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General General battery question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Skyholder, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. Skyholder

    Skyholder Well-Known Member
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    Curious anyone's thoughts on letting a battery completely drain, before charging VS pluggin it in every night, whether its low or not?
    Does it develope a "memory", and thereby cut the useable charge down?
    Thanks.
     

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  2. Podivin

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    Well, that big ol' can-o-worms just exploded open... :)

    Like most everything else, you'll find that folks disagree on the answer to this question.
    Personally, I'm of the 'plug it in whenever you want to' group because everything I know tells me that Li-ion batteries don't develop a memory like the old Ni-cads did.

    Go here, and read the 'optimizing your battery' thread, after that you can form your own opinion (or not, whichever).

    http://androidforums.com/htc-droid-eris/53708-everything-you-need-know-about-your-htc-eris.html
     
  3. Skyholder

    Skyholder Well-Known Member
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    Ahhhh, I will do just that!
    The reading, not the doing, just yet.
    And thanks!
     
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  5. Skyholder

    Skyholder Well-Known Member
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    THAT is a great thread! Thank you.
     

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