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Cell Phone Batteries

Cell phone batteries do have finite life spans, and most begin to lose capacity after a couple of years. It is time to change the battery in a mobile phone if it struggles to hold a charge or drains faster than usual. Frequent travelers and road warriors may also need spare batteries to make their smartphones last through busy days. Staples® carries a wide selection of cell phone accessories including batteries and their chargers.

How to Pick the Right Cell Phone Batteries for Smartphones
In most cases, the battery in a cell phone is unique to that model. To find the right batteries for their smartphones, shoppers need to search with the model numbers of their devices. Cell phone makers often make variants of the same devices for different carriers. To find the right replacement battery, search with the actual name and model number of the phone rather than its carrier-given name. Look for this information in the product manual or on the back of the device. Models with removable batteries often have this information printed on labels inside their battery compartments. Shoppers can also search with battery model numbers. Each cell phone battery has a unique identifying code printed on it.

Supplement Cell Phone Batteries With Power Banks
Power banks are portable external batteries for charging mobile devices. They are perfect for recharging cell phones on the go and are excellent alternatives to spare batteries. With the right cable, a power bank can charge any smartphone. It can replace multiple spare mobile phone batteries and also power other portable electronic devices that charge over USB. Key factors to consider when shopping for external battery packs include capacity, size, and weight.

Manufacturers quote battery capacity in mAh. A power bank with a capacity between 5000 and 10000mAh can recharge most smartphones once or twice. To charge two cell phones, or a phone and a tablet simultaneously, get a battery pack rated at 15000 to 20000mAh. High-capacity power banks are larger and heavier than those with lower capacities. Choose a bulky model to take on a long camping or work trip and a smaller, lightweight unit for the daily commute.

Are Third-Party Cell Phone Batteries Good Replacements for OEM Ones?
Yes. OEM (original equipment manufacturer) batteries are the same as the ones shipped the cell phone. However, these are usually only available for models that are still in production. For other models, third-party mobile phone batteries are often the only available option. Pay close attention to product descriptions when shopping for these and only choose those made by reputable, well-reviewed brands. Before ordering a third-party cell phone battery, make sure its voltage and capacity match the ones printed on the original battery.

Do All Cell Phone Batteries Use Lithium Cells?
Most modern smartphones use lithium-ion and lithium polymer batteries. These outperform the nickel-cadmium and nickel-metal hydride batteries found in older cell phones. They also have higher capacities and are not susceptible to memory effect.

