07-19-2011, 04:58 PM
| | Re: BT50 and BT51 batteries
In article <cYCdnTeRtqmyfLnTnZ2dnUVZ_q2dnZ2d@giganews.com>,
Richard B. Gilbert <email@example.com> wrote:
>On 7/18/2011 4:17 PM, David Arnstein wrote:
>> I have been using Motorola W755 phone which shipped with a BT51 battery.
>> I just received a W766 phone and it arrived with a BT50 battery.
>> I did a quick google search and it leads me to believe that these
>> batteries are interchangable, but the BT51 has higher capacity.
>> So I am thinking that I should just use BT51 batteries. Why did the
>> newer phone ship with a less capable battery? Was Motorola just trying
>> to save a few pennies?
>My first thought is that they matched the battery to the needs of the
Agree. Also to the OP: one, or both of your batteries may be non-Motorola
fakes. The label on the outside may be totally arbitrary as the two models
are physically interchangeable. I have taken to using a small digital
scale to compare "like" cells and have, not surprisingly found, that a
battery labelled as higher capacity may actually weigh _less_; and vice