Replacement Battery with 2300mAh, possible?

Daniel Spies daniel.spies at
Tue Jan 20 17:34:00 CET 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 06:05:03 -0800 (PST), Gothnet
<openmoko at> wrote:
> I was wondering if the FR battery had pretty much hit the limit for
> affordable battery tech.
> After searching around for a while myself I've found a variety of other
> batteries that claim 1300, 1400, or even 1600 mAh in compatible
> form-factors. But they're all on ebay and I don't trust 'em. Especially
> with
> this line in the description -
> "A temporary short capacity of new battery will be resulted from not used
> for a long time, it is normal, the total capacity will be reinstated via
> used for 3-5 times."
> Bad english aside, it sounds like a con. Though for £7.50 it's almost
> worth
> a try....

Feel free to try it, and let me know the results :P
Just kidding, it seems logical that these batteries don't have the capacity
declared, as they are five times cheaper than original batteries and claim
to have doubled performance... I was hoping I'm wrong, but as everyone
thinks the same I'd rather get a second FIC battery.


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