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Has anyone come across this before? Any reviews? Is this the Slim one?
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26th April 2012, 10:19 AM |#2  
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I have never heard of this, but it looks amazing! Thank you. I'm gonna ask the seller. Seeming that the description claims it to be a Lithium Polymer battery it is very likely that it is normal sized. In the past I searched around and never found a lithium polymer battery for the Galaxy phones. It would be really nice if all phones had high capacity lithium polymer batteries.

My question is that something for the 19000 battery wise is the same size as all other Galaxy 1 variants correct?
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I have never heard of this, but it looks amazing! Thank you. I'm gonna ask the seller. Seeming that the description claims it to be a Lithium Polymer battery it is very likely that it is normal sized. In the past I searched around and never found a lithium polymer battery for the Galaxy phones. It would be really nice if all phones had high capacity lithium polymer batteries.

My question is that something for the 19000 battery wise is the same size as all other Galaxy 1 variants correct?

Yes, you are right. After some more research @Wikipedia, LiPoly Batteries can have high capacity and can be used safely provided that you use the original chargers and not the cheap Chinese crap. BLE is not needed for them . I might buy one soon, If i do, will update this thread. Wish me luck.
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Yes, you are right. After some more research @Wikipedia, LiPoly Batteries can have high capacity and can be used safely provided that you use the original chargers and not the cheap Chinese crap. BLE is not needed for them . I might buy one soon, If i do, will update this thread. Wish me luck.

Well then best of luck to both of us I'm not sure why i couldn't remember at that moment, but any i9000 battery should fit the variants.
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BTW guys, why buying from this seller when u have it on ebay.com a lot cheaper and with free delivery?
(I'm not allowed yet to post links so it's search for Item number: 280867655757 on ebay.com)
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26th April 2012, 11:41 AM |#6  
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BTW guys, why buying from this seller when u have it on ebay.com a lot cheaper and with free delivery?
(I'm not allowed yet to post links so it's search for Item number: 280867655757 on ebay.com)

Oh wow. Thanks a lot. Much cheaper. Now I have to test. Just search for i9000 or Galaxy S 2450mah or 2430mah and find the correct one. This looks legit
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BTW guys, why buying from this seller when u have it on ebay.com a lot cheaper and with free delivery?
(I'm not allowed yet to post links so it's search for Item number: 280867655757 on ebay.com)

Thanks Nice, Fine. :P +1

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Well then best of luck to both of us I'm not sure why i couldn't remember at that moment, but any i9000 battery should fit the variants.

Yes, My current battery is a i9000 battery :P

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Oh wow. Thanks a lot. Much cheaper. Now I have to test. Just search for i9000 or Galaxy S 2450mah or 2430mah and find the correct one. This looks legit

Well ebay says he's got positive feedback so just keeping my fingers crossed.
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Hi !

Any feedback about this battery ?

Did you received it in time ?

Is it really better than the 1500 or 1800mAh ?

Thank you
5th May 2012, 10:09 PM |#9  
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I'd also love a battery which claims what this one does at this price, but It seems to good to be true. A bit of Googling shows a review for this battery with 2/2 "average" reviews which show it did not perform as promised (but it did work). There are also some other review sites which say pretty much the same thing. (I'd love to post the URL but can't because I'm a noob. A search for B005O8S4V0 on amazon.co.uk will find this.

Also, I think that if this technology was legit Samsung would have shipped it with the unit itself !!

Pity, I was really hoping it would work. I hate it that all the aftermarket batteries I have purchased sucked compared to the original.

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Yep i've finally bought a 1800mAh PolaCell battery. It seemed more secured to me.

Maybe i'm wrong (I hope for those who bought it) but as you said the 2430mha chinese one is too cheap to be true.
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Lithium Ion is different to Lithium Polymer, the one on the link is a Lithium Polymer

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Basically, Lithium Polymer batteries can have the same size but higher capacity, so there is a good chance that the battery is real.

But again I haven't still bought it cause I am running on a tight budget, but I am planning to buy one when I am selling my phone so that I can buy an Galaxy S3. :P

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