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Seidio Innocell Slim Replacement Battery

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by KoukiFC3S, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. KoukiFC3S

    KoukiFC3S Android Expert
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  2. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    Yeah stock is 1400mah Seems like Seidio might be loosing their edge and getting lazy??
     
  3. Hegemony

    Hegemony Android Enthusiast

    This makes no sense to me. Is there some quality that can make a Lithium-Ion battery more desirable other than capacity?
     
  4. superdesi

    superdesi Android Enthusiast

    I certainly do hope that is a typo :-/
     
  5. KoukiFC3S

    KoukiFC3S Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    It does say "More capacity in the same form factor".
     
  6. kraze0g

    kraze0g Android Enthusiast

    it better be a misprint, if it isn't, uhm, i dont know what to say. as for the 'bigger' version of the battery - i cannot do it. the door is just too...

    has anyone gotten any extra battery and tried it with the solo-charger cradle? i definitely will want one of these just in case. would like any opinions. thanks
     
  7. iPhone2Droid

    iPhone2Droid Well-Known Member

    I took one look at Seido's extended battery's pregnant door and moved on. And, I wasn't wild about the whole cradle-charger thing, since that would still tie me to an electrical outlet EVERYtime I needed it ---or, removing the battery for changes, triggering a reboot. Decided instead to take a chance with an extremely portable External Charger, and am very glad I did:

    Amazon.com: External Battery for Iphone, Iphone 3g, Iphone 3gs, T-mobile G1, Ipod, Sidekick, Blackberry, Nokia, I-UP 5400 Mah: Electronics

    The box includes a bunch of assorted tips, so all kinds of stuff can be charged with it. I get several Droid charges off of it. So, once it's juiced to the max, I know I can go several days without being concerned about an electrical outlet -- proven during holiday travels. 3 things I love about it: relatively small, considering its incredible inherent power; consistently reliable; and, the ease factor-- just plug it into the Droid's mini-USB, so no reboot required as would be the case with a battery-cradle style charger. Just like when you use a wall charger, you can keep on doing whatever with the Droid as it recharges. Curly-cord is long/flexible enough to set it on the side as you work with the Droid.

    Tip: The price fluctuates when you buy thru one of the 3rd party vendors partnered with Amazon Prime. I used the PriceDrop Firefox add-on to get it for about $43 thru Lucky Packs (@ 3.5 weeks ago). Today, that vendor charges over $60. Patience is your friend here!!
     
  8. s-one

    s-one Well-Known Member

    Hey Iphone2Droid.. that is a great tip and never thought of doing it that way. I'll keep an eye out for the below 60 price. Thanks!
     
  9. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    The description text includes:

    - More capacity in the same form factor

    That and 1350 mAh don't jive, obviously.

    I wouldn't take any info on that page seriously until the battery is actually available for sale.
     
  10. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    It's showing $49 right now...
     
  11. deftdrummer

    deftdrummer Android Enthusiast

    iphone2droid after your comment now that has got me thinking twice about getting the seidio extended battery, especially at its price. How long is the cord on the external battery you purchased, and how long does it take to charge? I'm seriously considering.
     
  12. youllberad

    youllberad Newbie

    S5 fc3s buddy :) you part of rx7club as well? Good to see I'm not the only geek
     
  13. Psychokitty

    Psychokitty Android Enthusiast

    I got a great little hand-crank flashlight for xmas- You've all seem 'em. Neat, huh? Has a Li Ion battery inside that gets charged by the hand crank.

    ...Someone needs to invent this type of charger for our phones. lol
     
  14. square

    square Android Enthusiast

  15. mihalich

    mihalich Android Enthusiast

    lol. that's awesome...but 120 rpm? That's some serious wrist action for 1-2 minutes of talk time.

    Joe
     
  16. kraze0g

    kraze0g Android Enthusiast

    until i get correct info about this slim replacement battery (being that its 1350 rather than the 1400 oem), i am just curious about getting a 'charging dock' just for a seperate battery. i've seen them but i cannot find them anywhere again. anyone know where to look? (link possibly?)
     
  17. jfourman

    jfourman Newbie

    I ordered mine from Fommy.com. It is slim and smaller in size than I expected. It works perfectly.

    Motorola OEM P323 Platform Battery Only Charger For Motorola - Motorola Droid A855 - Fommy.com
     
  18. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    Enter your location
     
  19. KoukiFC3S

    KoukiFC3S Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Yea I got an 87 TII :)

    Looks like this battery is meant to be a replacement. Kinda weird that it has less capacity than the stock one though. At least it's only $25.
     
  20. AZDroid

    AZDroid Well-Known Member

    Seidio has 3 batteries on their site for the Droid

    Extended
    Slim
    Slim Extended

    The Slim Extended with more power than the OEM is still under development and the capacity is TBD and the one linked on the OP is not described as having more power in the same form factor.

    So basically the current slim battery they sell is just meant to be a regular spare(although it is slightly less powerful than the OEM), right now it's on sale for $25 with code DROIDBATT if anyone is looking for a spare.

    I'm holding out til they release info in capacity of the Slim Extended before I decide what my extra juice option will be.

    I had the Seidio extended on my Curve, but was not a fan of the extra bulk, don't think I want to do that again, the Droid won't look hot with a big butt! The external charger would be handy too, I may keep an eye on the price and pick one up if I see it cheap enough.
     
  21. CatsTide

    CatsTide Android Expert

    I like big butts and I can not lie
     
  22. AZDroid

    AZDroid Well-Known Member

    Haha I was wondering how long it would be before somebody went there, thanks for not disappointing me cat ;)
     
  23. rushmore

    rushmore Extreme Android User

    Sad thing is I was thinking the same thing:eek:

    I have the 2400mah battery on my G1, so this battery on the Droid will seem skinny compared to the G1 I carry.
     

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