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where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

I have a 2-year old Samsung note 3. The battery life is pretty short now after 2 years, but I do not plan to change the phone. So i'm looking for a new battery.

Found something on internet, e.g. Amazon.fr. But then I see a lot of negative comments saying that the battery they sell is not really "new" and you only get a very short battery life... things like that.

Where is the best place to buy such a battery??? Any advice?
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

If you've still got contacts in the UK, then try Amazon.co.uk and get someone to post or bring it to you here.
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

http://www.toppreise.ch/prod_333650.html

digitec offers a one-year warranty.
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

German c't magazine tested twelve batteries (Samsung phone) ordered from ebay-sellers.
All were fake.
Doesn't Samsung sell those directly?

Oh, they do:
http://shop.samsung.ch/de/samsung-ga...d/143144/fg2/2
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

Is anybody has recently have any experience changing iPhone battery or it is not possible to do so? I have a IPhone 4s with a dead battery :-(
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Is anybody has recently have any experience changing iPhone battery or it is not possible to do so? I have a IPhone 4s with a dead battery :-(
Sigh... http://lmgtfy.com/?q=iphone+4+change+battery
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Is anybody has recently have any experience changing iPhone battery or it is not possible to do so? I have a IPhone 4s with a dead battery :-(

It's 79 CHF from Apple.
https://support.apple.com/kb/index?p...product=iphone

4S is still supported, according to MacTracker.
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

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I have a 2-year old Samsung note 3. The battery life is pretty short now after 2 years, but I do not plan to change the phone. So i'm looking for a new battery.

Found something on internet, e.g. Amazon.fr. But then I see a lot of negative comments saying that the battery they sell is not really "new" and you only get a very short battery life... things like that.

Where is the best place to buy such a battery??? Any advice?
There you go!

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Original-Sams...MAAOSwT6pVnQaN

9€
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Re: where to buy a "new" battery for an "old" smartphone?

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I have a 2-year old Samsung note 3. ...

So i'm looking for a new battery.
An aging battery can be source of much pain, so you are doing good looking for replacement.

My source for battery purchase is http://www.ebay.ch/ (which gives you nice implicit filtering for delivery from, e.g., the UK or Germany to Switzerland).

As it happens, I bought an additional battery for a Galaxy Note 3 many months ago from France - reportedly genuine, priced OEM. That battery still performs however genuine it might be.

If you purchase from Amazon directly (i.e. not market place) you should be pretty safe when it comes to counterfeit product (in case you care).

Just go hunting for a seller who seems to be trading _a lot_ of batteries, with a very good reputation, and do not go for dirt-dirt-cheap.

Something around CHF 15 delivered should get you a decent enough OEM battery.
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