New LG G5 camera module £5.25 Amazon add on (Sold by total digital stores and Fulfilled by Amazon
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New LG G5 camera module £5.25 Amazon add on (Sold by total digital stores and Fulfilled by Amazon

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Found 31st Dec 2017
I recently bought an LG G5 and ordered the camera module from CEX. Second hand it cost me £8 + £1.50 P&P. I was looking to buy another battery & charger and found this (talk about gutted!). It's available new from Amazon for £5.25 as an add-on item or £5.25 with free P&P from other vendors2868430.jpgIf nothing else it adds an extra 1200mAh battery which can be used to top up the existing phone battery...
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Arjun76 m ago

Already posted …Already posted https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-g5-cam-plus-1-led-li-ion-at-amazon-at-545-add-on-item-sold-by-2m-trading-and-fulfilled-by-amazon-2846399


Bit harsh.. That was nearly a month ago, let the OP have some heat
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Sweet, thanks. Could do with the sound module
Arjun76 m ago

Already posted …Already posted https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-g5-cam-plus-1-led-li-ion-at-amazon-at-545-add-on-item-sold-by-2m-trading-and-fulfilled-by-amazon-2846399


Bit harsh.. That was nearly a month ago, let the OP have some heat
I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but looking for a good replacement. Only good one seems to be polarcell on ebay but price chsnges from 16 quid to currently 26 quid. All the others havrme been reported by reviewers as low quality fakes but polarcell is a good german company.

This camera module can boost capacity nice too for a fiver! But not sure if it affects fast charging?

I got a quick charger battery pack from amazon and it hasn't worked but I use a usb micro to usb c adapter. Not sure if that supports quick charging or not
Been this price for months
jameshothothot8 m ago

I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but …I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but looking for a good replacement. Only good one seems to be polarcell on ebay but price chsnges from 16 quid to currently 26 quid. All the others havrme been reported by reviewers as low quality fakes but polarcell is a good german company.This camera module can boost capacity nice too for a fiver! But not sure if it affects fast charging?I got a quick charger battery pack from amazon and it hasn't worked but I use a usb micro to usb c adapter. Not sure if that supports quick charging or not


Amazon used to sell the official LG one which was good, but no longer, which is a shame
revdesol21 m ago

Bit harsh.. That was nearly a month ago, let the OP have some heat …Bit harsh.. That was nearly a month ago, let the OP have some heat


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Brilliant.

Use it to keep the battery on your G5 A1. Might be worth buying 2 if compact enough for general use.
Saying that, the best thing bout the G5 is the battery just slides out at the bottom.

Future proof, but how do they make long term money without the usual planned obsolescence?
Edited by: "LadyEleanor" 31st Dec 2017
herrbz12 m ago

Amazon used to sell the official LG one which was good, but no longer, …Amazon used to sell the official LG one which was good, but no longer, which is a shame


I use to have a Ferrari which was good, but no longer, which is a shame
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gr8h8me20 m ago

I use to have a Ferrari which was good, but no longer, which is a shame


I have a bugatti veyron
I use uber
I am baffled.
Edited by: "boss911999" 31st Dec 2017
The only way I can charge or use my lg g5 is with the camera add on. The original and the dac bottoms won't work anymore.
Darzen27 m ago

The only way I can charge or use my lg g5 is with the camera add on. The …The only way I can charge or use my lg g5 is with the camera add on. The original and the dac bottoms won't work anymore.


Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a tenner.

replacebase.co.uk/lg-g5-parts/?gclid=CJnO68jXqNQCFUEo0wod6BwPZA

Can buy a new bottom piece too if charging issues.

UK based supplier with physical warehouse so should be all OEM.
Edited by: "jdraper" 31st Dec 2017
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Arjun71 h, 56 m ago

Already posted …Already posted https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-g5-cam-plus-1-led-li-ion-at-amazon-at-545-add-on-item-sold-by-2m-trading-and-fulfilled-by-amazon-2846399


To be fair I didn't notice that offer from a month ago - also this deal is cheaper!
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jdraper10 m ago

Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a …Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a tenner.replacebase.co.uk/lg-g5-parts/?gclid=CJnO68jXqNQCFUEo0wod6BwPZACan buy a new bottom piece too if charging issues.UK based supplier with physical warehouse so should be all OEM.


You know I'm glad I went for the LG G5 - the Achilles heal of any device is it's charge port - with the LG G5 you have the luxury of swapping out the charge port - I don't know of any other flagship device that allows you to do that! The last phone I had to take care of with a removable battery was the BB Q10, never had a problem with battery life as there was always a freshly charge battery to swap out. The only thing that killed it was the damage to the USB port (it caused the handset to restart - so whilst a fresh battery could be used the transfer of data would fail - even over bluetooth!)
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herrbz1 h, 38 m ago

Been this price for months


No, no it hasn't - I ended up having to buy a second hand one from CEX as no where else had stock. Thanks for you input all the same...
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jameshothothot1 h, 58 m ago

I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but …I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but looking for a good replacement. Only good one seems to be polarcell on ebay but price chsnges from 16 quid to currently 26 quid. All the others havrme been reported by reviewers as low quality fakes but polarcell is a good german company.This camera module can boost capacity nice too for a fiver! But not sure if it affects fast charging?I got a quick charger battery pack from amazon and it hasn't worked but I use a usb micro to usb c adapter. Not sure if that supports quick charging or not


I checked the Cam Plus manual and it reports less than 200 minutes to charge the 1200mAh battery and lists both 5v or 9v, it states output consumption @ 500mA, but I couldn't find any reference to QC the main battery...
Also OTG devices aren't recognised by the camera module ;-(
It only charges the phone when the camera unit is active. Otherwise it's passive and can accept charge.
aLV42628 m ago

No, no it hasn't - I ended up having to buy a second hand one from CEX as …No, no it hasn't - I ended up having to buy a second hand one from CEX as no where else had stock. Thanks for you input all the same...


