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Wii U GamePad High Capacity Battery Installation and Test

Wii U GamePad High Capacity Battery Installation and Test

by Steve CullumFebruary 6, 2014

I recently received my high-capacity battery for my Wii U GamePad. After unboxing it last week, I sat down to test the old battery, install the new battery, and test the new one. What did I find? Did the new high-capacity battery live up to what it claimed? Check out the video to find out.

My Test Results:
Built-In Battery: approx. 4 hours
High-Capacity Battery: approx. 7 hours

High-Capacity Battery Specs:
Battery Capacity: 2550mAh / 9.2 Wh
Battery Voltage: 3.6V

Installation requires a size 0 screwdriver (not included).

Price at the time of purchase: $32 + shipping/handling

Where I bought it:
Nintendo Online Store

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Opening scene by Alexandre Trottier
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About The Author
Steve Cullum
Steve is a Senior Editor for NintendoFuse. He has been a Nintendo fan since the NES and Game Boy. His favorite types of games are action platformers, multiplayer “party” games, and any game that is pure fun and pulls him in for hours. Steve has been blogging for NintendoFuse since 2008.

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