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How to determine if your Nokia battery should be replaced


Here are a few illustrations to help you determine if your Nokia battery is part of the defective stock that was brought in:

Nokia has announced an exchange program for a limited number of Nokia-branded chargers manufactured by a third party supplier. We have determined that the plastic covers of the affected chargers could come loose and separate, exposing the charger’s internal components and potentially posing an electric shock hazard if certain internal components are touched while the charger is plugged into a live socket.

While we are not aware of any incidents or injuries related to the affected chargers, as a precautionary measure, we will exchange affected charger models free-of-charge.

The affected chargers are those manufactured by BYD between June 15, 2009 and August 9, 2009 and with the following model types:


and those manufactured by BYD between April 13, 2009 and October 25, 2009 and with the following model type




After determining if your charger is affected, you can submit the serial number to avail of the exchange.

By Jayvee Fernandez

Jayvee Fernandez is a tech enthusiast and sitting Techbology Editor for The Philippine STAR.

He is also an EAN certified SCUBA Diver and underwater photographer based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His photos and videos have appeared in various international and local publications including Random House Germany, Discovery Channel Canada, and CNN.

2 replies on “How to determine if your Nokia battery should be replaced”

how can we avail the exchange for the said charger? i have a chrger with ac-3e and ac-4u which was bought recently and last year. what if i already lost my receipt? will it still be possible for replacement? thank you.

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