MBA battery life 95% only after 30 cycles ?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by macchiato2009, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. macchiato2009 macrumors 65816

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    Hi

    my brand new MBA bought this summer had 97% battery life right after unboxing it

    now after 30 recharge cycles, it's down to 95%

    is this normal ?

    it's measured with istat nano, so is this accurate or should i ignore this figure ?

    thanks
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    It is perfectly normal if your battery health (maximum capacity) is more or less than 100%, even when brand new, or if it fluctuates up or down over time. For further details, read the CHECKING STATUS AND HEALTH section of the following link.

    The link below should answer most, if not all, of your battery/charging questions. If you haven't already done so, I highly recommend you take the time to read it.
     
  3. macchiato2009 thread starter macrumors 65816

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  4. torana355 macrumors 68020

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    Mine is 91% health at 32 cycles, its perfectly fine.
     

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