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Seidio Offering 3800mAh Extended Battery for Galaxy Nexus, Now with NFC Capabilities

Did you happen to purchase one of Seidio’s humongous 3800mAh extended batteries for your Galaxy Nexus? If you did, then you may have noticed that your Near Field Communication (NFC) abilities had been cut short. But now, Seidio has re-released the same battery, only with NFC power inside. For just $20, previous buyers of the first version of the tank battery can have the new version with NFC. Unfortunately, if you didn’t buy the old one, this new one is going to run you a steep $75.

Thank you for your interest in our newest release: Innocell 3800mAh Extended Life Battery with NFC. If you have purchased our battery without NFC (near field communication) prior to February 29, 2012, you are eligible to purchase a new battery at a discounted rate.

1) For only $20 plus shipping and handling, we will send out another battery that has NFC built-into it. (This battery dimension has not changed and you can continue using your current battery door). Feel free to keep your current battery and use it as a spare. You will not need to return your original battery to us!

So, is $75 worth a few days of your phone not dying?

Via: Seidio

Cheers BaldyPal!

  • Matt

    The Hunchback of Samsung…

  • DWM

    I have yet to run my Samsung extended battery dry in a full day of normal (for me) usage. No thanks, I like the slimness of the phone, that’s one of the reasons I bought it.

  • evltwn


  • G_Ret

    Uhmm…why not just buy an extra battery?

  • tjmonkey15

    More like, “Is your phone looking pregnant worth a few days of your phone not dying?”

  • George264

    One standard battery for backup, and a extended battery there is perfect. Extended usually last through day, for those rare times, I need backup, I got another 1850 mAh handy.

    • dk81

      Same here. i just keep the original in the car just in case. havent needed it yet

  • MrWicket

    still fugly but with nfc

  • Rlarson_mn

    WOW looks like a ‘brick’ to me. Glad I have my Raze Maxx. 

  • RoadsterHD1

    Hell NO!!!

  • shooter50

    Damn, you could have just bought a RAZR Maxx instead of this ugly piece of crap

  • QtDL

    Damn that B^%&# is thick. 

  • Ron Perlman’s Jaw

    Does it come with a lifetime supply of staples?

  • No design awards here

  • mjmedstarved

    You can just tape two other batteries to the back of the stock and it would still be slimmer and last longer…

  • shdowman

    It’s pregnant!!!

    Nexus Mini by mid year..

  • fartbubbler

    there’s no way I’d buy that battery.  I just paid $90 for dock, I’m gonna use the thing!!!

  • James_C_L

    I’m doing great with 2 oem batteries and that samsung charger/stand in got for $24.99

    and I’m still sexy and slim

  • MrEnglish

    Nope. Love my sammy extended battery and my car charger. No way I’m turning back to the 80’s brick.

  • I do not understand why the whole thing has to be so large all the way up and over the camera? We know where the battery sits so why just have a rounded pocket over the battery? I guess it makes it easier to hold or get out of your pocket but the one for the thunderbolt didn’t seem that hard and it was only a spot over the actual battery.

  • I can’t wait till I get mine and I can turn my 4g/brightness/syncing back on.

  • netTony971993

    I want this! If you’re a heavy user, this is perfect. Full brightness and everything. Why not? 🙂

  • UGLY!

  • Q

    Would rather just tote and extra battery around.

  • Seidi-no. That thing wouldnt even fit into my pockets

  • Zack Morris phones are back in style?

  • Tim Buchanan

    Infinite battery life wouldn’t get me to cram that monstrosity in my pocket.

  • DUMB…

  • ragnarok180

    “Its hideous!’


    -Zoidberg, Calling it like it is

  • I’m never far from a power source for that long that I would need that.  Plus I have a spare battery (original oem) which i have yet to use as well as the samsung extended battery and cover.  

  • baldypal

    It is a tank battery. Fits snug in 550 Levis pocket. But it lasts for freaking ever.

