More hunting on the web, and I found a place selling genuine Samsung batteries (as opposed to much cheaper batteries that the reviews seem to think are rip-offs) at eye-watering prices (I shouldn’t be surprised at the price, I suppose; I recently bought a new battery for my watch, and previously a new strap: the combined price was more than that of the original watch). I ordered one; it arrived promptly today; the phone is now fine. I have my life back.
Phone batteries are small and compact, so I was expecting a small parcel. I received the battery in a plastic wrapper, in a jiffy bag, in a plastic envelope:
|a lot to recycle…|