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Mugen Power considering extended battery for HTC One X

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Mugen Power considering extended battery for HTC One X
The battery life on the HTC One X was originally affected by a power management bug that was said to cost users 10% to 20% of the phone's battery life. But now that HTC has offered a software fix that allows users of the flagship device to recapture that lost energy from the battery, the next stop is to look for a way for users to extend the life of the 1800mAh battery used on the model.

Mugen Power is taking a poll about offering extended batteries for the HTC One X

Mugen Power is taking a poll about offering extended batteries for the HTC One X

The problem is that the HTC One X features a non-removable battery which has increasingly become more widespread among new high-end Android models. But how can an owner of the HTC One X extend the battery life of his phone? There are some solutions. Because Apple iPhone owners run into the same restrictions with the non-removable cell on that device, there are some case makers that offer a built in battery that connects to the iPhone, extending battery life while protecting the unit. Android case manufacturers can offer something like that.

There is another solution which Mugen Power is considering offering for HTC One X owners. The idea would be to offer a manual with an extended battery which would show users how to remove the "non-removable" battery and install the new one. The necessary tools would be included in the package. Not only won't this be an easy task to accomplish, it would also void your warranty.

On Mugen Power's Facebook page, the self-installation plan leads among all options in a poll being conducted. In last place is taking the phone to a service center to have a new extended battery professionally installed. With the possibility that you could destroy your new HTC One X and void your warranty, you had better think twice about whether you really need an extended battery on this model.

source: MugenPower via AndroidCentral

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posted on 20 Apr 2012, 18:10 5

1. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


A battery case would be nice. Pretty scary taking the phone apart after looking at the tear down of One X.

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 19:56 2

2. dangchitrung (Posts: 55; Member since: 04 Apr 2012)


and make it a monster of the size of Galaxy note and 1 inch thickness.

posted on 20 Apr 2012, 23:30 3

3. Glim12808 (Posts: 391; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Whoa! Better think twice, thrice before doing it!

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 00:06

4. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


They're going to have to find a way to increase the battery size without changing the polycarbonate cover, there's A LOT of sensitive equipment mounted on it that shouldn't be taken off.

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 01:11

5. jackhammeR (Posts: 1548; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


songo kan inside a phone

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 06:33

6. BuckeyeCadet86 (Posts: 68; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I'd be willing to bet that a majority of the people who voted on that poll don't realize that the phone is sealed and it involves digging into the guts of the phone to open it and replace the battery

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 07:55 3

7. shy2papa (Posts: 195; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)


If Htc had done what Motorola did to the Droid Raza Maxx giving it a 3300mah or more battery they will be no need for you to open up ur phone, HTC this kind of thinking is not good for business, give the people what they want and that's a phone with a grate battery life.

posted on 21 Apr 2012, 09:29

8. wgaurav (Posts: 22; Member since: 17 Dec 2010)


+1 to shy2papa, battery matters....

posted on 06 May 2012, 11:03

9. Urvish86 (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 May 2012)


We If HTC has provided 5 point docking station port behind HTC, there should also be two points for charging.... Which can be considered to build a Case... There wont be a need to remove the cover i think...

posted on 27 Jul 2012, 18:33

10. nutsicles (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Jul 2012)


You can just buy Spigen's Kuel F60Q portable battery charger. Adds another 2 full charges to my One x global. And its about the size of a charging cable

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 06:44

11. dmitrylambrianov (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Aug 2012)


Actually we at Mugen Power have released these battery cases already. The 3200mah [CC-S720ESL] and 6000mAh [CC-S720EXL] cases are available. Phonearena, please review them when you have a chance.

posted on 25 Sep 2012, 18:45

12. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


Why doesn't HTC make 3200 mAH Mugen battery the default one? It would last much longer. Plus with some design changes One X would only be a little more thicker.

I really think manufacturers should start making Mugen Power as their battery suppliers. It would be great for us consumers.

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