extended battery

Discussion in 'Smartphone Battery Discussion' started by DevilDogMP, Oct 14, 2012.

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    Just got my extended battery

    Just wondering how you are supposed to treat them. Like techniques to keep them up and get the most and best out of your battery
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    What are the risks with an extended cell phone battery?
    In other words, what downsides are there with an extended battery?

    I bought a new Droid Incredible and want to purchase an extended battery, but I can't figure out why a beefier battery is not standard on most smartphones. I don't think its because of cost--these things aren't that expensive.

    Are the extended batteries more likely to rupture? Do they tolerate temperature changes worse than standard? Do they cause the phone to emit more radiation? Do they not last as long?

    Thank you.
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    I think it is cost but also design. A bigger battery costs more. People like thin phones. For OEM this equals smaller battery wins.

    I got an otter box for my bionic. When i bought extended battery i just had to cut the hard plastic to Getty it to fit in same case. So design wise no difference.

    So far I've noticed no problems and I can now get into the evening before needing charge. Except on weekends when I'm surfing and our snapping pics all day.

    -Bionic 6.7.246 via HoB
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    Mine is a 3200 mAh lol