Verizon Galaxy Nexus battery and charger


Well, look at that. New on the shelves at is the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Spare Battery Charging System. It includes a spare 1850 mAh battery, plus a spare battery charger, so you can make sure you've always got a fresh one ready to go. Ours also comes with a microUSB travel charger, so there are no excuses in keeping your phoen ready.

While we're at it, let's give one away to our U.S. Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners. Just leave a comment on this post and we'll pick a winner later this afternoon. Good luck!

There are 251 comments

gunderson says:

GNEX, extra battery power is always a plus!

giovanni8807 says:

sounds good..

tcuthre says:

Yes please

kharrigan says:

The Shop at Android Central is the BEST place on the Internet period.

phiish says:

Yes i need this badly

I just need a charger. I have the 2100mah battery but it's a pain to shut the phone off and switch batteries just to charge one or the other.

NPTran23 says:

A portable charger and a spare battery? This would be perfect for me, sign me up!

NPTran23 says:

-ignore this double post-

youngchosn1 says:

I would def use this for long road trips/vacations. Spare batteries on tap.

mattress74 says:

Please enter me!

9KRacing says:

Is this real life?

Dirty-Bird says:


sisblub says:

Ooh i will gladly take that off your hands!!!

Chondog says:

Pick me!

vbsoulpole says:

Yes please! I think I'm going to need a pare battery for my trip to Vegas for March Madness!

GoBigRed79 says:

Please Enter. Thanks!

2 quick questions. Will this charge the extended battery and does this also charge the phone while it's in the cradle?

rufflez says:

1) yes, but the door won't close
2) it should come with a y-port if its the same one sold in the vzw stores. You use the charger that came with the phone, and plug it into the y-port which can be plugged into the charger and the phone.

dc5dugg says:

Thanks! I wanted to know the same thing

Lets see if Apple can create a phone as good as this GNEX!!! I doubt it!!!!

Nevermind I found the answer. It doesn't charge the phone as well as battery at same time :(. Also it probably wouldn't work with the cruzerlite case

rufflez says:

Go to a vzw store, the one there does have the y-port. Maybe we can get clarification on this here though.

I could really use this! :)

This would be extremely useful!

tcmeiss says:

Yes please!

JB426 says:

I've been wanting one of these but they've been out of stock at Verizon. Glad you guys have them now. Would be even better to win it.

bypod says:

Do you just "pick one" or is it a random kind of thing? Please pick me. Specifically. Not randomly. Please?

mystery252 says:

Yes please?

Would be great for use when out fishing....having a spare battery when there is no land around would help!

coraphise says:

Yes please :)

rvandroid says:

A spare battery with charger would be great!

lfmittag says:

I'd like to have a spare battery for my Nexus, but I am wondering about the NFC that is resident in the battery. Does swapping the battery also swap out that virtual identification / credit card?

Larry M.

Karnaj says:

No what is on the battery is just an antenna for the RFID transmitter.

naalex says:

I've been trolling for one of these on ebay, so a free one is much preferable. As someone asked above, is this charger compatible with the extended batteries?

ritzmann says:

I've been waiting to buy a spare charger for the office, how about winning one??

HTB says:

My battery doesn't last me thru the day. This would be great.

kten05 says:

Just switched to VZW for this phone and I need this! Me please!!

dmchenry35 says:

Does this include the NFC capabilities too?

Either way it'd be nice to have a spare!

nuke3ae says:

With all the traveling I do for work, I could really use this.

Can always use an extra battery

hldc1 says:

You can never have too much juice.

t-bone-fl says:

Enter me for this please.

teerowe15 says:

Yes, please

doomtuba says:

This would be awesome!

nlowhor says:

I'd love a spare charger!

MowDownJoe says:

I love you guys.

AsianBob says:

Awesome! I was going to buy the extended battery but this might be a better deal since I don't have to swap out batteries just to charge the spare.

jeremybacher says:

Pick me! WANT.

dswartze says:

Sweet! It's a no-brainer!

VetteVert says:


waldo15 says:

That's the only piece that is missing in my travel kit. Pick me Pick me!

Karnaj says:

Very very nice extra is always better!

prophecyny7 says:

Awesome. With the way 4G runs through a battery this is a must for all Galaxy Nexus owners.

cwantumleep says:

this would be awesome to win!

