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Smartphones with Removable Batteries 2021

Do smartphones with removable batteries still exist in 2021? Where can you find them? Are they worth the trouble? Keep reading to find out.

Why buy smartphones with removable batteries?

It’s projected that in 2030 electronic waste will reach around 75 metric tons. Should you care? It’s your choice. Regardless, buying a green phone or smartphone can offset the impact.

If you hesitate whether to buy a smartphone where you can replace a battery you may find below reasons useful.

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No need replace your phone every 3-4 years when itโ€™s battery is dead. Hence, replacing a battery is less expensive than replacing the entire phone.

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Replace your battery anytime with a new one if yours becomes weak. You can even choose higher-capacity battery for your phone for longer battery life. In addition, smartphone with a removable battery will be easier to repair if it has other issues besides a dead or weak battery.

useful for the planet

What do you do with your phone after its battery dies? Dump it? That’s what we usually do. Unless you know where to dispose of electronic waste. Alternatively, you can reuse your phone by replacing the battery when it dies and contribute less trash to the planet.

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Note that there are still modern smartphones which have replaceable battery. See their list below along with online stores where you can buy them.

Where to buy smartphones with removable batteries in 2021?

There are plenty of online stores where you can buy green smartphones. If you prefer buying at retail stores ask for below green models.


Amazon offers plenty of shipping options along with special discounts for Prime members.

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

Motorola Moto E6


Below eBay links provide relevant search results. You can find great deals there as well.

Gigaset GS5 (Made in Germany, 2021 powerful smartphone)

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5

Gigaset GS4 (Made in Germany powerful smartphone)

Gigaset GS3 (Made in Germany powerful smartphone)

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

Motorola Moto E6

Motorola Moto E6 Plus

Less modern, yet powerful smartphones

You can also opt for less modern smartphones. Yet, they are still powerful enough for modern needs:

Of course, if you don’t use smartphones, old cellular phones have replaceable batteries as well.

Found another phone and doubt whether it has a replaceable battery? Enter and search for a model there. You’ll see in the phone model’s description whether it has a removable battery.

Do you want to share your experience or the green smartphone model you use? Feel free to share them in comments with the world ๐Ÿ™‚

Environment will thank you

I believe each contribution towards a greener world matters. Make small steps along with millions of others. Accumulated steps will make a difference!

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Discover newer 2022 smartphones with removable battery.