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- Battery Life -- Buying Used Palm
- Hugh Cowan
December 2, 2004, 7:01 pm
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Thanks to everyone's help I finally decided on what Palm to try and
get (the Tungsten E). Some people have mentioned looking through ebay
to get one cheaper.
In my reading I have noticed that the battery (life) seems to get
quite a bit of attention. If I understand correctly, the battery for
most PDAs (including the Tungsten E) have an internal battery that
cannot be replaced.
Is this correct? Does this mean that you (ie: the user) cannot
replace it, or it cannot be replaced at all (in other words, when the
battery goes, so does the PDA)?
If so -- does anyone know what the lifespan on the lithium battery is?
Does it specifically have a life span, or could it go on for ever (in
That being said, does anyone have an opinions on getting a used Palm
with respect to battery life? I obviously don't want to get a Palm
with a battery that dies a few months later.
I realize that this is *always* a possibility when buying anything
used -- but is this something that one needs to be concerned with more
Has anyone ever had a battery replaced? How much does it cost?
Thanks so much.