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Thursday, September 07, 2006

eo: Extended Battery first test results

Jeffrey Graebner has just posted the results of his tests using the just started to be shipped eo V7110 Extended Battery from TabletKiosk.

I ran a test against my new eo v7110 extended battery using Battery Eater Pro. During this test, it measured a minimum battery life of 3:05:23. In my earlier test against the standard battery, the same test recorded a minimum battery life of 1:35:02....

...It is very important to keep in mind that the standard test with Battery Eater Pro is designed to stress the system as much as possible with a goal of identifying a minimum battery life. Both tests were also run with wi-fi and Bluetooth active and with the screen at 50% brightness. Most of the time, the battery is going to last quite a bit longer during real world use. I frequently have seen a battery life of over 2 hours with the standard battery, which means that the extended battery is likely to often last for 4 hours or longer.

The expected result for a Battery with 6 cells, exactly the double of cells than what we have in the Standard Battery. With BT OFF, WiFi ON (Browsing) and 25% of Brightness this battery should last around 4 hours. I have to add that we have another Extended Battery coming soon made by UNIFIRM. This battery will have 9 cells so the battery life will be in the range of 4.5 to 6.5 hours. Off course, with this battery by UNIFIRM the eo v7110 will look a little bit bigger and heavier than with this 6 cell battery from TabletKiosk.


  1. Results in conformity.
    One did not have to expect any miracle.

    Let us be thus satisfied.

  2. It would be also interesting to know the new weight of the EO with the extended battery.

  3. I'll tell you when I get home. It feels a little heavier. I just got mine.

  4. It is definitely a bit heavier and also feels more top-heavy than before. I don't really have a scale that is suitable for figuring out the exact weight, but it feels like it is probably about 1/4-1/2 pound heavier.


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