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Default Extended Batteries... Mugen vs Original Samsung

I am looking to keep my white GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus naked as the bulk is just too much, and I need as much comfort in my hand as possible...


That being said: does anyone want to chime in on how the Mugen extended battery is performing compared to stock and/or the original Samsung /w battery door?

I have the original samsung extended battery, but no white door to put on...


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One thing to note if you are buying a replacement battery... the NFC antenna is built into the battery. If this is a feature you use, make sure your new battery has it.
 
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I am waiting for my 4000mah mugen battery including nfc. But would also love the pogo car dock.. Too bad in does not fit anymore with the New battery..

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what about Seidio Innocell ? 3500mAh for GSM version
http://www.amazon.com/Seidio-BACY35S.../dp/B007K5H5D8

I really wanna buy this one, but is it really good?

mugen or Seidio innocell?
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I do not think it supports nfc..

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what about Seidio Innocell ? 3500mAh for GSM version
http://www.amazon.com/Seidio-BACY35S.../dp/B007K5H5D8

I really wanna buy this one, but is it really good?

mugen or Seidio innocell?
Both will give you about 80% of the capacity they put on the label. Everyone else will give you much less than that, 70% tops, and often half or less.
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I think these cheapo $10 3800 extended batteries on ebay are pretty good if you come in with the right expectations.

Yes, we know they aren't 3800, and are closer to 3000, but that still gets you about 1000mah more than the stock battery.

Yes, they lose their capacity over time more quickly than a genuine battery, but you should treat these types of batteries as disposable.

Buy one for $10, use it for 6 months and then buy another one.
 
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I think these cheapo $10 3800 extended batteries on ebay are pretty good if you come in with the right expectations.

Yes, we know they aren't 3800, and are closer to 3000, but that still gets you about 1000mah more than the stock battery.

Yes, they lose their capacity over time more quickly than a genuine battery, but you should treat these types of batteries as disposable.

Buy one for $10, use it for 6 months and then buy another one.
The only thing that keeps me away from buying them is that batteries, in a general way, are pretty dangerous for the environment, specially cheap ones. And I wouldn't like to make that kind of waste buying several batteries.

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The only thing that keeps me away from buying them is that batteries, in a general way, are pretty dangerous for the environment, specially cheap ones. And I wouldn't like to make that kind of waste buying several batteries.

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yep valid concern. Fortunately where I live, we have battery recycling.
 
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Both will give you about 80% of the capacity they put on the label. Everyone else will give you much less than that, 70% tops, and often half or less.

i just placed an order for Innocell 3500mAh, hope its worth the money.

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