What are the best Smartphones with removable battery?

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    #1LG V20

    LG V20

    LG V20 is the successor to the LG V10, with a 5.7-inch IPS main screen at QHD resolution that adds a secondary screen above for notifications and shortcuts. It has a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage. 

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    Stephanie Matthews
    Written on October 17, 2017
    "My LG phones have always been good - reliable & sturdy and pretty much my best phones. I like the special LG apps - not too much and always better than the standard. Love the knock code capability. The V20 is the best yet. Powerful, fast, big screen, plenty of storage. And the camera! Big, removable battery - this phone will last me for a long time."
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    #2Moto E4

    Moto E4

    The Moto E4 features a brilliant 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 425 or 427 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory, 8 and 5 megapixel cameras both with LED flash, 2800 mAh battery, Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

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    $123.99

    Nancy White
    Written on October 25, 2017
    "I love my Moto E4. There's nothing this smartphone can't do. When I chose it, it was important to me that I could remove the battery, this phone was capable of that and so much more. I highly recommend the Moto E4 for anyone in the market for a new phone."
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    #3Alcatel Idol 5S

    Alcatel Idol 5S
    The Alcaltel Idol 5S is an unlocked phone compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon networks allowing you to surf the web at 4G speed under an Android OS 7.1. It features also 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera.
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    Larry Payne
    Written on July 3, 2018
    "It has great cellular connectivity in my experience without the network slowing down as well as emergency function to change batteries in case of lowbatt situations!"

DID YOU KNOW

Did you know that a UC San Diego assistant professor says he has developed a sustainable and effective way to recycle lithium-ion batteries that have already reached their maximum number of charging cycles? As a solution to the short battery life problem that most mobile phone users have, 31-year-old UC San Diego nanoengineer Zhang Chen has found a way to recycle the lithium batteries of his six cellphones and five laptops. In his lab in the university, Chen and his colleagues were able to remove particles from a used battery, heat it up with a solution with lithium salt, and then put them into new batteries. According to his study, the new batteries have the same cycle and life with the old one. His team is still finding out ways to transform the process into an industrial scale, which if successful will definitely help reduce the cost of producing lithium-ion batteries, both financially and environmentally. Batteries are less harmful to the environment than burning oil and coal but its production takes a large toll, especially in areas where it is produced. In the so-called lithium triangle of Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia, where lithium is produced in its brine sites, the locals are afraid that the process will worsen the drought on water since producing one ton of lithium takes about half a million gallons of water. If Chen succeeds in making this process sustainable on an industrial scale, it will also reduce the cost of making battery-dependent products from Samsung and Panasonic.

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    #4Lava A97

    Lava A97

    Lava A97 is a dual-SIM smartphone manufactured by Lava International Ltd. which features 1GB RAM and 8GB storage expandable to 32GB, as well as dual camera and battery of 2350mAh.

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    Linda Simpson
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Are you tired of your cell phone always dying and having to constantly have it on the charger? This phone is amazing, you can take the old battery off to charge it while putting a fully charged battery on!"
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    #5LG G5

    LG G5

     LG G5 features are a 5.3-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable internal storage, dual 16 MP and 8 MP wide-angle rear camera t, a fingerprint scanner for increased security. and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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    Andrea Kelley
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "It's really hard to find a mobile phone that has a removable battery, so I was very pleased to find the LG G5. The battery life is already great to begin with, but I can have a recharged battery ready to go when my battery is depleted. No more waiting for my phone to charge! Highly recommend for this feature alone, though the phone offers many great features."
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    #6Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is an Android smartphone and is the fourth generation of Samsung's phablet,  with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD display, 1.9GHz octa-core processor or 2.7GHz quad-core processor (depending on region), 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, microSD slot expandable up to 64GB, 4G LTE cat. 6 connectivity, 16 Megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, autofocus & LED Flash and Front-Facing 3.7 Megapixel camera. Runs with Android v4.4.4 (KitKat).

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    Johnny Reyes
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "I am a huge iPhone guy and decided to give Samsung a chance. I will say this iPhone’s to me are superior in every way. Ease of use, speed, quality, functionality are all better on the iPhone! Highly not recommended!!"
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    #7CAT PHONES S60

    CAT PHONES S60

    The CAT S60 is the first cell phone with thermal imaging capabilities in the world. In just one simple touch, you can identify gaps in insulation and other electrical faults. It is also the worlds most waterproof smartphone. 

