iPhone battery loading cycles

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Le Hamilton, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. Le Hamilton macrumors member

    Oct 5, 2014
    How many loading cycles are possible by the iPhone battery? On the one hand there are batteries with around 1000 loading cycles and 90% capacity, on the other hand you have batteries with 500 loading cycles and 80% capacity.
  2. bcc212 macrumors member

    Oct 30, 2012
    Between 500-1000. If you have a problem before warranty is out then take it to Apple. If your phone is out of warranty, replace the battery.

    Pretty simple. It's a piece of telephonic equipment, not a space rocket.
  3. geoff5093 macrumors 68020


    Sep 16, 2014
    Dover, NH
    There isn't a set number of cycles, that depends on the condition of the battery throughout it's life. Having the phone in extreme cold and hot conditions shortens it's life, charging it using the iPad charger effects it (the slower the charge, the better for longevity), how hot the phone is when it's being charged, if you use it while charging, etc.

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