Eloquence says:

How else am I supposed to charge my 3 spare EXTENDED batteries!?!

skywalker363 says:

I want one.

seymor42 says:

Yes please

Vonbane says:

Hmmm, to pander for free swag or not to pander for free swag... that does look pretty sweet..

zakth says:

My starving Galaxy Nexus could use one of these.

geta2j says:

That could come in really handy... for us heavy Nexus users!

ikealike says:

Please O Please!!!

plumhead says:

I'd like to win pretty please :-D

margelef says:

could definitely use a spare battery!

bjn714 says:

me need battery for Galaxy Nexus

--sent from my iPhone4--

Fahrenheit says:

Do you guys sell the charger by itself? I bought that battery when Verizon had it for $20.

krague17 says:

I could definitely use a spare battery for trips. My stock one does good enough for most days plus I'm trained to charge whenever I'm at my desk. I will say one thing about the Galaxy Nexus battery, it charges fast. When almost empty it usually just takes an hour to fill it up.

jjrudey says:

I've been wanting to get one but I just don't have the extra money right now.

Mikeysvt02 says:

This would be so amazing to have at work where I get no signal and my battery dies so quickly throughout the day! Looking forward to possibly winning one!!!

poproks says:


wes008 says:

Please, sur. I could really use one *hamster face*

bigmac44 says:

I've been looking for this since I got my Nexus. It would be great to have for trips and for times when I'm far from a charging resource.

mrthumpz says:

I hope I win!!

wheresmoosh says:

Win win win!

baldypal says:

This is awesome! Such great respect to your people. Long live AndroidCentral

paulwcarlton says:

I really need one of these. 3 boys in sports at practices and games 6 days a week and my battery is always low if not dead. I NEED THIS!!

krat252 says:

My contract is up on Tuesday, im super pumped to getmy GNEX especially now that amazon lowered the price to $100!!! Could I be lucky enough to win this extra battery as well? I sure hope so!!!

tim242 says:

That price is only for new customers : (

icemanhcj says:

Sure would help on those long days where you can't get back to a charger

trlovejoy says:

I went to the Verizon store and got the 2100 mAh battery and I am surprised at how much better it does over all. An extra 1850 and charger would be icing on the cake.

renzi555 says:

Pick Flick!

VJay27 says:

If I don't get picked, I shall fart in your general direction!

stevozip says:

I like free things!

JtothaR says:

I have 3 batteries so far and one of the ext charger :)

tim242 says:

I have this charger. Here are some answers to qustions. 1. It does have NFC. It is the standard Samsung battery. 2. You can charge both the phone and battery at the same tome. It comes with a splitter, to have both plugged in, if need be. 3. It will charge the extended battery, the door just won't close. I returned the "extended" battery after getting this. Much more convenient.

gpf2ez says:

For #2 it will NOT charge the phone and battery at the same time. The one you have is from VZW and includes a Y adapter. This one is right from samsung and does not include the Y adapter but instead includes a wall plug.

ju12zo says:

This'll make my standard battery relevant again!

sschukraft76 says:

oh Hells yeah

kedesa says:

I want to win!!!

cheuer says:

Wonder if it can charge the extended battery also? Why don't you give it to me and I'll let you know. :)

gpf2ez says:

Yes it will, but the lid wont close. No not really an issue.

actvesna says:

I i could use a spare battery

dcyamaha says:

As a person always on the go, I would love to have this extra juice available. Thank you, AC!

GNexROC says:

If you pick me I promise I will only use my extra battery power to do good!

MikeNY says:

This is great! I had something like this for my HTC EVO so glad to see you guys have it now, rather buy it from you guys.


jmoore414 says:

I have been waiting for this product as I never understood purchasing a battery as wouldn't you need to keep pulling in and out of your phone to charge each one? Invested in an external battery and have been loving that when I am running low and out and about.

jonnypickel says:

I like free stuff! :-D

quzer says:

in for 1!

fillossofer says:

Would love this!

tiger541 says:

Hmmmm, I ordered one from letstalk.coma and they still do not have the stock on hand. Hopefully this means they will and ship it soon.

