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OG Droid charger incapable of fully charging the extended battery?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by yiannis, Sep 18, 2011.

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    So I got the extended battery on Thursday evening and charged it with a charger from radioshack. On Friday I was happy with the performance of my extended battery and felt that it gave a significant advantage over the stock battery. So the Radioshack charger worked. or at least it worked well enough.

    During the weekend I was at my partner's house where I left my OG Droid charger. I drained the Bionic full both Friday night and Saturday night and did not interrupt the charge until it reached 100%. That "100%" drained really quickly. One hour of streaming consumed 37% of the extended battery. So I'm now thinking that the OG Droid charger won't really fill up the extended battery.

    Any ideas?
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    I'm using the dock for the Bionic & using the same cable I used in my OG Droid's dock. Not one issue here.

    Sent from my ROOTED DROID BIONIC using DroidForums
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    Signal strength plays a big role in battery consumption. If your "normal" battery drain occurred in a different place than your "excessive" battery drain, signal strength would be the prime suspect unless you know that signal strength is similar in both areas.

    As far as I know, the chargers for the OG Droid and Bionic are both rated at 850mA.
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    One thing that i have noticed that my X did not do is once the phone is finished charging, it quits charging. I put my phone on charge overnight, but I had a program that was killing the battery, so when I unplugged it in the morning I was already down to 80%.
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    The original Droid ac charger is the exact same model and part number and has the exact charging specs as the Bionic ac charger.
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