Nokia BL-5C replacement battery

Sarton O'Brien roguemoko at
Tue Sep 23 08:22:11 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 23 September 2008 15:34:51 Joel Newkirk wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 05:04:02 +0200, Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at>
> wrote:
> > If you bought a Nokia BL-5C for a spare battery, you might want to check
> > this
> > site:
> >
> >
> > cheers
> > jOERG
> Wow.  After reading this I went to check the BL-5c from my old Nokia 6600,
> and couldn't find it.  I also have a BL-6c and a new BL-5c clone I ordered
> online a couple months ago.  That last one was on the desktop
> charger, and was almost twice as thick in the middle as it should be...
> extremely pillow-shaped.
> Needless to say I relocated it to the middle of the concrete garage floor
> away from anything flammable. (6-ft radius :)
> Thanks for the heads up.  Apparently whoever made this clone battery, it
> has the same or a similar flaw to the genuine Nokia ones made by Matsushita
> in 2006.  (always assuming it's not just someone selling off the portion of
> the 46 million made which never reached consumers, which actually seems
> pretty believable)  But the timing is just remarkable.

Hehe, cool. Have you got some protective clothing and a 6.5 foot stick to poke 
it with? :)


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