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    Justin Morris
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "I needed a smartphone with a removable battery. With the recent iPhone news, I need to be able to change the battery of the phone. When using the CAT PHONES S60, I find that they used far too much of the purchase price ensuring the phone will not break. This phone is not worth what it costs because I only need a removable battery. "
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    #8Blackview BV9000

    Blackview BV9000
    Blackview BV9000 is a smartphone that has 4180mAh battery capacity. The screen size is 5.7 inches 18:9 HD+full screen display. It is shockproof, waterproof and dustproof makes it suitable for adventurous people.
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    Gregory Chapman
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "The Blackview BV9000 is a waterproof, rugged phone that features Android 7.1. It packs a lot of RAM and has a premium look to it. The battery is remvoable for quick and easy change if necessary. However, the phone itself is plagued with problems connecting to cellular networks. It might be worth looking at other devices."
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    #9Kyocera DuraForce

    Kyocera DuraForce

    Kyocera DuraForce is a quality phone that can be used up to 20 hours and has 19 days standby time. It is impact-resistant and has 13MP rear camera. Suited for the continuous shoot, time lapse, slow motion and more.

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    Catherine Phillips
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "Kyocera DuraForce has excellent battery life. Unfortunately, the battery is not removable, however."
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    #10Spice F302

    Spice F302

    Spice F302 is a dual-SIM smartphone available in Amazon India. This 5-inch display smartphone features 8GB internal memory expandable up to 32 GB. This has 2400 mAh battery and runs on Android v7.0 Nougat OS.

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    Ruth Chavez
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "After having several of the batteries die in phones that I could not remove the battery to replace. I decided to ditch the norm and look for a phone that had a removable battery so I could replace the battery and not the phone. The Spice F02 was a great choice. Has great battery life and great storage with all the features I need."
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    #11Onida i455

    Onida i455

    Onida i450 is a dual-SIM smartphone manufactured by Onida based in India. This 4.5-inch smartphone features 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory. This runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat OS. The battery has 1800mAh.

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    Willie Young
    Written on April 18, 2018
    " The Onida i455 in no way rates among the "best" smartphones with removable battery. On a national basis LG LG V20, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy J7 LTE and Motorola Moto G5 Dual Sim are better models. The Onida i455 mobile has 4.5" display with a screen resolution of 480 x 854 pixels and runs on Android v4.4 (Kitkat) operating system. The pone has Quad core, 1.3 GHz processor paired with 1 GB of RAM. As far as the battery is concerned it has 1800 mAh. "
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    #12LG Stylo 3

    LG Stylo 3

    The LG Stylo 3 is a larger and powerful phone with a 5.7-inch screen. It runs on Android 7.0, providing users with all the power of a small computer. It also offers easy connectivity to the Internet.

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    $179.99

    KiddNemes1s .
    Written on September 14, 2018
    "Was free for a while at Metro. Best bang for buck of all time. Dual sim/sd, responsive, good at everything imho. Easy removable back."
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    #13Onida i505

    Onida i505

    Onida i505 is a dual-SIM smartphone manufactured by Onida based in India. This 5-inch smartphone features 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory. This runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. The battery has 1800mAh. It is now currently unavailable.

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    $78.64

    Melissa Stephens
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "The i505 has great, large screen as well as a removable battery. It's a great android that not many people have heard of."
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    #14Moto G5 Dual Sim

    Moto G5 Dual Sim

    The 5th generation of the Moto G is a mid-range price phone with all the features you expect on a premium phone: excellent screen, fingerprint reader, Android 7.0, dual-SIM tray, 13 MP camera and a battery of 2800mAh.

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    Albert King
    Written on November 3, 2017
    "My family was look for an inexpensive phone and happened to come across the Motorola Moto G5. It was everything we needed for our son's first phone. It comes with a lithium ion battery. I have heard these phones can last quite a long while especially with the removable battery being able to be swapped out once it is finally worn out. Overall this is a great starter phone for my son."
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    #15Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1BBCAZZM

    Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1BBCAZZM

    Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1BBCAZZM is a handheld tablet operating in Windows E8. This multitouch smartphone is measured 5 inches. It features AT&T or Verizon micro SIM slots, 8MP camera, and NFC. This can be pre-ordered but temporarily out of stock.


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    Steven Bell
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "At a price of $2000, this phone better come with more than a removable battery. This is a rugged tablet and not necessarily a smart phone. At 8inches this would probably not fit in someone's pocket for every day use as a smart phone, definitely not my first pick!"

Summary

Best What are the best Smartphones with removable battery
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1LG V20Electronics 20 Paid
2Moto E4Electronics 17 Paid
3Alcatel Idol 5SElectronics 9 Paid
4Lava A97Electronics 9 Paid
5LG G5Electronics 8 Paid
6Samsung Galaxy Note 4Electronics 8 Paid
7CAT PHONES S60Electronics 8 Paid
8Blackview BV9000Electronics 8 Paid
9Kyocera DuraForceElectronics 8 Paid
10Spice F302Electronics 8 Paid
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