyance removing a case every time you swap batteries.
     
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    they work fine, the Oem battery seems to last a litttle longer, but 2 for 10 bucks its an absolute steal...
     
  9. mercdizzle

    mercdizzle Well-Known Member

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    i have the same batteries. I charged them both when I got them, and threw one in my pocket. I've kept that battery in my pocket for about two weeks now. I finally needed to swap batteries last night before going out, and it was still at 91%. They work great!
     
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    Do I need to specifically get the Captivate battery on ebay or is the battery the same for all 4 Galaxy S phones?
     
  11. alphadog00

    alphadog00 Well-Known Member

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    The batteries are the same for all 4 phones. You can confirm by going to Samsung website and looking up the battery and then seeing what it fits - all the phones.

    There have been some reports of phones rebooting when using these batteries - not a lot, but some. So I opted for another solution:

    Amazon.com: Energizer XP4000 Universal Rechargeable Power Pack: Camera & Photo

    It will charge my camcorder too, so for me it is one spare for 2 devices. I don't expect to be carrying a spare phone battery in my pocket even if i had it.
     
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    snapper.fishes Well-Known Member

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    You know, this is kinda funny. Most people in Hong Kong don't usually buy the Chinese made batteries (unless if they are official ones) for fear or explosion.
     

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