12-29-2011 05:48 PM
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  1. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    Hey everyone I got my extended 3500 mAh beastly battery today complete with back door. Its pretty awesome and it doesn't add that much bulk.



    That's the back of it and as you can see its sort of contoured at the top which adds some style to the back. The door is grey which blends with the phone well.



    Here is a side shot mainly depicting the extra bulk the door gives off.

    The door is made of a heavy plastic; much thicker and sturdier than the OEM back door.

    Sooo kinda awkward... I can't seem to get the back door off therefore I can't get a pic of the battery. I'm laying in bed using my girls iPhone *bleh* to take the pics so that isn't the number one priority right now haha. The 3500 mAh battery is basically 2 OEM batteries stacked on top of eachother and it fits snug in the phone. I put the battery in and it had 71% off the bat. That was at 9pm I put it in. Its now 12:30 and I'm at 50% with heavy use (I'm typing this review from my infuse) I'm letting it die to 0%, charging to 100% then repeating a couple times before I calibrate the battery stats.

    Overall I LOVE this thing. It takes me back to my Evo days and it makes me smile. For $35 (that's with shipping) its worth every penny. I'll get back to you with updates so stay tuned!

    If there's anything you want me to review let me know. I work at AT&T so I have access to all the toys thanks!

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk
    08-11-2011 11:41 PM
  2. JonMark#AC's Avatar
    08-12-2011 02:24 AM
  3. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    It was $15. Plus tax and over night shipping came to $35.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk
    08-12-2011 10:33 AM
  4. JonMark#AC's Avatar
    That one was only 15 and 2.98 shipping, no tax. But yeah, I guess if you want it overnight it'll run you more on shipping than the actual product lol
    08-12-2011 05:47 PM
  5. Cranky's Avatar
    If I didn't need mine in a case I'd order one too. Maybe one day...
    Ultra50#WP and c00l0ne like this.
    08-12-2011 06:16 PM
  6. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    That one was only 15 and 2.98 shipping, no tax. But yeah, I guess if you want it overnight it'll run you more on shipping than the actual product lol
    I'm impatient what can I say haha. I'm the type of person that would pay more money to get things sooner. Its a bad habit I need to break :/

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    08-12-2011 11:55 PM
  7. JonMark#AC's Avatar
    I'm impatient what can I say haha. I'm the type of person that would pay more money to get things sooner. Its a bad habit I need to break :/

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk
    I tend to be the same way when I'm ordering stuff online lol. With Amazon I try to order most of my stuff prime to get that $4 overnight shipping lol
    08-13-2011 03:39 AM
  8. dluce76's Avatar
    Also purchased this extended battery, and love it. Got it from amazon for $15. Might pick up another if the battery life turns out to be good for long trips, etc.

    While it definitely adds depth and heft to the phone, its worth it in my opinion. The extended battery life is pretty good (although I haven't gone through a full discharge/charge yet), and the battery door is well constructed and almost matches the silver around the sides of the phone perfectly (a bit off but hard to tell).
    08-14-2011 01:38 PM
  9. bforbaker's Avatar
    Will there be a case that with fit with this ever?
    08-14-2011 04:45 PM
  10. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    Also purchased this extended battery, and love it. Got it from amazon for $15. Might pick up another if the battery life turns out to be good for long trips, etc.

    While it definitely adds depth and heft to the phone, its worth it in my opinion. The extended battery life is pretty good (although I haven't gone through a full discharge/charge yet), and the battery door is well constructed and almost matches the silver around the sides of the phone perfectly (a bit off but hard to tell).
    I agree completely. Honestly one of the nicest extended battery doors I've seen. I had it for the Evo but the Evo was already kinda bulky.

