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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by breynolds007, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. breynolds007

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    Just ordered mine for 26 bucks shipped.

    http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/accessory?acti=accessoryDetails&archetypeId=12917&accessoryId=49870
     

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    2 questions:

    1. how much battery life does it add?
    2. does it eliminate NFC?
     
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    It doesn't eliminate NFC. Added battery life seems to vary, but the ratings are 1850 mAh for the standard and 2100 for the extended, so about 13%. However, it's still slim enough to fit in most standard cases.
     
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    So what does that extra 13% bring people in the real world? And extra 30mins? 60mins?
     
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    it's been half off since the GN's release.

    i returned mine. noticed little difference in battery life and couldn't find a case that fit whith it.
     
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    OS probably had to work with battery stats that weren't collected yet on your phone.

    I'll agree, not much difference between the two IMHO, but I'm at about 55-60% at the end of a work day (on the standard battery) with what I would consider moderate use!
     
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    used it for two weeks.
     
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    I used it for almost a month I liked it but I wanted to use my Barely There case so I went back to the original battery and while I usually hit that red light indicator an hour earlier I think I prefer the slightly slimmer battery and more case options ... I wish they would have just made the 2100 the stock battery even with the larger back it's not noticeable until you try to fit a slimmer case on to it but if it had been the stock option all the cases would fit it . I have the extra standard battery with charger and I like being able to swap out batteries when needed with this method
     
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    yep. i would have just kept it, but there's very limited case selection for the extended one.
     
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    My rationale in getting one the first day was: 4.65" SuperAmoled HD screen and 4G data. I need all the battery power I can get.

    Between the extended battery and Juice Defender + I can go all day on a charge with moderate use. Today, I've been on battery for 11.25 hours and still have 54% charge left.

    No, I do not use a case and the extended battery fits fine in the car dock, if anyone was wondering. I guess the extended battery's a matter of personal preference.
     
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    Extra juice is always welcome, I actually like the feel of the phone with the extended battery and back and theres no difference in how it fits in the Diztronic case.

    It's a keeper.
     
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    Anybody with extended battery try the incipio double case from verizon?
     
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    Got my battery installed. Had no issues with the Seidio Active Case with kickstand. The only place that I notice it is around the bottom of the camera. The case doesn't fit flush in that one spot. Other than that there are no issues.
     
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    Honestly, at $25 this is a no-brainer. While it may only give you an extra 30min-1hr of juice with normal usage, any extra is always good. And it really does not change the look/feel of the phone at all. I look at it as more of a second OEM battery with NFC and back cover than an extended battery, and for $25 it is a pretty good deal. I guess the only downside is problems with some cases, but I don't use a case so no issue for me.
     
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    Miss the bump at the bottom of the phone with the extended battery - now I can't tell which end is up until I look at the phone or put my fingerprint on the lens of the camera :p

    I'm getting an extra 60ish minutes out of the extended battery. It's just enough that I don't have to charge multiple times a day so I'm pretty happy for $25.
     
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    Just ordered mine. I am finally getting somewhat better battery life out of the standard one. Yesterday it zonked out after 10.5 hours which is much better than the 4-5 I was getting a few weeks ago. But for $25 it can't hurt. Now I will have an extended and 2 standards. Jeez! LOL!
     
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