9hr under what conditions Retina MBP 13"

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  1. acctman macrumors 6502a

    acctman

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    Under what conditions / settings can 9hrs be achieved on the new 2014 Retina MBP 13"
     
  2. snaky69 macrumors 603

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    Display at half brightness
    Bluetooth off
    Time Machine off
    Wi-fi on
    Browsing the web using safari on webpages that contain no flash
    Having a word document open.

    Apple calls it the "wireless productivity test".
     
  3. capathy21 macrumors 65816

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    I have a 2013 model and I never get near 9 hours. When I had the 13 inch Air, I was always able to get the advertised battery life but with the pro, I never get close. To answer your question, I am guessing just light Safari browsing and word processing would get you close to 9.
     
  4. froggyjo macrumors newbie

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    I get easily between 9-10 hours with my 2013 rmbpro ...
     
  5. yjchua95 macrumors 604

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    Safari (no Flash)
    No keyboard lights
    Screen at 50% brightness
    Speakers at mute and listening to music over headphones
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