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Battery for Motorola Defy Mobile Phone

The Motorola Defy is powered by a 1540 mAh lithium battery which is rechargeable. The battery for Motorola Defy mobile phone is removable, so fitting a replacement requires no technical skills. Original Motorola Defy batteries have the product code HF5X and they are 3.8 volt batteries that offer up to 238 hours of standby time and 6 hours and 48 minutes of talk-time.

Motorola Defy rechargeable batteries

Motorola Defy mobile phone batteries are known as lithium polymer batteries, or lithium-ion polymer batteries. You will often see this abbreviated to Li-ion, LiPo, LIP or Li-poly. The batteries are always rechargeable and are made in a lightweight pouch format. Lithium polymer batteries are different from cylindrical and prismatic cell batteries because they are flexible and light, whereas these other batteries are rigid and heavier.

Replacement Motorola Defy battery

The lithium-ion battery in your Motorola Defy will last for between 500 and 1,500 charges. This means that your phone's battery will eventually fail and need replacing. Original HF5X replacement batteries are available and you can also buy unbranded Motorola Defy batteries .

Technology to prevent damage from overcharging is built into a Motorola Defy battery. This works by dropping the charge rate to a trickle charge once the battery is fully charged.

There are other ways a lithium battery, like the one used in your Motorola Defy, can become damaged. These batteries are vulnerable to over-discharge, overheating, short circuit, crush and penetration. Damage of this kind can cause battery failure and may cause the battery to rupture, leak and catch fire. Risk of this kind of damage is minimal if you take good care of your phone and its battery.

Ensuring that your Motorola battery remains cool and prevents full power discharge will stop any damage and help the battery last much longer. Since the Motorola Defy battery is easily removed and replaced, swapping it with a charged spare when power becomes low will prevent it running too low.

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