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Old June 28th, 2010, 04:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so i guess if u use your phone while charging, it actually uses the battery (which makes sense of course)

but after unplugging, goes down to like 89% because u were using while charging

i put it back on the charger without using to 100% and its been there for a while now... interesting

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i don't have this issue but alot of people have talked about it... i charge mine alllllll nite so it gets done at 100 percent and sits for probably 5 hours and when i unplug it it is still at 100.
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I use my phone on the charger a lot, in fact it almost ends up that way each night as I squeeze the last bit of use before having to plug it back in...

I use my phone a LOT, and I think the one downside is the heat that gets generated by doing this...

Still with a new battery being $10, does it really matter?

You should have no problem using the phone while plugged, but not sure how it works when you use it after it reaches 100%... People have said it reverts back to battery use, but when I start using it, I just disconnect it anyways... Since you can charge Li-Ions as often as you need, there's no point in leaving it plugged once you feel the need to use it...
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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It's not using the battery in any appreciable way while charging if the handset is off, and usually not even if it's on and active if the run-time current draw is sufficient to be supplied over USB. Most of the handsets I've worked with have intelligent PMICs that handle this kind of thing transparently.

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Old June 28th, 2010, 08:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Mine is plugged in right now while I'm surfing and it is still charging. I typically surf of an evening with it plugged in and it is always 100% when I finish.
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