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Spare battery and/or charger suppliers

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Any fronts on this? I know its early days

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Chargers are just any generic micro USB chargers. Spare batteries on the other hand ...

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can only find screen protectors, would like a nice gel case for it

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There are 2 search strings which may help in time, U8815 and U8818. Same phone but U8818 has nfc

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Battery model number would be helpful. Huawei often use the same battery for different devices

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anymore light on this?

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Also anyone found a battery charger as well as the batteries themselves?

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Also anyone found a battery charger as well as the batteries themselves?

Ebay Hong Kong..

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Battery-Charger-Huawei-Ascend-G300-U8815-NFC-U8818-G300C-C8810-Akku-batterie-/370606721724?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item5649e1cabc#ht_2358wt_1163

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1400mAh-Li-ion-Replacement-Battery-Wall-Charger-Huawei-C8810-Ascend-G300C-/320893926355?pt=PDA_Accessories&hash=item4ab6c4bbd3

Batteries are £9.50 will come down,...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Battery-Huawei-Ascend-G300-U8815-NFC-U8818-Akku-batterie-bateria-batteria-/370606716801?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item5649e1b781#ht_1178wt_1163

Car chargers are around £1 delivered

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CE-UK-CAR-CHARGER-NOKIA-7900-N97-8600-Micro-USB-Small-Pin-LUNA-Phone-/180859611430?pt=UK_MobilePhones_MobilePhoneAccessories_MobilePhoneChargers&hash=item2a1c12a926#ht_1766wt_1396

Mains chargers from £1.75 on Ebay Hong Kong

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fr-Blackberry-Smart-Cell-Phone-SmartphonesHome-Wall-Travel-AC-Micro-USB-Charger-/300706849163?pt=UK_Sound_Vision_Other&hash=item460386618b#ht_5220wt_1396

UK seller with mains charger £1.99 delivered

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-MAINS-MICRO-USB-CHARGER-MICRO-USB-MAINS-PHONE-CHARGER-AMAZON-KINDLE-4-/140695025649?pt=UK_MobilePhones_MobilePhoneAccessories_MobilePhoneChargers&hash=item20c213b7f1#ht_1434wt_1139

See the seperate thread on cases there are silicone ones from £2.33, £2.99 for entry level silicone cases and £5.88 silicone Nilikin or £6.88 for the hard shell Nilikin

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great post, thank you!!! £15 is a good price for battery & charger imo

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still only one ebay seller selling a spare battery for 9.50 :(

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I've tried a couple of cheap micro-USB car chargers and both seem to cause the battery to discharge rather than charge. Charge remaining percentage falls rapidly, e.g. from 45% to 15% in just a few minutes.

Anyone got one which definitely charges their g300?

I have a similar problem with a cheap mains charger, yet others can charge with that ok (mostly Blackberry handsets for them). The original charger and an old SF charger both work fine with the g300 so I've assumed it's down to voltage or current deficiencies but I've no idea.

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g300 fast charge probably draws more current..

would also like to hear from anyone with successful car cigarette to usb charger, ones i got from DX are rubbish.

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g300 fast charge probably draws more current..

would also like to hear from anyone with successful car cigarette to usb charger, ones i got from DX are rubbish.

I've been using this one and it works really well. Low profile as well so fits nicely.

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I've tried a couple of cheap micro-USB car chargers and both seem to cause the battery to discharge rather than charge. Charge remaining percentage falls rapidly, e.g. from 45% to 15% in just a few minutes.

I've just found exactly the same thing. My phone was on 41% so I connected my car charger and then 10minutes later it was down to 24%. When I checked the phone status it said it was charging on AC.

Very strange as this is the same car charger I've been using for my Blade for the last 18 months with no problems.

Edited by RussellS
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I grabbed a dual USB charger from Asda recently, says i-box on it, £7, actually seems to charge the phone, or at worst maintain the charge with lots running.

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Even using the supplied mains charger I have noticed the charge level indicated sometimes goes down substantially after I plug in the charger. I think this is a phone bug and the battery is not really discharging - a few minutes later it will jump back up by over 20% in one go. Just yesterday I plugged the mains charger in with the phone showing about 60% charge. A few minutes later I got the 29% charge warning. Two minutes later it was back at 64%.

I do have a USB car charger which I have had for a few years and it seems to charge the phone fine.

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I don't think I've ever seen the behaviour from the mains charger, but I have had that charge recovery, rarely.

The sum of the problems with this phone sometimes has me regretting buying it...

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At least for me, none of the annoying "quirks" come near to making me regret buying the phone. Glad I finally turned off the warning when switching from Wi-fi to mobile though. That was really driving me nuts until I edited build.prop

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Yes, that one is madness, but the killer for me is the frequent crashing back to factory defaults, that's kind of unworkable. If Vodafone do the right thing and replace it instead of just reinstalling 885 when I send it back this time then maybe it'll turn out OK.

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Well I've never (touch wood) had a crash back to factory defaults (I think I've maybe had one crash of any kind in two months or so I've owned it). If it was like yours, I'd be at Vodafone too for a replacement or my money back. Hope you can persuade them.

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Add in the frequent phone app hang/FC, occasional bubble behind the glass and crunchy case noises... Other than that it's terrific :D

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