Bikedog says:

I want that!

aldenjl says:


myqntm says:

Please, please, please...gimme one. It's going to be my birthday...

patrickmaher says:

Thanks guys!

Dame95 says:

This will look so smexy on my desk. Win for me please!

JetsamRover says:

This is my ideal battery solution. I considered getting the extended, but then switching becomes a pain because you have to carry two battery doors around. I decided I wanted an extra stock to carry with me like I did with my Droid, but keeping them both charged is a pain and takes planning. You have to charge one in the phone, when its done switch and charge the other. I would still sometimes end up with a spare I thought was charged and wasn't. The worst one was when I used Carr matey to remember where I parked the car visiting a friend in the city. Long story short, I wandered for hours till I found it. This thing is a must have!

I'd really get a "charge" out of winning this! Ziiing!!!!

tberman333 says:

I would like this!


mpegripper says:


dgoffard says:

I could hang out at twice as long, if only I had this spare battery.....

rynbeed says:

This would be a nice win - I run down both my extended and stock battery daily.

jonvick says:

More batteries. More, more batteries. Then more batteries. That is the key to Android.

squintyboy says:

a must have accessory

xusxmarinesx says:

Ive been looking to get this since launch day just never had the money to get it

diablod says:

awesome, i just ordered mine, a little late i know, but worth the wait i'm sure and this would go great with it, def a must have....i will commence crossing fingers, toes, lighting candles and sacrficing lambs immediately!!

BigOldBarn says:

spare battery would be nice...

joshfixler says:

I'd love to win one if it's not too late.

swagner says:

I'd love one-- I have the perfect spot on my desk for it!

aubreyvt says:

This would be great for those long trips i go on. Thanks!!!!!

Otheym says:

Commenting FTW

FR3SH JIV3 says:

Awesome. Every Galaxy Nexus owner could use on of these. I wonder if they will release it with an extended battery.

I want to win this. I need some more power for my Gnex!!

mjhillman06 says:

I ordered the extended battery through ShopAndroid and I hope I win the spare battery and charger!

DolfanCole says:

As an owner of a Galaxy Nexus, I could definitely use a spare battery and charger. Would love it if you picked me!

navynuc730 says:

Yes please. My phone is almost dead by quitting time...

dathrill4u says:

Pick me like you'd PICK A NOSE. Down to the knuckle

ooh ooh me me!

MMcCraryNJ says:

I just had a root canal done. Winning this would bring some much needed awesomeness to my day. :-)

Bo Droid says:

Gotta say I love my Galaxy Nexus and a battery charger would be an added benefit. Just wish it charged to phone as well, just saying.

I can has?

azuno says:

Cool, count me in!

mysticv6#AC says:

I Really need one of these!

brosnanm11 says:

I need one very badly, please pick me! :(

gpf2ez says:

I would love one of these for my VZW Gnex.

Hand_O_Death says:

I have been wanting one of these for a while.

well, this, the HBO go app, and Swype. but I have to start somewhere.

Good luck to all

kflanegan says:

I could put awesome use to a galaxy nexus! Pick me please!! ;-)

cowboys2000 says:

I just bought an extended battery and cover. I have been waiting/looking for an external battery charger.


jwatson says:

I need a back up battery badly, my office is a black hole that can eat a battery in 4 hours.

davefinn says:

I need one of these

dc5dugg says:

I'd like one of these

Fronc says:

I bought one of these the first day I got my GNex... and lost the battery in NYC the next week :(
Would be great to get it back! Loving this phone..

Ghostshark says:

Seeing as how I'm addicted to 4g speeds, I really need one of these.

cohiba22 says:

I need one bad! GNex died last night, girlfriend was texting me while it was dead, couldn't respond.. she thought I was ignoring her, turned into a stupid fight! LOL, please help me prevent future arguments. HA! Thanks.

BigDroid says:

Battery life sucks but what smartphones battery doesnt except for the razor maxx.Other than that the Galaxy Nexus is an amazing phone.Extra juice always helps.. Nice offer.

Bradleee says:

I haven't gotten mine yet, but this could push me over the edge.

