- 11-07-2011, 05:36 PM #26
Again, each time you completely drain, then charge, reduces the longevity of the battery.
- 11-07-2011, 09:23 PM #27
- 11-07-2011, 09:31 PM #28
- 11-07-2011, 11:19 PM #29
- 11-07-2011, 11:22 PM #30
- 11-07-2011, 11:45 PM #31
Lithium battery life is actually extended by only partially discharging, as there is less stress on the battery than what happens in a full charge/discharge cycle.
There are positive results to be had by charging often and not letting your phone battery get very low.
Whether or not any of us see the actual difference in the life of our phones is another question.
There is a nice website - battery university - that debunks most of the myths around batteries of all technologies.
- 11-08-2011, 05:33 AM #32
Lithium batteries are not like nicad batteries. Nicad batteries need to be discharged regularly to break loose the crystals that cause them to have memory. Lithium batteries do not have this problem.