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    08-14-2011 07:34 PM
  11. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    Will there be a case that with fit with this ever?
    Lets hope so!! Ill be the first one with it haha ill let you know.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk
    08-14-2011 07:34 PM
  12. Duard's Avatar
    Looks great, but with the added heft, it's even more important to put it in a case that will absorb some of the bumps and bruises. Is there a case that fits over the extended battery?
    08-15-2011 12:19 AM
  13. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    Looks great, but with the added heft, it's even more important to put it in a case that will absorb some of the bumps and bruises. Is there a case that fits over the extended battery?
    Not that I have seen. Im at work all day today so ill try to play with the cases and see if something works.
    08-15-2011 09:15 AM
  14. jtrow9's Avatar
    Has anyone here had this and the Nexus S? Looking for my first Android phone.
    08-15-2011 09:36 AM
  15. lavman72's Avatar
    I ordered one over the weekend myself. Hopefully get similar results.
    08-15-2011 11:58 AM
  16. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar


    So day 3 and its currently around 1:30am in philadelphia and im on 15 hours of battery use. Still standing at 56%. Safe to say that this battery kicks *** just checking in! Ill be back tomorrow with more findings.

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    08-16-2011 12:32 AM
  17. Duard's Avatar
    Has anyone found a case that fits the Infuse with this battery attached?
    08-16-2011 02:44 AM
  18. dluce76's Avatar
    Caveat emptor: I am not seeing much improvement in battery life with this monster compared to stock.

    I'm down to 78% after 4.5hours with 66% display.

    Definitely some improvement compared to stock, but when this battery is supposed to be >2x the stocker, I'm not seeing even 50% more life.

    Time will tell, maybe a few more full discharges/charges and it'll shape up.
    08-16-2011 10:27 AM
  19. digitalexplr's Avatar
    I have one on order.

    I think the key to getting the most out your battery is getting a full charge in it first off. Then running it down completely a couple of times. Don't recharge until you are down to 20% or less of charge.

    Sent from my Samsung Infuse via Tapatalk
    08-16-2011 12:58 PM
  20. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    I have one on order.

    I think the key to getting the most out your battery is getting a full charge in it first off. Then running it down completely a couple of times. Don't recharge until you are down to 20% or less of charge.

    Sent from my Samsung Infuse via Tapatalk
    Exactly. Your supposed to let it die to 0% a couple times then charge all the way to 100%. That's what I've been doing and its improving everyday. I'm at 29% and I'm rolling on 1 day 11 hours... I'm at a party right now and using my phone for music oddly enough haha =P weird place to be posting on a forum but whatever!

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    08-16-2011 11:37 PM
  21. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    Exactly. Your supposed to let it die to 0% a couple times then charge all the way to 100%. That's what I've been doing and its improving everyday. I'm at 29% and I'm rolling on 1 day 11 hours... I'm at a party right now and using my phone for music oddly enough haha =P weird place to be posting on a forum but whatever!

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk


    Here's proof actually

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I997R using Tapatalk
    08-16-2011 11:38 PM
  22. dluce76's Avatar
    Caveat emptor: I am not seeing much improvement in battery life with this monster compared to stock.

    I'm down to 78% after 4.5hours with 66% display.

    Definitely some improvement compared to stock, but when this battery is supposed to be >2x the stocker, I'm not seeing even 50% more life.

    Time will tell, maybe a few more full discharges/charges and it'll shape up.
    To update:

    ~30 hours since charge, sitting at 24%. My drainage slowed down considerably.
    08-17-2011 11:36 AM
  23. Stefan.Skoutelas's Avatar
    To update:

    ~30 hours since charge, sitting at 24%. My drainage slowed down considerably.
    Awesome results. Today marks my 4th discharge/charge so ill see my results today.

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    08-17-2011 11:39 AM
  24. achysklic's Avatar
    Just went on sale for 8.99
    08-17-2011 04:20 PM
  25. JonMark#AC's Avatar
    Just went on sale for 8.99
    Yes, I just purchased it as soon as I noticed the price drop. Plus shipping I only paid 11.97 for this, they weren't offering the overnight shipping for whatever reason. It said 3-5 days, so at least it's not that long of a wait. Can't wait to get it in and put it to the hardcore test!
    08-17-2011 06:02 PM
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