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Accessories 3000 mah Chinese battery review

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by EVOLICIOUS, Aug 4, 2010.

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Ebay 3000 Mah Chinese Batteries, Worth It?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  3. Same as stock

    17 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    Ok I’ll make this quick ordered on eBay and they arrived about a week later. First thing I notice was they were complete sets 2 batteries and 2 back covers(I thought it was 2 batt 1 cover) then I picked up the cover and wow, very nice soft touch rubber coating very close to my seidio innocase however this back looks better than there’s no weird indentation completely smooth. I charged the battery in my $10 eBay charger and it took forever which makes sense if it’s double the capacity. Fully charged put it in evo .battery cover is a perfect fit but not as flexible as oem , so you hear it snap in place also takes more effort to remove but fit and finish is perfect you would never know it was after market.
    now For the torture test all radios on except Bluetooth I get 4 g around the Bronx and at my house but I did turn it off when there was no signal.I used orb live to stream a couple on TV shows off my server, YouTube all day, calls, text and more video! It lasted 26 hrs!! I get about 8-14 depending on how I use it with the standard battery.
    2x 3000mAh Extended Battery+Covers For Sprint HTC EVO 4G for 20.99

    http://cgi.ebay.com/2x-3000mAh-Exte...t-HTC-EVO-4G-/180533087368?pt=PDA_Accessories
     

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  2. One Beast

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    Can the battery be charged while in the phone?

    And the link says item was removed
     
  3. manny84

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    Just get the SEIDIO 3500 mAH battery. It's a godsend.
     
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  4. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    yes it can, i think i fixed the link, i think it did that because i bought the item already
     
  5. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    tell me about it! it great just to use the phone! and not think about the battery, i was trying so hard to drain the battery today and just could not do it. seidio is like 70.00
    this is 2 for 20.99
     
  6. Brian360

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    So you're saying one battery lasted 26 hours?
     
  7. Caloy

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    I would love to see pictures of it on your phone. :)
     
  8. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    just tell me me how to get them on here and done!
     
  9. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    yes and i did not baby it
     
  10. zombdroid

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    When posting, hit the little attachment button above the text box. Simply point to the picture and upload and post. Thats it!
     
  11. ParaGod

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    Just ordered them, thanks for the heads up.
     
  12. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    taking pics now
     
  13. Brian360

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    Thanks, just ordered one. I hope the battery door is decent (to me)
     
  14. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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  15. EVOLICIOUS

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  16. zombdroid

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    Wow! Thinner than I would have guessed. Nice!
     
  17. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    and it still feels good in the hand, balanced
     
  18. sweteg

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    Hey, any possible way to measure how thick it is? Reason is, right now I'm using the Seidio Innocase Active. If I were to get the 3000 + cover, it wouldn't need a cover anymore since camera is far from the surface. For some reason, I don't think it's that much thicker than my setup now. Let me know, thanks!
     
  19. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    i dont think they make a cover to fit over this
     
  20. sweteg

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    Ah, I wouldn't use the cover over it. I would use the cover that comes with the battery as the main cover. Only reason I have the Seidio over my Evo now is mainly for the camera.
     
  21. EVOLICIOUS

    EVOLICIOUS Well-Known Member
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    the camera is completely protected
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  22. neoshi

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    Can you take a shot comparing the height of both covers laying on a flat surface side by side? Thanks.
     
  23. novarider

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    I bought this also but my battery seems more like 2000mah not 3000mah. I contracted the seller and he is sending me a replacement battery. If the new one truly is 3000mah I will be extremely happy. If not I will buy the seidio 3500mah battery and use this battery cover. I really like the battery cover it does truly look like it could be stock.
     
  24. TravyEvo

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    My 3000 doesn't do well at all. It lasts maybe a bit less than my 1500. Rather than fool around trying to get a good one, I just ordered the Seido. That one has gotten universally good reviews.
     
  25. tical

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    Ok I really want one of these but I would still want to use a case of some sort for protecting the sides and front.....any options out there for a case/cover that will work/fit with these extended battery covers?
     
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