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Old Nov 6, 2012, 01:56 PM   #1
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Battery life is amazing so far

I'm on my first charge and so far the battery is crazy amazing!

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Old Nov 6, 2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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The battery life I amazing on the mini. When we picked ours up at the Apple store on Saturday it had 56% remaining in battery life.

After being used all weekend it finally died late last night.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 02:26 PM   #3
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I agree that the battery life is fantastic!
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 02:37 PM   #4
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So since its using the lighting charger now, does it charge a lot faster? Because that is what annoyed me about the full sized ones that take forever....
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 02:47 PM   #5
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So since its using the lighting charger now, does it charge a lot faster? Because that is what annoyed me about the full sized ones that take forever....
I was roughly 3 and a bit hours to go from dead to 100%.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 03:38 PM   #6
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So since its using the lighting charger now, does it charge a lot faster? Because that is what annoyed me about the full sized ones that take forever....
No, it's just the opposite. The mini ships with a 5W charger (same as iPhone), so it charges slower.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 04:00 PM   #7
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My battery life is great as well! Still going strong since its first full recharge on Saturday night.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 11:42 PM   #8
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No, it's just the opposite. The mini ships with a 5W charger (same as iPhone), so it charges slower.
But the battery is around a third smaller. So overall I think it still charges faster than the full size iPad even when only getting 5w.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 03:06 PM   #9
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yeah, my battery on my mini is awesome too!!!
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 02:17 AM   #10
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I currently have 11 hours 44 mins usage, 48 hours of standby and 17% left.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 02:21 AM   #11
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I got about 14 hrs of use from my first charge. Mostly web browsing.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 02:48 AM   #12
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13 hours for me mostly web browsing and some video. Excellent battery life.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 03:22 AM   #13
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I would absolutely love to know if the 10w charger will charge the iPad mini faster or if it is limited to only draw 5w of battery. I have no idea where my original iPad charger went (I moved from college to home to another house this weekend and it disappeared). I could swear my iPhone charged much faster using the 10w iPad charger, even though the iPhone is only supposed to draw 5w to charge.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 07:00 AM   #14
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I would absolutely love to know if the 10w charger will charge the iPad mini faster or if it is limited to only draw 5w of battery. I have no idea where my original iPad charger went (I moved from college to home to another house this weekend and it disappeared). I could swear my iPhone charged much faster using the 10w iPad charger, even though the iPhone is only supposed to draw 5w to charge.
It's been proven that the 5w charger that it comes with will charge it in ~4 hours while the 12w charger will charge it in ~2 hours.
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 03:09 PM   #15
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My battery feels like the gas gauge on my old hummer. The battery sux. I'm shocked. It's not as good as my ipad3 which IS terrible. And I know how to a battery properly.
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Old Nov 9, 2012, 03:18 PM   #16
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I'm at 7 hours usage, almost 2 days standby, and I still have 50% left. This things battery is epic.
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Old Jul 30, 2013, 06:16 PM   #17
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Talking Stellar!

I know this post is late, but I'm in LOVE!

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Old Jul 31, 2013, 08:12 PM   #18
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Nice being able to recharge my iPad Mini once a week.
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