• Announcements

    • Reminder - MoDaCo position on illegal content   07/30/15

      ILLEGAL CONTENT I'd like to just reaffirm MoDaCo's position regarding piracy and illegal content in the light of some recent questions / postings. Posts will be censored by myself or my moderation team if the contain or link to: Illegal / pirated / cracked software or sites that host such softwareNintendo emulators / ROMs or sites hosting them (in light of Nintendo's legal stance)CUSTOM ROMS You may discuss and post links to custom device ROMs on MoDaCo, provided the following rules are adhered to: ROMs must not contain any illegal 3rd party software (this includes trial versions included without permission)ROMs must give full credit to the original authorISSUES If you have any issues with this policy, please contact PaulOBrien directly via PM.
    • Reminder: Selling items on the forum directly is not allowed   07/30/15

      Please note that selling items on the forum directly is not allowed by the forum rules. There is a forum for eBay auctions whereby you can list the items on eBay and link to them there. This is the ONLY forum for this type of activity. You may also advertise links to the eBay forum in your signature. Please note that selling directly in contravention of these rules will result in a warning / suspension / ban.

Extended Battery and cover?

17 posts in this topic

Posted

Partly because of the excellent work by some of the Rom Devs here, I find my self using my g300 more than i did a few months ago. So I'm wondering if anyone has actually purchase an extended battery. Theres a few threads here from a while back, but nobody had actually got one yet.

So if you have, how does it compare to the standard one? are you happy with it? and if so where from and how much?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

i would also like to know.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I did! I don't have it anymore though, got a different phone. Ordered mine from bestbattery.biz and it took 20 days to arrive! (apparently, it was sold out in the UK and had to come from HK - Which I personally don't believe).

In the time I had it, it lasted ages, didn't explode and was actually quite good! If you're a heavy user I'd recommend it. The paint on the cover is bad though and rubs off in pockets sometimes.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

some here on ebay: 300768843443 white or silver backs

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

some here on ebay: 300768843443 white or silver backs

Thanks... have you tried one?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Been running this 3600mAh battery for 4 weeks now in my wifes U8815

She's been using her U8815 since June mainly for work so we have fairly consistant use pattern.

She was getting one days use before needing a charge.

Now with the 3600mAh battery shes getting 4 days use before needing a charge.

comp_zps29a7fcf0.jpg

Yes it's bulkier but for a handbag phone not really a problem. got it from

http://stores.ebay.c...5&submit=Search

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I've heard in general these 3rd party batteries don't tend to have the life of genuine ones (less recharge cycles before they stop holding an effective charge), so I recommend getting in the habit of rotating your batteries. ie. You'll know when you want a lighter, slimmer phone out with you and you're not going to be away from home for too long, or if you're on a long journey and need more juice from the fatter battery to watch videos on the way. If you put your genuine battery on a shelf out of the way and the charge trickles down over time you'll have no battery when you need to go back to it, and since the only way round that is remembering to 2/3rds charge it every month, you'll agree that route is a lot of hassle.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Excellent informative post DFMM, thank you!

4 days use is incredible, indeed a huge change.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

thanks all, I just ordered one.

does anyone knows where I can get a gel back protector for the extended battery? I cant find any that fits the 3600mah battery, only the original...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I got mine from batterybay.net/ and had it delivered from Singapore to Czech Republic in less than week.

This is picture of it after about 2-3 months of use. You can clearly see the surface layer being rubbed off, especially on corners and edges. I have dropped the phone multiple times and while the extended battery rarely stayed inside the phone, there was no damage done to neither phone nor battery/cover. I have even accidentally kind of thrown my phone...

I am very satisfied with it.

post-986524-0-71577500-1356556549_thumb.

post-986524-0-61968700-1356556555_thumb.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I got mine from batterybay.net/ and had it delivered from Singapore to Czech Republic in less than week.

This is picture of it after about 2-3 months of use. You can clearly see the surface layer being rubbed off, especially on corners and edges. I have dropped the phone multiple times and while the extended battery rarely stayed inside the phone, there was no damage done to neither phone nor battery/cover. I have even accidentally kind of thrown my phone...

I am very satisfied with it.

is this the one you ordered?

http://www.batterybay.net/Extended-Battery-for-Huawei-U8815-p/huawei%20-cs-hu8815wl.htm

can you specify the work time? does it overheat or has any other bugs?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

Been running this 3600mAh battery for 4 weeks now in my wifes U8815

She's been using her U8815 since June mainly for work so we have fairly consistant use pattern.

She was getting one days use before needing a charge.

Now with the 3600mAh battery shes getting 4 days use before needing a charge.

comp_zps29a7fcf0.jpg

Yes it's bulkier but for a handbag phone not really a problem. got it from

http://stores.ebay.c...5&submit=Search

Wow! I never realised that it needed such a big back! Sadly, that means that I can't buy that one as it would just be too clunky...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

I have even accidentally kind of thrown my phone...

:o :D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)

http://www.ebay.co.u...2a2af57e91#shId

Bought this battery. 1800mAh. Have anyone tryed it? It's a good choice?

Cheers!

Edited by OmnioPT
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

http://www.ebay.co.u...2a2af57e91#shId

Bought this battery. 1800mAh. Have anyone tryed it? It's a good choice?

Cheers!

http://www.ebay.co.u...2a2af57e91#shId

Bought this battery. 1800mAh. Have anyone tryed it? It's a good choice?

Cheers!

According to Ross it's pretty good, though you could have got it a little cheaper. See here for more details.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Posted

According to Ross it's pretty good, though you could have got it a little cheaper. See here for more details.

Thank you :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

MoDaCo is part of the MoDaCo.network, © Paul O'Brien 2002-2015. MoDaCo uses IntelliTxt technology.