Is this normal?

ca$hout

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Recently purchased some AirPods and love them! the only thing I'm slightly worried is the battery, is it normal for battery on the pods to go from 100% to 80% in 45 minutes usage which consisted of a quick 10 minute call and 35 minute podcast listening .. just want some benchmarks to compare to to make sure I don't need to exchange!
 

paulschofield76

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Jan 2, 2016
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The Airpods on their own last about 5 hours of use, or about 20% per hour although that won't be exact.
Your battery drain sounds about normal.
 
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NoBoMac

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Add: talk time is higher usage vs. listen. Per Airpods Apple Store page:

AirPods (single charge): Up to 5 hours listening time,(2) up to 2 hours talk time(5)
So, yeah, usage vs battery drain appear to be spot-on for normal use.
 
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