Should You Consider Refurbished Cell Phone Batteries?
Only consider a refurbished OEM cell phone battery. Although taken from pre-owned devices, manufacturer-refurbished batteries are high-quality accessories optimized for specific mobile phone models. These usually have features that promote safe charging and discharging.
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Samsung Refurbished OEM Original Lithium Battery B600BU/BZ for Samsung Galaxy S IV (1665773)
Item : 1979199 / Model : 1665773
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  • For a better battery performance, please fully charge the battery before the first time usage
  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting an extra battery for your Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV i9500
  • Keep an extra battery charged and handy for those long meetings and conversations
12.99 $12.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery Samsung (Galaxy S5)
Item : 2607545 / Model : CEL-I9600NF
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  • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Capacity: 2800 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
31.99 $31.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery for Samsung (CEL-SMN910NFC)
Item : 2554942 / Model : CEL-SMN910NFC
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  • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Capacity: 3220 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
24.99 $24.99
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Samsung Refurbished OEM Original Lithium Battery B800BU for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 III (1669540)Note 3 III (1669540)
Item : 1979203 / Model : 1669540
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  • Compatible with: Samsung Galaxy Note III N9000
  • NOT compatible with: Samsung Galaxy Note N7000, Note II N7100, Galaxy Note 10.1 N8000, Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100
  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting replacing your old battery with this OEM Samsung Galaxy Note III N9000 standard battery
14.99 $14.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery Samsung(Galaxy S3)
Item : 2607546 / Model : CEL-I9300
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  • Compatable with SamsungGalaxy S3
  • Capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
19.99 $19.99
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Samsung Refurbished OEM Lithium Battery EB424255VA for Samsung Models A667, T359, T479, R630 and M350 (1386000)
Item : 1979208 / Model : 1386000
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  • For a better battery performance, please fully charge the battery before the first time usage
  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting an extra battery for your Samsung A667/ T359/ T479/ R630/ M350
  • Keep an extra battery charged and handy for those long meetings and conversations
6.99 $6.99
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LG Optimus Standard OEM Lithium Battery, Refurbished (1398646)
Item : 1979231 / Model : 1398646
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  • For a better battery performance, please fully charge the battery before the first time usage
  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting extra battery power today!
  • This replacement battery has an integrated microchip that prevents overcharging and lengthens battery life.
5.19 $5.19
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LG Refurbished OEM Original Lithium Battery LGIP-430N for LG LN240 Remarq (1295651)
Item : 1979239 / Model : 1295651
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  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting an extra battery for your LG Force LX370
  • Keep an extra battery charged and handy for those long meetings and conversations
  • This replacement battery has an integrated microchip that prevents overcharging and lengthens battery life
6.99 $6.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-Polymer Battery for Apple (CEL-IP5S)
Item : 2554762 / Model : CEL-IP5S
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  • Compatable with Apple iPhone 5S
  • Capacity: 1500 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
19.99 $19.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-Polymer Battery for Apple (CEL-IP6)
Item : 2554764 / Model : CEL-IP6
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  • Compatable with Apple iPhone 6
  • Capacity: 1800 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
38.99 $38.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery Samsung(Galaxy S4)
Item : 2607544 / Model : CEL-I9500NF
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  • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
33.49 $33.49
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Insten® 5.3 VDC 2600mAh Portable USB Power Bank With Cable and Keychain; Black
Item : 1266591 / Model : 1583711
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  • Black
  • Lithium-ion
  • Input: 5 VDC, 1000 mA, output: 5.3 VDC, 1000 mA
10.69 $10.69
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APC® Sealed Lead Acid Replacement Battery Cartridge for KOF-375S UPS (RBC10)
Item : 2580501 / Model : RBC10
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  • Compatibility: BF250, BF280C, BF350, BF280, BF350U, BF350UC, F6C350-SER-SB, KOF-375S UPS
  • Capacity: 4.5 Ah
  • Dimensions: 1.9"H x 4"W x 5.5"D
64.99 $64.99
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Ultralast 3.8 Volt Lithium Ion Cell Phone Battery for LG VS986 (CEL-G4)
Item : 24062841 / Model : CEL-G4
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  • Best replacement for the original battery with comparable standby and talk time.
  • 3.85 Volts
  • Lithium Ion
29.99 $29.99
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Ultralast 3.8 Volt Lithium Ion Cell Phone Battery for Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (CEL-SMJ500)
Item : 24062838 / Model : CEL-SMJ500
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  • Best replacement for the original battery with comparable standby and talk time.
  • 3.8 Volts
  • Lithium Ion
20.99 $20.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery for Samsung (CEL-SMN910HCBK)
Item : 2554902 / Model : CEL-SMN910HCBK
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  • Compatable with Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Capacity: 6400 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
38.99 $38.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery for BlackBerry (CEL-Q10)
Item : 2554637 / Model : CEL-Q10
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  • Compatable with BlackBerry Q10
  • Capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
30.99 $30.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-Polymer Battery for Apple (CEL-IP5)
Item : 2554766 / Model : CEL-IP5
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  • Compatable with Apple iPhone 5
  • Capacity: 1440 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
18.99 $18.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery for Samsung (CEL-I9600HC-BL)
Item : 2554768 / Model : CEL-I9600HC-BL
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  • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Capacity: 5600 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
35.99 $35.99
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Nokia Refurbished OEM Original Replacement Battery BL-5H for Nokia Lumia 630 638 635 636
Item : 2117183 / Model : 2062482
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  • Product Description:1 x Nokia Lumia 630, 638, 635, 636 Standard Battery [OEM] BL-5H(A)
  • Note: For a better battery performance, please fully charge the battery before the first time usage
  • Rechargeable
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Blackberry Refurbished OEM Battery D-X1/BAT-17720-002 for Blackberry 8900 9530 9630 9650
Item : 2116891 / Model : 683501
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  • Product Description:1 x Battery
  • Stay connected to family and friends with an extra OEM battery power for your BlackBerry Curve 8900 / 9500
  • Rechargeable
10.99 $10.99
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Ultralast Cellular Phone Li-ion Battery for Apple (CEL-IP6PLS)
Item : 2554693 / Model : CEL-IP6PLS
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  • Compatable with Apple iPhone 6 Plus
  • Capacity: 2900 mAh
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery for superior performance
38.99 $38.99
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Nokia 5230 OEM Original Lithium Battery, Refurbished (1389056)
Item : 1979216 / Model : 1389056
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  • For a better battery performance, please fully charge the battery before the first time usage
  • Stay connected with families and friends by getting an extra battery for your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic/ N900/ X6/ 5230
  • Keep an extra battery charged and handy for those long meetings and conversations
7.49 $7.49
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Belkin BOOST UP Car Charger (12 watt/2.4 Amp)
Item : 1199558 / Model : F8J054BTBLK
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  • Car Charger with USB 2.0 port
  • 12 Watt/2.4 Amp
  • Charges 40% faster than 5 Watt charging
24.99 $24.99
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