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Hello , i need to replace my tom tom 300 , the battery .

But im not sure where to finde it , can any uone tell me where can i finde this type of battery type:MALAGA BATTERY cell: samsung icr18650-22 capacity:2200mah . thank you

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Ebay is your best option , search for " tomtom battery "

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I think this will do it. Make sure to pop your 300 open first, to see if the battery you need is this shape and size.

This is 3.7 volt, 2300 amp/hour. If your 300 is like my Rider 2, the stock battery is 2200 AH. This one is just a little better (higher capacity), but should work (slightly) better than stock.

Good luck.


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