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  1. Motorola HF5X Battery (Thumb)

    Motorola HF5X Battery

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $4.49

    The most indispensable accessory for your Motorola PHOTON 4G is the battery. Unless you are need of a paper weight, even the most advanced phone is useless without power. Use this original Motorola HF5X Battery as a replacement or spare to extend the talk time of your Motorola PHOTON 4G. Keep your phone working at optimum performance levels at all times. Just pop it in your pocket or bag and you're good to go that extra mile, chatting with your friends, at work, or on the road.

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  2. External Battery Charger + 3 Batteries for Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300 (Thumb)

    External Battery Charger + 3 Batteries for Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $11.95

    The Samsung Galaxy S III External Battery Charger + 3 Batteries Features:

    • Allows you to charge two batteries at once
    • Charges via your wall outlet or USB
    • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300 batteries
    • Batteries included are comparible to OEM counterparts
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  3. HTC BH39100 Battery - 35H00167-00M (Thumb)

    HTC BH39100 Battery - 35H00167-00M

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $6.95

    The most indispensable accessory for your HTC Vivid is the battery. Unless you are need of a paper weight even the most advanced phone is useless without power. Use this original HTC BH39100 Battery as a replacement or spare to extend the talk time of your phone. Keep your phone device working at optimum performance levels at all times. Just pop the HTC BH39100 Battery in your pocket or bag and you’re good to go that extra mile, chatting with your friends, at work, or on the road.

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  4. Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power (Front View with iPhone 4)

    Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power Dock

    Regular Price: $79.99

    $79.99 $7.95

    Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power Dock Features:

    • Clean and efficient solar technology
    • Foldable, portable, and rechargeable
    • Foldable dock allows hands-free viewing horizontally or vertically
    • Add up to 6 hours of talk time, 10 hours of video, 10 hours of games, or 40 hours of music
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  5. Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power (Front View with iPhone 4)

    Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power Dock (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $79.99

    $79.99 $6.95

    Dexim iPhone P-Flip Foldable Solar Power Dock Features:

    • Clean and efficient solar technology
    • Foldable, portable, and rechargeable
    • Foldable dock allows hands-free viewing horizontally or vertically
    • Add up to 6 hours of talk time, 10 hours of video, 10 hours of games, or 40 hours of music
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      Note: For information about product condition and packaging, please visit our FAQ.

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  6. Griffin PowerDuo Reserve Charger and Backup Pack (Thumb)

    Griffin PowerDuo Reserve Charger and Backup Pack - 500 mAh - (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $59.99

    $59.99 $4.95

    The Griffin PowerDuo Reserve Charger and Backup Pack Features:

    • Extend the battery life of your iPhone or iPod
    • Charge your iPhone or iPod with the wall charger or car charger
    • The PowerBlock can be used to charge any USB device with your own cable

     

     

    Note: For information about product condition and packaging, please visit our FAQ.

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  7. Motorola BF5X Battery

    Motorola BF5X Battery

    Regular Price: $39.99

    $39.99 $7.95

     

    The most indispensable accessory for your cell phone is the battery. Without power, even the most advanced phone is useless, unless you are in need of a paper weight! Use this original OEM Motorola BF5X rechargeable battery as a replacement or spare to extend your talk time for your Motorola Bravo. 

     

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  8. Motorola ATRIX 2 Extended Battery and Battery Door - Black (Main View)

    Motorola ATRIX 2 Extended Battery and Battery Door - Black

    Regular Price: $89.99

    $89.99 $14.95

    The most indispensable accessory for your Motorola ATRIX 2 is the battery. Unless you are in need of a paper weight, even the most advanced phone is useless without power. Now you can extend your talk time even further with the OEM Motorola ATRIX 2 Extended Battery and Battery Door. Keep your Motorola ATRIX 2 smartphone working at optimum performance levels at all times.

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  9. Mophie iPhone 3G / 3Gs Juice Pack Air (Front View)

    Mophie iPhone 3G / 3Gs Juice Pack Air - Black (Refurbished)

    Regular Price: $79.99

    $79.99 $13.95

    The Mophie Juice Pack Air gives you more time to rock, talk, surf and send! The Mophie Juice Pack Air is a rechargeable external battery case with a 1200 mAh capacity for the Apple iPhone 3G and 3Gs. The Mophie Juice Pack Air offers you the convenience of a fully protective form-fitting case with an extended built-in rechargeable battery for your iPhone 3G / 3Gs all in an ultra-thin, light-weight, low profile design.

