10-03-14 01:20 AM
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  1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    It wouldn't surprise me if more and more manufacturers follow this path of non removable batteries...
    10-02-14 06:47 AM
  2. hadigunawan's Avatar
    It's all to lower down the cost so that they can get higher profit margin on the device. Having a non removable battery is bad on the consumers cos battery life generally last shorter than those models with removable battery because of the flexibility of changing a brand new battery. But to the company, it is a good business strategy.

    They don't expect us to stick on the passport for long. In that sense, they're also trying to tell us that they will be coming up with new models at a faster pace. People won't be sticking around long enough to see the disadvantages of having a non removable battery, they will be changing to another model even before the battery life starts to deteriorate.
    10-02-14 09:08 AM
  3. nigelstorm3110's Avatar
    Battery in my passport is great

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    10-02-14 11:25 AM
  4. Resilience's Avatar
    Nope because the only way that batteries will get this big is through non removable batteries.
    10-02-14 11:27 AM
  5. LordCrankypants's Avatar
    I should also note that I took my phone off the charger at 0600 today, and used it a bit at home before leaving for work and then browsed the web all the way to work and by the time I arrived at 0700, the battery was still at 100%. This thing is a beast.

    JB
    10-02-14 11:30 AM
  6. nico2004's Avatar
    GUYS the passport not only a have a battery that will last u 30+ hrs also has a fixture that if the phone is sitting on a flat surfaces u can set it to go to sleep and save battery, I'm still learning the phone but it has some cool stuff that makes this phone greater.

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    10-02-14 11:39 AM
  7. cartoon2007's Avatar
    I actually prefer to plug in a battery and keep working than have to turn off the device, swap batteries and reboot.

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    You don't HAVE to swap it. Just plug it up if need be.

    Rockin the Q
    10-02-14 06:56 PM
  8. nosco47's Avatar
    Why would I be upset? Battery's are really good these days. Can't see it going bad within 3 years.

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    10-02-14 07:27 PM
  9. brunolovesbrit's Avatar
    After using my Z10 for almost 2 years my battery started acting up and when I checked it I noticed it had started swelling up so I got a new one.
    This for me thinking a lot because if the Z10 had a non-removable battery I'd be so pis*sed off right now.

    I want the Passport so bad but the non-removable battery is something I'd avoid.

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    10-02-14 07:30 PM
  10. Chrisy's Avatar
    I would rather have a removable battery. I always had two batteries for my BlackBerry phones, and an external charger. I found it very handy to switch out for quick power ups, especially when I wasn't neat a power source.

    Nonetheless, I'll be getting one despite the non removable. The phone in use now has a non removable so I'm sort of used to it.
    10-02-14 07:36 PM
  11. stefman722's Avatar
    I never had to replace a battery in any phone including my Blackberry's. The battery in the passport is ridiculous though. I unplugged my phone at 830 this morning, it is now 1130pm and I still have 51% left. I love it.

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    10-02-14 11:35 PM
  12. hadigunawan's Avatar
    Unplug mine from 0800, now 1300 it's sitting at 44%. Extreme hardcore usage of calls, whatsapp, bbm, surfing.

    My previous Q10 and Z10 would've died at 1200.

    On the first day, i didnt get much calls/whatsapp/email/bbm. It lasted 26 hrs (no sh1t). First time in a zillion year that I've gotten a phone that actually lasted more than 24hrs.

    I'm not happy with the fact that it's only midday and I'm left with 44%. But comparing with what i had, and how i abused my passport, I'm so farking satisfied.

    FINAFARKINGLLY.
    10-02-14 11:56 PM
  13. dawnjc79's Avatar
    Personally I would prefer having the option of an extra battery that I can put to use when my main battery ran out. There's more flexibility to that option but I see that passport users have commented that the battery life for this device is very good so I won't get too upset about the non-removeable battery.

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    10-03-14 01:20 AM
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