buying a new battery..........

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by beastkingblast, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. beastkingblast

    beastkingblast Well-Known Member
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    I want to buy a new battery for my desire, so i have a backup for long journeys to swap when the battery runs out
    I've looked on Expansys & its just under
     

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  2. InfernalByte

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    Yep 1400 is a bigger mother than a 1200mha, but the shocking thing about batteries is; legally, batteries only need to perform to 60% of stated capacity. Some unlabelled batteries can be real bad. I would stick to the proper HTC battery, they are of a VERY good quality.
     
  3. Harry2

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  4. blade38

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    I do a lot of fishing, around two to three nights at a time, so need to have spare batteries, i brought three from Ebay, one 1400mha and two 1600mha, never missed a beat, and last has long has my HTC original one.:)
     
  5. InfernalByte

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    So the 1600 lasted as long as the 1400? Go figure.
     
  6. beastkingblast

    beastkingblast Well-Known Member
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    So overall feelings the ebay ones aren't that good?
     
  7. blade38

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    There working well on mine.
     
  8. blade38

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    :thinking:
     
  9. yenrod

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  10. Dead-metal

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    I got a replacement 1600mah battery that doesn't last as long as the original HTC Desire one.

    The 1600 battery struggled to last 8 hours, the standard HTC one last 1.5 days.
     
  11. rabrog

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    I was getting maybe 6 hours with the stock battery, and that bumped up to about 8 after putting Juice Defender on it. I didn't want to deal with swapping batteries during the day, and I can be away from the charger all day. So I went with a 3000 mah battery from ebay with the extended back cover. I have no complaints so far. If I charge it while I sleep I am good from when I get up around 7:00 AM to midnight and it just gets down into the orange zone. The back cover fits like the original cover. It's a bit heavier, and doesn't fit in the shirt pocket as well, but it meets my needs better than a stock battery, although I probably could get by with a stock battery and chargers at home, work, and in the car.
     
  12. Fergie100284

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    I decided to grab a second battery recently. After a bit of searching I found an official HTC one new for
     
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