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Imagio Battery in Eris

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gramenz, Dec 22, 2009.

  1. gramenz

    gramenz Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hey guys....I was doing some research on batteries, and found a thread about an HTC Imagio 1500mAh battery working in the Droid Eris, compared to the stock 1300 mAh that comes factory. I called Verizon, whom confirmed this was true.

    I know Seidio is comming out with an extended battery for the Eris, but in the mean time I was going to pick up an Imagio battery to try out. Anyone out there tried an Imagio battery in the Eris? Anyone have access to try this? Just wondering if you would get a noticeable difference in battery life from it. Like to hear some feedback. Thanks!

    Erik
     


  2. droidcody

    droidcody Newbie

    I can test this when I get home a little later today and I'll let you know if it works or not.
     
  3. gramenz

    gramenz Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Thanks alot! I really appreciate it!
     
  4. droidcody

    droidcody Newbie

    So guys the Droid Eris can use the Imagio Battery, but there is one slight issue. That is the cover does not seem to snap all the way back into place. it snaps fine top and bottom and the one side will snap as well, but the other side won't, easily. I didn't push it real hard, since the Eris was one of my Architects phones, but sure enough the Eris will boot up with the Imagio battery in there and the battery fits perfectly fine. The challenge seems to be finding a way to keep the cover on the Eris fully closed. It's really close so you may be able to pull it off. I only had 5 minutes so I couldn't play with it much to see if it is possible.
     
  5. c64

    c64 Well-Known Member

    peeled off the cover of the imagio battery, seems to help.closes completely on three sides.
     
  6. Mountainguy

    Mountainguy Newbie

    I can't see an extra 200mAh really helping out that much...not for ~$30 or whatever it's running unless you're going to be out in the middle of BFE and will need every extra minute you can get. Save your money.
     
  7. pkopalek

    pkopalek Android Expert

    This is all the same news as the Hero battery working.


    It may actually be the same battery. The sides won't snap but the top and bottom do.
     
  8. pablissimo

    pablissimo Lurker

    I have the Mugen Power 1800ma Imagio battery for my Eris. Like the other batteries the case closes on the top and bottom but stays a little open on the sides. I peeled of the sticker on the battery on the sides and it fits perfectly with no gaps at all.

    Also: the battery seems to be lasting much longer but I haven't quantified eaxctly how much.
     
  9. Good find. Might be better to just buy an Eris battery, it sounds like.
     
  10. jj3699

    jj3699 Android Enthusiast

    Can you download spare parts and then do a comparison of the two for us :D
     

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The HTC Droid Eris release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.2" inch screen, 5MP camera, 288GB RAM, MSM7600 processor, and 1300mAh battery.

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