Apple Battery Charger - batteries last 10 years?

glavoie84

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Jun 23, 2009
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NiMH is many times simpler (no voltage control), more stable technology and last much longer (10 years is the industry standard) than Li-ion but does have disadvantages like excessive "leakage" and less power per mass/size.
Not much leakage anymore with LSD (Low Self Discharge) batteries. Based on the description on Apple website (retain 80% capacity after 1 year), they are rated exactly like Sanyo Eneloop batteries (rebadged?).
 

Stay Tuned

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Jun 29, 2010
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Guess no one will really know until 10 years from now, until then it sure sounds good in marketing materials!
 
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