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    Default Best external battery options for HTC One??

    I'm really on the fence about this S4 vs HTC One. I really, really enjoy having the ability to swap batteries when needed, but that HTC One is one sexy beast. I'm intrigued by this camera (not so much with Sense)

    What are people going to do for extra battery power???? [I don't use cases so I won't add a case+battery option]
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmark27 View Post
    I'm really on the fence about this S4 vs HTC One. I really, really enjoy having the ability to swap batteries when needed, but that HTC One is one sexy beast. I'm intrigued by this camera (not so much with Sense)

    What are people going to do for extra battery power???? [I don't use cases so I won't add a case+battery option]
    Well i know for sure that I'm a pretty heavy user without a charger on me the whole time, so ill be ordering this as soon as i get the One
    Amazon.com: External Portable 5000mAh Rechargeable Emergency Backup Power Bank Battery Charger for Smartphone with 2 USB Port: Cell Phones & Accessories

    $15 and should charge the One up to 2 times
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Yang View Post
    Well i know for sure that I'm a pretty heavy user without a charger on me the whole time, so ill be ordering this as soon as i get the One
    Amazon.com: External Portable 5000mAh Rechargeable Emergency Backup Power Bank Battery Charger for Smartphone with 2 USB Port: Cell Phones & Accessories

    $15 and should charge the One up to 2 times
    Yay, someone with a sensible response to a non removable battery, and only 20 sorted.

    Sent from my HTC One
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    I just picked this up over a week ago - totally digging it. Works great, small form factor, huge capacity. I actually picked up the one with the tablet port (2A charge current vs. the standard 1A charge current most phones will use) but it was only $10 more.

    Amazon.com: Anker Astro3E 10000mAh Dual 5V 3A USB Output External Battery Pack Charger for Smart Phones, Android Phones, PS Vita, GoPro; iPad mini, iPhone 5 (Lightning Cable not Provided); iPhone 4S, iPad; Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2; HTC Sensa
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    I use the Anker 5600mAh battery pack I bought from Amazon.co.uk for 20. Charges both my iPhone 5 and my HTC One perfectly, Not that i've actually used it yet with the HTC because this battery is way better than my iPhone.
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    Default Re: Best external battery options for HTC One??

    For those of you here that have had the One for a week or two now, what are your impressions on battery life?
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    I would get a small portable battery pack, maybe contact Mophie and see if they will be making one for the One. They did for the GS3, no word on if they will for the GS4. I know I wouldn't even bother with one on a phone that could swap batteries out like the GS4, a second battery is cheaper and less bulky, but the One could benefit from it.
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    I'm using a slightly older variation of this bad boy.

    Best external battery options for HTC One??-imp120d_upgrade1_2_4.jpg
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    This is an awesome thread! Thanks so much for this info. After a lot of debate, I preordered a developer edition yesterday. I usually carry an extra battery with me for my GNex. I don't use it often, but I like having it around for travel, long days, and those days when I end up using my phone more than usual. I'm looking for a similar solution for the One and think this option is fantastic!


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    Anyone got any thoughts on the official htc external battery bank. it looks to be retailing around 40 here in the uk, which is a bit on the expensive side compared to some other cheaper versions by other companies, is it better long term to use the official battery bar compared to a 3rd party manufacturer.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/HTC-External...r-21&m1k=vb_ac
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    While the battery bank may be official, 40 seems like a steep price for only 4,000 mAh battery capacity. I get the feeling that you are mostly paying for the HTC brand than anything.
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    Never used one of these. How long does one of these devices keep their charge if you don't use and discharge it very often? Seems like it would be handy to have as a backup, but not something I'd be using that frequently, which makes me wonder if it would lose its charge over time if it went unused for a long period.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmark27 View Post
    What are people going to do for extra battery power???? [I don't use cases so I won't add a case+battery option]
    With any android device besides a note 2 or droid razr people have to do tweaking to get a full days use without charging and I'm pretty sure a lot of people make it through without swapping batteries.

    What am I going to do personally? Tweak my settings like I always have to do and it will last just fine. And then to take it a step further flash a kernel that provides better battery life. That's what I'm going to do for extra battery power. I'd also say wait until you actually use the device to decide if you need something additional. And of you do then one of the battery packs above is sufficient. I'd actually prefer over another battery. Just me though.

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    I don't like cases, it makes the phone bulky. I have got a RAVPower external battery pack. It helped a lot when outdoor.
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    Check out the mophie juice pack for HTC one

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    I have the anker 10000 like bigdin. A lil thicker/heavier but the same height as my HTC one. I stick the charger in my back pocket connected to my phone in my front pocket.... And gives me extra juice as I work. Took me back $40... Good option tho

    sent from my HTC One
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmark27 View Post
    I'm really on the fence about this S4 vs HTC One. I really, really enjoy having the ability to swap batteries when needed, but that HTC One is one sexy beast. I'm intrigued by this camera (not so much with Sense)

    What are people going to do for extra battery power???? [I don't use cases so I won't add a case+battery option]
    I used the mycharge that I got from best buy and its the 6000 one and its works great because the ports ate built in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Highrisedrifter View Post
    I use the Anker 5600mAh battery pack I bought from Amazon.co.uk for 20. Charges both my iPhone 5 and my HTC One perfectly, Not that i've actually used it yet with the HTC because this battery is way better than my iPhone.
    Quote Originally Posted by kanucme View Post
    I have the anker 10000 like bigdin. A lil thicker/heavier but the same height as my HTC one. I stick the charger in my back pocket connected to my phone in my front pocket.... And gives me extra juice as I work. Took me back $40... Good option tho

    sent from my HTC One
    At first the anker product I bought was working well with my one but for the past couple months I seem to be getting pop-ups on my phone saying the external charger not compatible when its plugged into my phone. Is this a concern cause I just ignore it and keep charging it with the anker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VWTUNER01 View Post
    Check out the mophie juice pack for HTC one

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    I just bought a mophie juice pack.. I'm very impressed! Charges phone while you are out and about. Saved me finding a charger

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    I have the Mophie Juice Pack on my (silver version) and I don't find it too big, bulky or annoying. It is nice to have a full battery ready to do at the flip of a switch.
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    I'm trying to decide between anker and ravpower. Both seem to be popular and frequently go on sale.

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    You should look into the Limeade blast. Check out this video

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    Raptor007, how do you like that silver color? Does it get fingerprinty?
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