  • Travisjshepherd

    You need to have a contest for a couple of these!

  • TLW

    Absolutely hideous.  I’d rather have a dead battery.

    • Until you realize that then you coudn’t even use the $700 device you just bought. 😛

      • DrEmoJWatson

        He’s being sarcastic.

  • Sylense

    With the battery attached it kind of looks like a stapler. Might come in handy when I’m at the copy machine lol

  • Smooth918

    That just destroys the Beauty of the Nexus, I’ll just stick with my current extended and the AOKP ROM, works wonders on battery life, can’t remember the last time I switched batteries.

  • Ice456789

    It looks like someone glued a Droid Incredible to the back of a Nexus. 

  • Andrew

    I’m planning on buying one. I’ve heard you can modify an otter box to use it with the extended battery/ no door.

    • Dc Garcia


  • rals

    No Thanks, my car battery will suffice. 

  • WTF, couldnt they have made it 3000Mah and made it respectable looking?

    • Bodhiballer

      Exactly. FML- the OEM ext. battery is too small, this is too big. Can we get 2500-3000 Man that keeps the lines of the device only a little thicker?

  • Few days? Whoyoukiddin!?!?!

  • Sylense

    “That’s a HUGE *****!!”

    • Aaa

      I’m sad more people didn’t like this. 

  • spare

  • Are they insane?

  • Jake K

    rather keep a battery in my pocket instead.

  • Slickbmw84

    Yeah that is way too big to touch my Nexus

  • Droidzilla

    That photo is the best advertisement for a RAZR Maxx ever.

    • Bcbaker919

      Exactly, I have the Nexus, but I would rather it just have a dead battery that to break out my phone with that huge growth coming off the back.


      • vitriolix

         I just carry a second stock battery in my coat pocket. they are tiny and if I go on a long day away from power with lots of usage, i just swap the battery when it dies.  Pretty painless.  I would never buy a phone with a sealed case without a changable battery.

        • That’s what I did with my OG Droid and that is what I am doing with my Nexus.  I never plug into a charger really.  Have a charger for my extra battery and the dead one goes in every night.  Go thru a battery a day.  

        • gf1Fanatic

           You couldn’t be more right, vitriolix. I can’t imagine taking one of these out in public. What a turn off. I think it’s an Apple plot to help sell more iPhones!
          Like you, I would never buy a phone with a sealed case without a changable battery. A battery sway on the GNexus is so easy, why would anyone want to carry around a phone with this extended battery.

      • Prep H might help!

      • Gwalker5

        I seriously thought it was a joke the first time they talked about, making fun of the battery hog this phone. I actually didn’t think it was real because it is so ridiculous.

    • Mn@

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    • YourFriend

      Motorola should actually use this image when advertising the MAXX in their commercials. 

  • Smeckle

    iPhone users: Our batteries last a long time 😀
    Seidio battery users: So do ours…but they make our phones look like sh*t :'(

    Guess I’ll stick with my extended/stock combo. I’d rather have a thin, light phone and have to carry a small spare battery in my pocket than to have a huge thing like this weighing me down. Although I guess maybe I wouldn’t have to go to the gym if I put this battery on.

    • Chris

      razr maxx…

      • Smeckle

        Yeah, happy with my GNex. Wish I could get battery life as good as some people report (30+ hours) but whatever. I couldn’t even get past the feel of the RAZR when I was in the VZW store. It just didn’t feel good in my hand, which kind of defeats the purpose.

      • Jason Brown

        i want a galaxy nexus maxx!

  • if i wanted a brick ida kept lugging around a nokia lol

  • Skennedy412

    Hell. Yes.

  • That thing is ugly.

    • SKINNI

      Yep ugly as hell! Im considering though because this would be perfect while im at work & the phone just lays there for hotspot purposes

  • 1  word: Tank
    2 words: Hell No!