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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kbrown17, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. kbrown17

    kbrown17 Newbie
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    Was wondering if anyone has picked one up i am getting one xmas and wanted to know the improvement and how much bulk the battery door really adds
     


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  2. rsohne

    rsohne Newbie

    I have one on the way and will report back as soon as I can test it out.
     
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  3. gadlen

    gadlen Lurker

    I received a Seidio 3300 mah battery for my Captivate a few days ago. I bought it from the Seidio website for $75. I just wanted to report that it's working very well. Battery life is at least double. Most importantly, I can now go (at least) a whole day on a charge and still use the phone for what it is intended for. With the stock battery, after 12 hours of minimal usage or 8 hours of heavy use, the phone runs out of juice. Now I'm getting something like 24 hours of battery life. It's hard to tell exactly. But it does it's job well. :)
     
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  4. gary1949

    gary1949 Well-Known Member

    I also purchased the Seidio 3300mah battery, but I got it from the Android Central store and got an additional 10% off the price, total of $63.40 including shipping.

    Battery life is fantastic - 2-3 days of heavy usage is no problem. But remember that the phone will no longer fit in the Samsung desk or car cradles due to the 3X thicker battery.
     
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  5. SGS2

    SGS2 Well-Known Member

    hi everyone.

    i have a blog on a luxmo carbon fiber case that should fit the seidio battery, but my question is this:

    how much extra bulk is added with the seidio? i do not mean the exact measurements; what i mean, as a rule of thumb, does it double the thickness, tripple it, in your opinion?????

    also, is a slightly larger phone pouch, if you use on to wear, needed, or not?

    thanks..
     
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  6. gary1949

    gary1949 Well-Known Member

    The Seidio battery itself is approx. 13.6mm thick, the standard OEM battery is approx. 6.2mm thick.

    The phone with the Seidio battery and battery cover installed is approx. 19.2 mm thick, while the standard phone with standard cover is approx. 11.1mm thick.

    Hope this answers your question.
     
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  7. SGS2

    SGS2 Well-Known Member

    thanks gary.

    i don't speak metric, but i am intelligent enough to figure out the seidio battery doubles the thickness/depth of the captivate. i definitely am glad i bought a slightly larger case for when i get the seidio battery soon.

    i am glad seidio has an extended battery. the captivate, even when not using gps, nor gmail, nor the web browser, is such a battery whore.
     
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The Samsung Captivate release date was July 2010. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Hummingbird processor, and 1500mAh battery.

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