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# 173558 27-May-2015 15:37
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I've had an Xperia M for about 2 years and have thought about upgrading to the Z3 Compact,but I see the battery is non-replaceable.

From reading online you can replace but would require a service-person?
How long would you expect the battery to last, my X-M can run 4-5 days between charges,but 2-3 if I use Spotify daily.

I know the higher spec phones drain much faster,requiring daily charging,thats the main reason I've stuck with the M.

I'm not fussed on a 5"+ screen,4.5" is big enough and (apparently) you get at least 2 days from the latest Sony models,in saying that would look at other brands.....

Any thoughts out there?

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  # 1312851 27-May-2015 15:57
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How many times have you replaced the replaceable battery in your Xperia?

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  # 1312949 27-May-2015 17:15
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I use my S4 lighting, usually taking it from 95% down to 75% in a day, then charging. Sometimes I get it down to 50% if I listen to streaming music. Two years on the battery still works fine, but I might need to replace it in a year.

Most people replace their phones every 2-4 years, so it's probably not an issue. If your phone is away for a week to have the battery replaced you could think of it like a holiday...

I prefer to have a removable battery personally.


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  # 1313214 28-May-2015 01:55
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Haven't replaced the battery.
Timmmay,sounds about right on the new phone replacement,and so what if I didn't have the Phone for a few days if it needed the battery replaced......surely it wouldn't be the end of the world?!

Thanks for your feedback

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