Seidio Extended Life Batteries coming

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  1. lowtech

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    Seidio - makers of good replacement batteries - is bringing out 2 extended life batteries for the Eris in January...

    seidioonline.com

    The downside is that they are offering free shipping until Dec. 31st - but that will not cover a pre-order. Call me cheap, but...! :)

    Is anyone planning to order one of these? I am... but which one? Slim - or slightly bulkier with longer life?
     
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    If it looks anything like the extended battery for the Droid, I would pass. That thing is ugly as sin!
     
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    What's ugly... the replacement back?
     
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    Yes, and I mean God awful ugly. This is just my opinion of course, but I think that it ruins the look of the phone. It looked like a large brick was hanging off the back of the Droid.
     
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    How did it work with that external keyboard?
     
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    Here are some pictures of it:

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    I can't say how it works with the hard keyboard since I didn't purchase one. These pictures were enough to turn me off.
     
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    Oh ny gosh! That IS ugly!
     
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    The replacement door just looks so...cheap. As streamlined as the Eris is, I would hate to mess it up with something like the above. Even though the Droid looks kind of boxy, that thing just doesn't fit.
     
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    Interestingly there is no image on Seidio's site for the larger battery... I love the size of the Eris - coming from a Treo it's quite a treat! - and I don't want a big lump - even one with long battery life. That will be the deciding factor for me!
     
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    Omg!

    That is fugly. I would rather carry a plunger in my pocket than that thing. That picture is a joke, right?
     
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    I hope it's a joke!!!
     
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    Until we get a battery fix, for about $30 you can just buy an extra battery and slip it into your change pocket on your jeans. That will give you plenty of time to find a computer to plug your usb cord into that you conveniently stashed in your backpack or purse.
     
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    ive been on seidios web site as im sure many of you have and it states that the 3500 battery will only add 3 to 4 mm to the phone. i dont think the 3500 and the new battery door will be anything close to the pictures shown. it will @ the very least make you buy a new case for your eris. im leaning toward the 1750 myself but time will tell !