Experiences with battery from ebay-seller Ebidit?


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  1. carolien

    carolien Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi guys, i was looking on ebay and was looking for cases for my desire and saw some by a seller named ebidit*. A friend of mine already bought those cases and is very happy with them. Then i went looking what this seller has to sell for the desire besides cases and found that he sells a battery. Before i order it, i wanted to check if people have experience with this battery, cause i don't want my phone to be doing weird things after i use this battery and then find out that if i asked this on the internet before using it, i could have prevented this. So therefore, does anyone of you have positive or negative experiences with the battery from this seller?

    (the link of the ad is 1600mAh AKKU Batterie + Ladekabel f
     

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  2. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

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    I doubt that battery will be any better than your HTC one. The HTC battery operates to about 95% advertised capacit, however the 3rd party ones this is much lower.

    There was a big thread on this a while ago.

    This is interesting:

    BatteryBoss Calls Out False Capacity Claims!
     
  3. carolien

    carolien Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for your reaction! I wouldn't be using it instead of my htc battery, more as a spare battery. But buying a spare battery for 14 euro's if it doens't last that well, is useless anyway. I will take a look in the topic you mentioned!
     
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    If the battery is cheap $9 or less, then it's too good to be true and you should avoid those (usually from Hong Kong or Singapore). I heard of a man in China getting his head blown off while using it because of a counterfeit battery (look for it on google) and my battery melted a decade ago in my flip phone.
     
  5. carolien

    carolien Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for your answer! The battery is indeed from Hong Kong, but according to the internet 14 euro's is 19,50 american dollars, so does this mean it is a better battery than the ones you mention above, or is it probably still bad? Are there things you need to watch when buying a spare battery? I checked the voltage and model number and those are the same as on my battery now, but don't know what else to look for. Or are they all bad?
     
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