Question about MBA Rev A batteries

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Runcore, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Runcore macrumors member

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    MyDigitalDiscount.com is wondering if there has been any noticeable loss of battery life over time and if there is a market for a high quality low cost replacement battery?

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

    Matt Dawson
    Runcore
     
  2. Airforcekid macrumors 65816

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    According to Apple it will last 4 years so this time next year? Of course if you can get more time than the stock battery I would buy now.
     
  3. Runcore thread starter macrumors member

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    Looks like it will be the same capacity battery as there is no extra room for larger cells.

    How long did the battery last when you 1st got it vs. today?

    Matt
     
  4. 1appleAday macrumors regular

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    I got my gen A about 3 years ago and battery health still > 90%. Should last for 4 yrs or more, no doubt.
     
  5. Eric5273 macrumors 6502

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    Interesting considering Steve Jobs only announced the MacBook Air about 2 years ago. (January 2008)
     
  6. 1appleAday macrumors regular

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    Yes I got it before Steve lol :p

    OK, my bad, 2 yrs ago. I stand corrected.

    And my battery health is 90%.
     
  7. Runcore thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks for the great info guys it looks like that market is going to do well in about one year.

    Matt
     
  8. Max(IT) Suspended

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    I don't think it's going to last 4 years ... Especially if you recharge it every day
     

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