1966cah says:

Now this would totally make my week!

roush6 says:

More power for longer surfing on Android Central

strikeir13 says:

Do these work with the extended battery? I'm guessing yes, which means I'd like to win one!

would LOVE to win this charger!

santoro says:

I'm in. Thanks!

rmeitzler says:

Pick me (please)!

bbmman1586 says:

Help! My phone is dying! If it doesn't receive the spare battery and charger, it's going to die! Have mercy please!

shaiwon says:

I would love to have this. Been looking for a stand and spare battery charger combo. This looks perfect!

macrowder says:

I could always use an extra battery and charger for my GN.

Bobaroo says:

Wish they sell this without the battery, I don't need a third one!

BlakeDC says:

z0mg super duper steeeze extra bat-tree plus da doctor stations!!!!!!!!! Yes ploz!


rengek says:

Not the most practical solution. I think you're better off buying a 10,000 mAh portable battery with multiple usb ports on it. You can charge your phone multiple times with one while its still on or charge multiple devices at the same time. And no need to swap out the battery.

Wookie Claws says:

I have the charger/battery combo I got from VZW and really like it. Mine didn't come with a charger though, but otherwise it works fine.

birdie says:

Despite how awesome it would be for me to be selected suffice, it for me to thank you for the opportunity to enter.

jeffxallen says:

Hook it up baby!

naudan says:

I love my nexus.. but id love another battery more! :)

tobiasg says:

This would make my friday!! Double battery has been my approach w/ the original droid and it works very well - expect that one time I thought it was charged and . . well I just had a second dead battery in my pocket. oh well. live and learn!

evancomer says:

Heck yah! I NEED THIS

met152 says:


bboykin87 says:

Pick me!

Dueddums says:

This charger and battery would so be a plus!

rreich49 says:

Does this work with the extended battery? Either way, I'll gladly accept one for free.

AshishRaj says:

I had been looking out for this.. Pls, pls, pls.. oh! Lady luck, smile at me & pick me as the winner!! :)

reeper55 says:

I can has it?

Mbisme2010 says:

It would be great if i won this charger. Then i'd be able to read all the great news up here when I'm on the go

chubb says:

Could really use this.

Fa11ou7 says:

Sweet!! thanks for the awesome giveaway.

hournet562 says:

Hope I wir. Really need this for traveling.

thenew044 says:

I'd like one.

erz2192 says:

I would love to have me one of these. Need more battery life out of this beautiful creation of a phone.

nyreyn says:

Knock knock.
Who's there?
Daisy who?
Daisy see me rollin, they hating'

I would like one

droidman0922 says:

Would make my Nexus complete. You complete it!

asiancricket says:

Me too

j5679 says:

Debating whether to get an extended battery or an extra standard battery with charger. Winning this one which would make the decision for me. Anyone feel the extra time you get with the extended battery is worth the cost. With an extra standard you also get the charger included.

jblom says:

Awesome deal! Gotta have the extra juice!

justmeandher says:

Pick me

havrin#AC says:

These are $39.99 thru bet I'd like to have one!

enderstc says:

yes please

rev.will says:

Awesome,this is what I'm looking for. I don't want the extended bat, I like the feel of the regular bat.

memphisboy says:

I need yesterday

jmazzi says:

I've been waiting for this exact device to come along. Thank you SO much for sharing this with us!

smokin221 says:

I'm gonna get one soon

imrf says:

I could use a little more power for my SGN.

Jtluce says:

Very important accessory. I have not made it through a whole day without changing batteries.


Although, to be fair, I already have two of these bad-boys! One at home and one at work. But I could use one for the car!! My GNex neeeeeeeds mooooooooaaaar poooowwwwwerrrrrr! :-)

PieSkizzle says:

With one of these, I could actually keep 4g on all day

ithinkimjoe says:

i need one of these to balance work/fun ;)

kamek89 says:

I've been waiting for this to come out

Please choose me!

dgriffin4400 says:

I really hope I win this. My phone doesn't last me throughout a day of college classes.

strauss884 says:

Pick me!

snooginsguy says:

Just got my Gnex, GIMME THA JUICE! Pretty please :D (That's what she said)

jackdw says:

I might as well enter.

arcade007 says:

This sure would be helpful. I already have the extended battery but that still barely last a full day with alot of use. Do they sell the spare battery charger by itself or do you have to get the additional battery?

jreed06 says:

I'll take one!

stbxxl says:

That's exactly what I am looking for!

jayhawkfan18 says:

This would be great for me since the extended battery still only lasts me until about 2:00...

motodunner says:

Yeah baby...I need more juice. I had to plug in by noon today :(

pmar55 says:

I've been lookin' for one of these, and since you've got one for me I would appreciate it being shipped asap, I need it bad, my phone is in need of another battery and a charge, thanks much.

