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$15 Itian G4 battery + charging cradle / Qi wireless charger?!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JBensimon, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. JBensimon

    JBensimon Newbie
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    I can't find any review of this item anywhere (though it's sold by many vendors, including Amazon Prime). Who's going to try it first? :) [Note that although the Amazon description doesn't say it explicitly, the charging cradle bundled with the battery also doubles as a wireless charging pad, assuming you've changed your LG's back to one that supports Qi wireless charging] Too good to be true? [I'm especially wary of the battery's quality -- lots of garbage out there].



  2. SavageRobot

    SavageRobot Android Expert

    Looks good, probably too good to be true, can't find it on our UK site, but there is one exactly the same by Itorrent http://www.amazon.co.uk/Itorrent-Ch...7345047&sr=8-8&keywords=lg+g4+charging+cradle, again, only £12.59. All the pictures are the same, they are the exact same, only difference, Itian have put their name on it where Itorrent haven't. I think I might buy it and see what it's like...

    Edit: Forgot link
  3. SavageRobot

    SavageRobot Android Expert

  4. JBensimon

    JBensimon Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Well, I pulled the trigger and got one. Unfortunately, while the battery and cradle are (surprisingly) good, the cradle is *not* in fact also a wireless charger -- the vendor has apologized for the misleading label and promises to modify it "soon".
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  5. alceryes

    alceryes Newbie

    I would definitely be leery of a $15 battery, especially one that comes with a wireless charging piece.
    Instead of this you could pick up the wireless charging/NFC antenna to replace the NFC only antenna on the G4's back. They are around $10, very easy to swap out, and work great (search G4 wireless charging on Amazon). My phone wirelessly charges just as quick as when I plug it in. Plus I got to keep the aesthetically pleasing black leather back (those circle cases are ugly).
  6. JBensimon

    JBensimon Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Well, aside from not having the wireless charging function (which as I said was a labeling error according to the vendor), the battery and charging cradle are actually very good -- the battery is at least as good as the original LG (to my surprise). Since I already have the wireless charging capability on the phone and a charging pad, I'm not complaining.
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The LG G4 release date was April 2015. Features and Specs include a 5.5" inch screen, 16MP camera, 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 808 processor, and 3000mAh battery.

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