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Is there more powerful replacement battery (bigger capacity)

i would like to replace my iphone 5 battery.

i was wonder could i find a replacement battery but with bigger capacity over than 1440 mAh?

which is safe, compatible and last longer than the original?

many thanks for your help.

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No there is not you may see company's selling them but there are scams.

if Apple could have made a better batterys do you not think they would do so?

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Thanks for your answer Con, Sure Apple would do the best but that was over 2 years "since they came up with iPhone 5" so it's very likely if they reconsider iPhone 5 now they would come up with stronger battery. Surely they would not reconsider upgrading the older models but maybe other companies do.

thanks again for sharing the thoughts.

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Mmmm you have a point but I wouldn't really no the answer .

I have seen the gold battery's that suppliers sell that claim better life but I would stay away

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If you ever have a chance, get one of the "Gold" batteries and remove the paper. Those are nothing but standard batteries with a wrong label to deceive people.

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@jmclaren dwhittin2634 Ibrahim Hashem a guide has now been created. Check the results for the comparison test on here. The battery tested was for an iPhone 5 but expectation is that any of the Gold High Capacity batteries will be no different.

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Could very well be that the batteries are tested and the better ones get the label. Hard to know, but "gold" stickered high capacity batteries are notorious fakes. Usually garbage or used items worse than OEM.

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I recently purchased one on Ebay, and installed it 28, July 17. The "Battery Life app reports it as 1751mAh capacity, stock is 1810mAh. I then fully charged it, then discharged it to ~ 55% and recharged using a usb dongle that calculates the mAh used during the charge cycle, that number was 1045mah and includes the power used to operate the phone. Calculating the maximum power based on that number it is impossible for the battery to have more capacity than ~2300mAh yet the label claims 2850mAh.

did the same test on my iPhone 6 Plus with original battery @ 93% capacity (2700mAh). discharged to 50% (1350mAh) external dongle says it took 1600mAh to recharge (including operating power during that time). If I assume 1350mAh is the portion of the 1600mAh consumed to charge this phone and the balance was operating power I would end up with a .84 correction factor, applying this to the ~2300mAh from the gold battery test would correct it to 1932mAh (close to the 1750mAh reported by battery test). I could do a more detailed and controlled test and narrow the results further but I think this is enough to prove the 2850mAh claim on the gold IPhone battery I purchased is a scam.

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Please if you do testing, folks, always test based on 0% to 100% charge/discharge cycles. I know it's hard on the battery but a couple of times won't damage it much. There is too much variation of voltage at partial charge to calculate capacity based on partial cycles IMO.

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