1. hokie_prof's Avatar
    I'm expecting my new Galaxy Note 3 to arrive in a couple of days. While I wait, I'm curious as to what replacement batteries people recommend? There seems to be a lot of options. I like the idea of always having a spare battery on hand. I'd prefer to have one that doesn't require a new back, however.
    01-26-2014 09:23 PM
  2. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    I'm expecting my new Galaxy Note 3 to arrive in a couple of days. While I wait, I'm curious as to what replacement batteries people recommend? There seems to be a lot of options. I like the idea of always having a spare battery on hand. I'd prefer to have one that doesn't require a new back, however.
    Most extended batteries will require a new back. Sometimes they come with them. If you really need a spare, I would look at getting one from Shop Android: ShopAndroid - #1 Store for Android Accessories
    01-26-2014 09:42 PM
  3. dpham00's Avatar
    I prefer to stick to the Samsung stock battery. Some third party are low quality and can fee problematic

    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3 via Tapatalk Pro
    01-27-2014 12:10 AM
  4. pdub73's Avatar
    You should get the Samsung backup battery system... It has an oem 3200mah battery and a compact external charger that works with any micro usb charger no new battery door needed

    Sent from my SM-N900V using AC Forums mobile app
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    01-27-2014 05:02 AM
  5. Johnny Umphress's Avatar
    I would stay with an OEM battery as well. You ill find that you really don't need the extended battery anyway. The Note 3 has plenty of power as it is for a full day of use. Also, most knock off batteries do not have the NFC antenna in them. I got an OEM battery from an eBay seller for$10 shipped and have never needed it and use my Note 3 constantly.
    01-27-2014 05:22 AM
  6. AuburnGrad's Avatar
    Like others mentioned. Get the Samsung charger set. I carry it everywhere now and unless at home. I am more prone to swap batteries and let the low one charge in the charger. Has been very handy on battery intensive trips. Big cities, large sporting events, long travel days. I feel much saver with a charger pack plugged in at an airport than my phone. If it's not in my hand at least. And we know all airports have a shortage of outlets.

    Go Hokies. I went to Auburn but live up there for 2 years and loved it.

    Lastly. Enjoy the new phone. It's great. I wouldn't trade mine

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    01-27-2014 10:24 PM
  7. bertsirkin's Avatar
    The stock battery is pretty good, but I also have a 6400mah (Hyperion??) battery and back. It makes the phone a lot larger, but not too large (IMHO). I use the stock battery when around home, but when traveling, I always use the larger battery. With the larger battery, it would be VERY difficult to run out of juice!

    The larger battery comes with a shiny-black back - pretty ugly. But, they also sell a rubberized back that goes over the shiny black one. With that, it's pretty decent.

    The 6400mah battery and rubberized-back runs about $45.

    See my review here: http://forums.androidcentral.com/ver...protector.html

    bert
    01-28-2014 06:25 PM
  8. hokie_prof's Avatar
    Thanks for the suggestions! I've had my phone for about a week now and I've been very impressed with the stock battery. It's making it up into the evening with regular use, data constantly activated, and several widgets. I even got a full work day out of it when I while using animated wallpaper. I may get a Samsung back-up battery just for travel purposes, but this thing is amazing. It also seems to charge quickly. Best phone ever!!!
    02-03-2014 10:30 PM
  9. mzdrati's Avatar
    I just switched from a GS3 to a new Note 3, and I am astonished by the battery life. I purchased an extra battery assuming that I'd need it, but a week in- I have not needed it once. By the way- I purchased my spare (stock) battery from Verizon for $35 or so. I will only purchase batteries from an authorized retailer since I literally could not purchase a real Samsung spare battery for my previous Samsung phone any other way. I bought several through eBay, Amazon, All4Cellular, etc and all turned out to be counterfeit. Anyone who has purchased a battery from a source other than their mobile phone service provider or the manufacturer (in my experience / opinion) very likely has a counterfeit battery which may or may not work well.
    02-17-2014 09:58 PM

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