Samsung launching Galaxy S enhanced battery case

A reader’s just forwarded us the latest Samsung email newsletter, which reveals the company’s plans to launch a chunky battery-enhancement pack to increase the battery life of the Galaxy S. It’s not just a replacement battery, it’s a completely new housing for the entire phone.

It’s all in German, so consider this us putting the “Euro” into EuroDroid for once.

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Thanks to Daniel for the message, who says the text says the battery pack adds 8.5 hours to the rated talk time of the Galaxy S and an additional 500 hours of standby time. We could’ve worked that out, German’s pretty easy to approximate.

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  1. Wow.

    That’s utterly hideous.

  2. That is the ugliest upgrade I have ever seen. Why can’t they simply explore a different battery material (Li-Poly for example that they love sending reviewers so it’s created already)? Supporting 2.2 will help this issue some apparently, but again this is not a primarily software issue – the screen takes up 50-80% of the battery on average.

    Why the hell should I make my new phone look like crap to fix their bad design flaws?

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