Mugen bringing out larger capacity battery.


  1. dvhttn

    dvhttn Well-Known Member

    Thought I'd start a new thread with this as otherwise it'd get buried in the general 'how long does my battery last' threads. Over at xda ... Mugen Battery - xda-developers ... there's a thrad that mentions a new battery, soon, with an extra 200/300mAh. If nothing else it'd be worth getting it as a spare.

    HTH someone.

    Dave

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  2. CheesyPeteza

    CheesyPeteza Well-Known Member

    I'd snap one of those things up pretty fast! Just enough to get you through a day with that extra bump.
  3. Sereniity

    Sereniity Well-Known Member

    Interesting, a few more mAH would sure get me through a full day at work, saying that I just purchased a backup battery charger :D
  4. Declan325

    Declan325 Active Member

    I'd snap one up in a heartbeat. It would also be handy to have a charger that charges a battery out side of your phone. Eg have a dock with a spare battery at work. I love my DHD and it can get me through a full day but having 2 batteries on the go would allow me to use the phone to its full potential. I'm constantly not opening apps i want to because i'm scared i'll use up too much battery life.
  5. kungura

    kungura Well-Known Member

    already bookmarked it! when it's out i'll buy.
    I'm testing out a 1500mah battery now, and it's giving me maybe an hour extra tops...
    so lets see
  6. bonerp

    bonerp Well-Known Member

    goes it come with an extended battery cover? Most of theirs do increase the size (and weight)
  7. eddiewawa

    eddiewawa Well-Known Member

    i certainly do hope not! tho, i remember seeing the one for the legend and it fits in there fine. so hoping the theory is the same for the DHD...but looking forward to the update kungura :)
  8. dvhttn

    dvhttn Well-Known Member

    As far as I know it's the same size as the standard one. Doubt if you could fit a larger battery in the DHD anyway!

    There's more info (though you have to skim read all posts) in the thread I linked to on xda.

    Dave
  9. MrPie

    MrPie Well-Known Member

    I really hate taking the cover off my Desire HD. And really don't want to keep doing that everytime i want to change the battery. I was scared the cover might snap when i was replacing my sim in the first time. Haven't opened it ever again after that. But if this battery improves a great deal. I'll most definitely buy!
  10. Krimian

    Krimian Well-Known Member

    If the better battery from Mugen is 1500mhz or higher i'll definetly be buying it.
  11. ynwa

    ynwa Well-Known Member

    Interesting. Ill be watching to see how the new batteries perform when they are released. You would think with bigger handset you would have had a bigger better. Coupled with lower power usage v the Desire, it could make this phone super attractive!
  12. dvhttn

    dvhttn Well-Known Member

  13. Declan325

    Declan325 Active Member

    Bummer, i went to pre-order with a deluxe desktop charger but they don't ship to Australia :( 1800mah would be fantastic! even if it does cost 40 pounds.
  14. Netherdragon

    Netherdragon Well-Known Member

    wow 1800mah

    if this turns out to be decent im definately getting it.

    in no hurry though at moment, mainly as i still dont havemy damm phone yet...

    damm u handtec, batter not delay shipment again ffs. rant over
  15. The Hoff

    The Hoff Well-Known Member

    I'll wait for it to be benchmarked first, some of the claims these battery manufacturers make amount to little more that bare faced lies. I'd be surprised if it tests to anymore than 1500mah.
  16. tshirttan

    tshirttan Member

    This is great news! Is there any chance that a non htc battery may damage the phone at all though?
  17. The Hoff

    The Hoff Well-Known Member

    tshirttan - yes, if you're talking cheap Chinese eBay battery, or worse still it could explode (exploding Nokia's anyone?). However, this is a decent company therefore I'd say there's no greater risk to yourself or the device at all.
  18. K33VRN DHD

    K33VRN DHD Member

    apparently the mugen one is now scrapped!
  19. kungura

    kungura Well-Known Member

    where did you hear that? please quote your source. because i got an email from them directly stating that they were going to bring out the high capacity battery for the DHD in early Dec (just a week ago)
  20. dvhttn

    dvhttn Well-Known Member

    It disappeared from the Mobilefun website if that's what you mean ....? Go over to xda to see the whole thread.

    Dave
  21. Jazz Singh

    Jazz Singh Active Member

    Now back up but only in the form of a 1300mah battery.

    Mugen Desire HD extended battery
  22. sonesh

    sonesh Well-Known Member

  23. dvhttn

    dvhttn Well-Known Member

    Nope. The HTC ones are a lot less than that.

    Dave
  24. cracksquirrel

    cracksquirrel Well-Known Member

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