Battery life & case design

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at
Thu Jul 3 01:43:05 CEST 2008

Am Di  1. Juli 2008 schrieb jonathan at
> I wonder, is it just me or are there enough people out there who are
> interested in having more power?  Enough people to make it worth while some
> company (maybe openmoko) to tool up to produce a new back cover for the 
> gta02 
> thats a few mm thicker so it can hold a battery the full size of the rear
> cover... then all we need is a custom battery that will fit in the cover and
> interface with the existing power pins on the rear of the gta02.  Looking at
> it we could easily gain 4-5 times the power with a large flat battery pack.

Don't forget there is WiFi and BT antenna on the backside, which you mustn't 
cover by a big battery.
GPS at top of device is no problem though, I think, as long as it has it's 5mm 
clearance to next metal (the ceramic zone).

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