Seidio Innocell 1750mAh Extended Battery

Being a heavy Droid Incredible user, I grew sick of the ever-dying stock 1300mAh battery from HTC. Some days, while using the stock battery, I would barely make it through lunchtime. Nothing is worse than trying to get through the day and to have that low life battery icon pop up. If you're looking for a battery to get you through the day, and don't want to sacrifice the slim design by buying the bulkier extended batteries -- this Seidio Innocell 1750mAh Extended Battery is for you.

Right away, the only difference you will notice in the design of the battery, is the black finish, and the 1750mAh branding. Otherwise, it's exactly the same size as the stock 1300mAh from HTC. Even though this battery carries a longer battery life, there is no difference in weight or thickness. There is absolutely no need for a new battery door or case -- this battery fits within HTC's original design. My only complaint in terms of aesthetics, is Seidio's choice of color. I wish they kept in line with HTC's firetruck red. But then again, when are you walking around with the battery exposed?

Jumping into the numbers -- the real meat of this review -- the 1750mAh battery will last the whole day through. On a daily basis, I was able to get a full 12 hours in before I found myself reaching for my power cable. In contrast, the stock 1300mAh battery would only last about five hours on moderate use.

For somebody like myself, who always is 3G connected, and has constant running sync services for Gmail, Twitter, and Facebook -- this battery is for you. Having the longer battery life, without having to choose a bulkier extended battery, is an option most welcomed. Head on over into the Android Central Store, and scoop the Seidio Innocell 1750mAh Extended Battery for $49.95. More photos after the break.

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Droid Incredible Extended Battery Review: Seidio Innocell 1750mAh

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I bought this shortly after I got my DInc way back in spring and it is night and day. With the original I'd have the low battery blink by early afternoon. With the 1750 it easy goes until I get home and most times until I go to bed.

Recommended for all DInc users.

I have the 1750mAh as well. I would have to say I love it, I actually got the battery before I got my DInc because my DInc was on backorder at the time. I used my orig battery ONE time during a weekend that i forgot to take a charger with me on a trip and it was dead in about 6 hours. I've never had my 1750mAh go dead in 6 hours. I'd highly recommend this battery as well from Seidio.

i, too, got the 1750 shortly after getting my phone and being frustrated by the 1300. it's much better. the 1300 is nice to have as a standby when i drain the 1750 but that's about all it's good for.

There is a difference between the original battery and the extended. The original is Li-Ion and the extended is Li-Po. Li-Po is gel based and should not be over charged. Shortens battery life. Should always fully charge and fully drain. This should be done to any chargeable battery really.

That being said I have one and I love it.

I know, but the 1600 actually performs worse than the stock one...and I'd like to keep the slim form factor, so the ones needing a new back cover are out.

I have an 1800 mAh and I'm having trouble getting that long out of it. Does the brand affect anything? I bought mine on eBay, so it may be why it was so cheaper.

Lipo batteries should never be fully drained, we run them in out rc cars and they need low voltage cutoff setting so when the battery reaches a certain voltage the car cuts off so the battery doesn't fully drain.

Have any of you experimented with battery life with and without GPS on? I thought the GPS would be a drain, but battery life seems better leaving it on.

...or you can just root the phone & set up some SetCPU profiles. Just sayin' ;)

I get an easy 12-13 hours on my stock DX battery with playing games constantly, running GPS in Maps, Yelp, etc., surfing the web, RSS feeds, etc. 24 hours when I rarely use the phone on the weekdays ;)

I am a pretty heavy user, and I can get 14-16 hours on mine consistently. I'm also on SkyRaiders Sense ROM, 3.3.2

I bought 2 x 1800mah batteries with a wall charger from eBay for only $40 shipped and I just got 34hrs of usageout of my Incredible off of one 1800mah battery (using texts, web and email all day long). No need for a new battery cover either. I highly recommend going that route over $49 for just one. Can't believe I didn't ditch the original 1300mah battery sooner!

Just an FYI on the black color. This was originally released for the Droid Eris, I should know I bought one when I had the eris. I upgraded to the DInc and am still using the same extended battery. This was also a reason to choose the DInc over the Fascinate - Stock Eris battery, Stock DInc battery and Extended battery. If I'm travelling I have all 3 charged and in my bag.

LOL. So a 1300mah battery lasts you 5 hours, but magically a 35% higher capacity battery lasts you 12, a boost of 140%. What a crock.

I hope the readers realize that Seidio is all BS. All of their accessories are high-markup, and their batteries are consistently below the rated capacity. If you look at the AC store, you'll see dozens and dozens of Seidio accessories. Conflict of interest much?

Glad I'm not the only one who caught that. I take reviews on here and crackberry with a grain of salt since they're hocking everything they review.

Bought the 1750 a week after I had the incredible. The only problem I have had with it was heat when a program went wackco on it and was draining the battery. The heat it caused disabled the front screen per touching anywhere apparently was not any hotter than the heat the battery was generating on the back. I had to pull the battery and eliminate the program after it cooled. I have not had the problem since.

I have a the same battery ( except it being white instead of black ) and it dies on me in 1 1/2 hours. it just sucks for me.