Yes it has. There's a reason it's so cheap, much as I like my G5
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Battery life is shocking on my G5 - 6 hours at best. The spare is the same (from the official G5 battery kit). I have one of the camera modules but it doesn't help much. Would love to find a decent replacement battery
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herrbz3 m ago

Yes it has. There's a reason it's so cheap, much as I like my G5[Image]


Yet your screen shot clearly shows this is the first time it's ever been on sale for £5.25...?
I had a camera module delivered yesterday as I figured the extra battery would help keep it going for a full day. With a bit of testing yesterday I found that after activating the charging by pressing a button on the module, the battery level on my phone actually went down! The phone just got warm, even on airplane mode.
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Chugalug3 m ago

I had a camera module delivered yesterday as I figured the extra battery …I had a camera module delivered yesterday as I figured the extra battery would help keep it going for a full day. With a bit of testing yesterday I found that after activating the charging by pressing a button on the module, the battery level on my phone actually went down! The phone just got warm, even on airplane mode.


You are doing it wrong (I take it you bought a brand new module - they come with a detailed instruction manual complete with pictures)! Give it a full charge and it should work as designed - is there an orange light on the module?
What exactly do you think I've done wrong?
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Chugalug3 m ago

What exactly do you think I've done wrong?


This bit "activating the charging by pressing a button on the module" - the button turns the module on or off - when off the internal 1200mAh battery can top up the main battery, but obviously this only occurs when there is sufficient charge. The detail is in the manual...
aLV4262 m ago

This bit "activating the charging by pressing a button on the module" - …This bit "activating the charging by pressing a button on the module" - the button turns the module on or off - when off the internal 1200mAh battery can top up the main battery, but obviously this only occurs when there is sufficient charge. The detail is in the manual...


There's a bunch of buttons on there. It's actually a switch which turns it on and off. pressing any of the buttons is what activates the charging function for the ~6 minutes or so it lasts, as can be seen by the charging symbol in the battery indicator and the red led when the screen is off. Tell me, have you read the manual?
jdraper1 h, 3 m ago

Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a …Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a tenner.replacebase.co.uk/lg-g5-parts/?gclid=CJnO68jXqNQCFUEo0wod6BwPZACan buy a new bottom piece too if charging issues.UK based supplier with physical warehouse so should be all OEM.


How has that battery been? I liked the look of them but then researching fake batteries showed their batteries look the same as the other dodgy ones other places sell. So some reviews say doesn't hold charge well or get a not recognised error from third party ones. Hence why I leant towards polarcell from germany.

But if this is good this was my original first choice. They are on ebay too.
Never heard of the add on thing from Amazon. I pay fro prime and always though that postage was free for me. It should not be dependant on me buying other items or there is no point in me having amazon prime.
jameshothothot2 h, 53 m ago

I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but …I recently got 2nd hand g5 from magpie on ebay for 169? Battery is ok but looking for a good replacement. Only good one seems to be polarcell on ebay but price chsnges from 16 quid to currently 26 quid. All the others havrme been reported by reviewers as low quality fakes but polarcell is a good german company.This camera module can boost capacity nice too for a fiver! But not sure if it affects fast charging?I got a quick charger battery pack from amazon and it hasn't worked but I use a usb micro to usb c adapter. Not sure if that supports quick charging or not



Whenever I have looked at cables for the G5 it has said they will not fast charge uisng them. I think you need a special one due to the capacity or something. There are some articles about it online.
revdesol3 h, 40 m ago

Sweet, thanks. Could do with the sound module



You can get the sound module on ebay for £30 which is a good price considering the improvements it makes.
jdraper2 h, 16 m ago

Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a …Replaced my battery for OEM for less than a tenner.replacebase.co.uk/lg-g5-parts/?gclid=CJnO68jXqNQCFUEo0wod6BwPZACan buy a new bottom piece too if charging issues.UK based supplier with physical warehouse so should be all OEM.


Cheers for this, just ordered a new battery from there as mine only lasts a couple of hours.
The official one is rubbish. This is even more pointless.
jameshothothot9 h, 5 m ago

How has that battery been? I liked the look of them but then researching …How has that battery been? I liked the look of them but then researching fake batteries showed their batteries look the same as the other dodgy ones other places sell. So some reviews say doesn't hold charge well or get a not recognised error from third party ones. Hence why I leant towards polarcell from germany.But if this is good this was my original first choice. They are on ebay too.


New battery has been great and took seconds to change. They are UK based so I doubt it's a copy and would be OEM.

Generally the G5 battery life isn't that great regardless as the screen just chews up power but for just over a tenner was well worth it.
jdraper10 m ago

New battery has been great and took seconds to change. They are UK based …New battery has been great and took seconds to change. They are UK based so I doubt it's a copy and would be OEM.Generally the G5 battery life isn't that great regardless as the screen just chews up power but for just over a tenner was well worth it.


Thanks! This was the link that scared me

imgur.com/gal…RJi

it says "real" batteries have an indent and "fake" don't.

the replacebase look "fake"

that said, the 'about' on replacebase suggests they looked for quality spares from OEM but a lot of the reviews on amazon for replacement batteries were poor, maybe they're fake OEMS?

replacebase.co.uk/for…em/

much appreciated as the reason I got the lg g5 was because it was the fastest phone with replaceable battery. My previous phone was samsung galaxy note 2 and was easy to buy an anker or official one
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