Pick me!

blunt420 says:

winner winner chicken dinner and you can keep the spare as a gift for picking me i just want the charger

lostmarine says:

Awesome I think i need this you all got me addicted to Thumb so i keep killing my battery.

day0911 says:

This would definitely be helpful. The extended battery just barely lasts a day for me.

DVUS1977 says:

Another stellar giveaway
Now all u have to do is pick me
Dvus1977 ordered himself a spare extended battery
Returns it cause he got sent the wrong item(wamp wamp)
Only u guys could brighten up my day
If i'm picked all will be right in the world
Diligently waiting for my name to be selected ,while charging my fone (as always )

blunt420 says:

tried buying it and says its not compatabile with the samsung galaxy nexus why are you teasing me

Akuma says:

I'd like one please

skyboxer says:

Why yes I would love to have a spare battery for my nexus!

killerfox81 says:

Extra battery needed here. Seriously, this thing is a juice hog. A great looking one at that!

collegedub says:

I really love the GNex... need the second battery bad and the battery charger is just like icing on the cake :-) Love me some Android Central baby!!

bigrednemo says:

a battery and a charger should be the first buy for everyone in a 4g area for sure!

ellisz says:

Nexus needs battery love!

Realist says:

winner winner chicken dinner

XzombieX66 says:

pretty slick

mlorenz says:

Want it!

sjenkins1009 says:

Been debating getting it for a while but it would awesome to win 1. :)

megazordz says:

I was waiting for something like this to be made. I hope that I win!

gckontos says:

Yes, it charges the extended battery, but the cover won't close completely. Not a problem really, unless you like to use the charger as a carrying case to protect the battery.

More power is always a good thing!

kajii says:

So need this, hook it up AC! :D

thatguy906 says:

Almost bought this... glad to see you guys are giving one away!

ScottJ says:

I think this is the same battery that's used in the T-Mobile SGSII.

Incrediboy says:

Captain! We need more dilithium crystals!

Sounds good, I'm in!

sdot770 says:

Just what I wanted to buy!!

drathos says:

Going to be travelling again soon, so I could definitely use one of these.

auburngirl says:

Please! I need one of these for work travel.

bimp says:

Totally need this!

akamaru64 says:


volcalstone says:

Would like to have one of these, thanks.

This would be a life changer!

orangetiktac says:

Even though I've never won any, it's always fun to enter contests like these. Crossing my fingers in my first Android Central contest haha.

jerp79 says:

Definitely want one!

markymarc18 says:

I'm trying to think of a good comment so I can win this. Well, here goes...

I LOVE YOU, AndroidCentral!!! I really do! And I'm carrying your baby.

I even wrote a little poem to commemorate my love for you. Ahem...

You're a site [sic] for sore eyes,
My love is larger than a googolplex
I would do anything for you
To get a battery for my G'Nex

I'm through with those fruits,
Crackberry and CrApple
All I need is my Nexus
And of course, AndroidCentral!


p.s.- I can do Haiku as well, if you'd like...

markymarc18 says:

The battery charges
They restored my power and juice
Such is AndroidCentral

Milk195 says:

I would really like to have one of these. I just got my extended battery finally and switching them out to charge each in the phone is a drag!

gstorrs says:

I would love to win. Please pick me.

Muad Dib says:


mdkaye says:

Your offer caused me to switch my my membership in PreCentral to AndroidCentral. Of course, I was a TreoCentral before that. So, I would love to get a charger and battery pack for my new VZN GNex!


jwilkis2 says:

this would be awesome to have!

Truckin-Geek says:

Another toy for my new girlfriend? Why not! (And boy is my wife jealous of this phone!)

Ooo pick me. More juice never hurts.

jbirdou says:

Been lookin for one of these!!!

poena says:

love me some batteries!

palmcrash says:

I could use one!