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Charging my nexus 7

by Ben.meyer
Tags: charging, nexus
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Ben.meyer
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Apr12-13, 06:55 PM
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Should I drain my battery on my Nexus before charging it again?
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Routaran
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Apr12-13, 07:04 PM
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No. With the newer batteries, it's bad for them to be completely drained before charging. If possible, avoid completely draining the battery.
meBigGuy
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Aug4-13, 02:37 AM
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Maximum life for lithium batteries is at 70% charge and in the refrigerator. The capacity decreases with every charge cycle so the more you discharge and charge it, the faster it will lose total capacity. With a properly designed charger it seems you would always be better off using the charger to reduce the discharge/charge cycles. The additional loss due to being at 100% charge is probably not an issue.


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