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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by StevePIraq » Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:21 pm

Quite agree. I doubt you could trust many smaller shops, they will try to sell you a copy saying it is an original. This is Thailand
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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by hhinner » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:09 pm

I bought a GPS battery from batterybay.net 2 years ago and it's still good. Also some camera batteries through AliExpress earlier this year. No problems with them either.

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Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by 404cameljockey » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:19 am

hhinner wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:09 pm
I bought a GPS battery from batterybay.net 2 years ago and it's still good. Also some camera batteries through AliExpress earlier this year. No problems with them either.
I congratulate you on your good luck, as far as I'm concerned buying a replacement battery from anywhere other than the phone manufacturer is just throwing the dice, and don't be too shocked if you get one of the dud ones in the box (I do it too, of course). :)

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Re: RE: Re: Which Mobile Phone?

Post by hhinner » Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:45 pm

404cameljockey wrote:
hhinner wrote:
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:09 pm
I bought a GPS battery from batterybay.net 2 years ago and it's still good. Also some camera batteries through AliExpress earlier this year. No problems with them either.
I congratulate you on your good luck, as far as I'm concerned buying a replacement battery from anywhere other than the phone manufacturer is just throwing the dice, and don't be too shocked if you get one of the dud ones in the box (I do it too, of course). :)
Obviously it's best to get an original but it's not always possible. Batterybay.net seems reputable and sells original branded batteries, not at dirt cheap prices, but probably cheaper than branded ones in MV (which might be fake anyway, even if available).

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