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Best Extended Battery for Droid X?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by stereosound, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. stereosound

    stereosound Lurker
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    Was looking at the gorilla gadget 3500mhz battery, but I wanted to come here and check that it's actually worth the money before purchasing. I definitely want the biggest extended battery I can get for my droid x, but I heard rumors of third party batteries not working again? If this is the case, can someone direct me to the "best of the best" battery to purchase?

  2. notaguru

    notaguru Android Enthusiast

    I bought an advertised "1800" mA/hour battery on eBay from an Asian supplier. I seasoned with three charge/discharge cycles (does it matter with lithium?) and rigged a test fixture that put the battery under a constant 50mA load (an arbitrary number). The below results were obtained when voltage dropped below 3.0V:

    Standard: 1160
    New: 1590
    Improvement: (1590-1160)/1160=37%

    That battery fits the original X chamber. Performance is noticeably better. Note that was with ONE example - your experience may vary. Please report.

    There are several vendors offering that battery in the $10 range, including shipping.
  3. SimsDelt

    SimsDelt Android Expert

  4. bigbadwulff

    bigbadwulff Android Expert

    I got Verizon's extended battery. To tel you the truth I can't tell much of a difference.
  5. DroidXer24

    DroidXer24 Newbie

    I want to go oem for now especially with a key piece to my phones ability and of verizon stores near me seem to only have the droid x2 extended battery in stock. Will this fit?
  6. cmhbob

    cmhbob Lurker

    I got the GG 3500 mah battery for Christmas. Be advised that the phone pretty much won't fit in any case with that battery. I wish I had researched that prior to putting the battery on my list. My suggestion is to go with the Trident Electra combo, which is a battery and case.
  7. BridgeScore

    BridgeScore Lurker

    I got the extended battery from Verizon. I also got a charger from CellPhoneShop. I carry a battery in my wallet(either the original or the extended_. They are quite thin. So I always have an additional battery to pop in when needed.
  8. airameener

    airameener Lurker

    The Otterbox Commuter case for the DroidX accommodates the extended life battery... see www dot otterbox dot com...

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The Motorola Droid X release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 512GB RAM, TI OMAP3630 processor, and 1540mAh battery.

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