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Best phone with removable battery?

My phone is the LG G4 and I really like the removable battery. Especially when I lost power for over a week or when I'm traveling or forget to charge my phone. I don't really understand why the G6 and G7 don't have removable batteries in exchange for better water resistance. I've never dunked my phone in a fish bowl or taken it with me swimming.

It doesn't seem like the flagship phones from Samsung have a removable battery either.

So what would be the best current phone with a removable battery?

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Best phone with removable battery

SAMSUNG J7 NXT (BLACK, 16 GB ROM, 2 GB RAM)

Key Features
13 Megapixel Primary Camera
5 Megapixel Front Camera
1.6 GHz Octa-core processor
5.5-inch Super AMOLED Display
2GB RAM and 16GB Internal Storage

Cost- 8,994
Built-in Camera Features
● Built in flash Yes
Camera Position
● Front camera (Yes/No) Yes
● Rear Camera (Yes/No) Yes
HD Features
● HD Recording Yes
Camera Features
● Digital zoom Yes
● Video recording Yes
● Auto Focus Yes
Formats Supported
● Music playback format MP4/ M4V
● Video playback format 3GP/ 3G2/ WMV/ ASF/ AVI/ FLV/ MKV/ WEBM
Connectivity
● 2G Network Yes
● Bluetooth Yes
● NFC No
● USB Yes
● Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
2G Connectivity
● 2G Specifications GSM850/ GSM900/ DCS1800/ PCS1900
3G Connectivity
● 3G Specifications UTMS B1(2100)/ B2(1900)/ B5(850)/ B8(900)
4G Connectivity
● 4G Specifications FDD LTE B1(2100)/ B3(1800)/ B5(850)/ B7(2600)/ B8(900)/ B20(800)
Audio Ports
● Audio Jack 3.5
Bluetooth Connectivity
● Bluetooth specifications v4.1
Internet Connectivity
● Internet connectable Yes
Mobile Hotspot Connectivity
● Mobile Hotspot capability Yes
Navigation Technology
● Navigation technology GPS/ Glonass
Look and Feel
● Colour Black
Colour Option
● Colour family Black
Sim Features
● SIM size Micro SIM
General
● Mobile type Touchscreen
Main Product Features
● simtype Dual SIM (LTE + LTE)
Display Features
● Display type HD
● Multi-touch Yes
● Screen size range 5.5 - 6.0 inches
● Screen color support Yes
Battery Features
● Battery Yes
Cable Type
● USB cable Yes
Service and Support
● Product warranty-Coverage 1 Year
memory
● Call history Yes
● Internal memory 16 GB
● Memory card slot Yes
Features
● Call waiting Yes
● Call forwarding Yes
Voice controlled
● Skype voice call Yes
Video Facitility
● Video call Yes
Mobile Depth Range
● Depth range 6 to 8
Capacity
● Battery Capacity range 3000-3500
Operating System Supported
● Operating system range Nougat
Operating System
● Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
Processor Features
● Processor cores Octa Core
● Processor speed range 1.5 - 2
Processor
● Processor speed 1.6 GHz
Internal Memory
● Internal Memory range 16 GB - 32 GB
● RAM 2 GB
External Memory
● Memory card type Microsd
Phonebook Memory
● Phone book memory Yes
Email Function
● Email capable Yes
Messaging Features
● Text / Instant Messaging Yes
Accelerometer Sensor
● Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor
● Proximity Yes
Built-in Speaker
● Built-In speaker Yes
Application
● USB version 2
Mobile Depth
● Depth 7.6 mm
Mobile Phone Width
● Width Range 75 to 80
● Width 78.6 mm
Mobile Height
● Height range 150 and above
● Height 152.4 mm
Mobile Phone Weight
● Weight Range 150 and above
Kitchen Appliance Weight
● Weight 170 g
Handset Feature
● Handset Yes
Accessories In the Box
● Charger Yes
Manufacturer Details
● Brand Samsung
Technology - Primary
● Data Generation Supported 3G
4G
External Card Slot
● Maximum Card Capacity Supported 256GB
Battery
● Capacity 3000mAh
Screen Specifications
● Size 5.5Inches
● Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Primary Camera
● Photo Resolution 13MP
Selfie Camera
● Photo Resolution 5MP
Software Features
● Multi-Window Yes

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I don't see that

Post was last edited on October 21, 2018 7:06 AM PDT

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As you can find what flagship phones are out there.

I'll share I recently replaced my LG G4 with a Moto G 5th gen. It goes for days and if I need a top up I could pull out a battery to do so.

Like these https://www.techradar.com/news/top-portable-chargers

I did put my iPhone 5s and 6 into a Mopie battery case and the 5s would go a week and the 6 5 to 7 days.

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I think....

....you meant to say a "Mophie" battery case. Grin

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You're right.

It's a challenge to get the name right all the time. I still remember having a Morphie battery pack. That must have been some rare thing since I can't find it now. The name stuck with me as it was to me a play on the word "morph". As in "change smoothly from one thing to another by small gradual steps.

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RE: Best phone with removable battery?

Check out the LG G5. It has a removable battery, a Snapdragon Processor and offers Quick charge 3.0 to charge your battery in minutes.

Unnecessary link to shop removed by moderator.

Post was last edited on September 3, 2018 1:08 AM PDT

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Nokia for me

For me, tried and tested and I am still currently using it is NOKIA Asha series.

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nice

ok

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I think....

The current demand for water/dust/shock resistant phones is forcing the manufacturers to move away from consumer replaceable batteries and make more sealed devices. I think this is a current trend that is not likely to change soon. There will always be certain devices offered with removable batteries, but there are becoming more scarce as time goes on.

I do realize that most current users don't plan to go swimming with their phones, but sometimes the "what if" thought comes to mind.

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