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  10. HTC BB96100 (Front View)

    HTC BB96100 Battery - 35H00140-00M

    Regular Price: $29.99

    $29.99 $4.95

    The most indispensable accessory for your HTC cellular device is the battery. Unless you are need of a paper weight even the most advanced phone is useless without power. Use this original HTC BB96100 Battery as a replacement or spare to extend the talk time of your phone. Keep your phone device working at optimum performance levels at all times. Just pop the HTC BB96100 Battery in your pocket or bag and you’re good to go that extra mile, chatting with your friends, at work, or on the road.

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  • Battery Basics
  • About Batteries

Most will probably agree that, in the scheme of important cell phone features, battery life should rank somewhere near the top. After all, few other features seem to matter when a phone's gone dead in the middle of an important call, before the perfect photo opportunity, or when you've just realized you don't know your way home.

Today's cell phones almost exclusively use Lithium-Ion (or Li-Ion) batteries. Not all Li-Ion batteries are the same, however. Differences in materials and construction have a significant effect on power capacity and efficiency, and a better battery can translate to a surprisingly significant increase in the life of your device.

In addition to offering spare and replacement batteries for those that have been damaged or have gradually lost capacity, many cell phone manufacturers also produce extended-life versions of the batteries that come stock with their phones. For those with phones that don't feature a removable battery (Apple's iPhone, for example), a number of 'smart cases' with built-in battery technology have additionally been developed to dramatically increase life and longevity.

Most will probably agree that, in the scheme of important cell phone features, battery life should rank somewhere near the top. After all, few other features seem to matter when a phone's gone dead in the middle of an important call, before the perfect photo opportunity, or when you've just realized you don't know your way home. In this article, we'll discuss the basic variations among cell phone batteries, the range of products designed to maximize the life of your phone, and the proper care techniques that'll keep them going strong:

What kind of battery does my cell-phone use?

Today's cell phones almost exclusively use Lithium-Ion (or Li-Ion) batteries, which are, generally speaking, a vast improvement over the older, nickel-based varieties. Li-Ions have a high energy density, lose energy very slowly in periods of disuse, and don't suffer from what's often termed the "memory effect"--a phenomenon where, in the process of being partially recharged, nickel-based batteries will 'remember' an increasingly lower charge capacity.

Not all Li-Ion batteries are the same, however. Differences in materials and construction have a significant effect on power capacity and efficiency, and a better battery can translate to a surprisingly significant increase in the life of your device. Even the best Li-Ions, however, do lose a very slight amount of energy (30-60 seconds worth) with each charge.

How can I extend the life of my phone?

In addition to offering replacement batteries for those that have been damaged or have gradually lost capacity, many cell phone manufacturers also produce extended-life versions of the batteries that come stock with their phones. Blackberry, aware of the extent to which its customers rely on their products for work and personal use alike, manufactures a number of replacement batteries that effectively double the life of their smartphones. That extra capacity often translates to several hours of additional talk or internet use, and days worth of extra standby life.

Of course, if your phone's manufacturer doesn't offer an extended life battery, you can always simply purchase a duplicate of the original. That way, you can charge two or more before a trip or a busy day, and if the first runs out, you can easily swap it out with a second (or third, or fourth).

For those with phones that don't feature a removable battery (the iPhone is a popular example), a number of creative solutions have been developed to maximize your phone's life without removing the stock battery. SaFPWR and XPAL have each developed cases with built-in batteries, which both extend life and combat any gradual loss of charge capacity through intelligent energy management technology (EMT).

Caring for you cell phone's battery:

Of course, no matter how many spare batteries or battery accessories you own, it's always a good idea to follow the proper care techniques. Follow these simple rules to avoid any undue loss in capacity or longevity:

  • -Be sure to initialize new batteries. For Li-Ions, this means allowing the battery to charge for a full 5 or 6 hours; for nickel-based batteries, the first charge should run about 16 hours, and should be followed by at least two full discharge cycles.
  • -If you're phone has an Li-Ion battery (odds are it does, if it's at all new), be sure to avoid fully discharging it; every time you do so, you'll shorten its life. Ideally, aim to charge your battery when one 'bar' is remaining.
  • -As a general rule, keep your batteries away from heat--high temperatures can cause significant, accelerated degradation of battery life. If you expect any of your batteries to go through a particularly long period of disuse, you may even want consider storing them in an airtight container in the refrigerator--doing so will ensure no capacity is lost due to heat.
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