Potential battery issue rMBP?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by gadgetgirl85, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. gadgetgirl85 macrumors 68040


    Mar 24, 2006
    I've only had my rMBP for a couple of days. I charged it up and let it run down to 10% for my first cycle. I've just charged it back up again but its showing me that I only have 5 hours left. Is this normal? Does it take a few charges to get closer to 8-9 hours?
  2. Altemose macrumors G3


    Mar 26, 2013
    Elkton, Maryland
    Keep in mind that the estimates are using Wi-Fi at half brightness on non-resource consuming pages. In my case, the battery life did increase a little from when I first began using my MacBook.

    What are you doing on the machine?
  3. Mcguyver macrumors newbie

    Jun 1, 2014
    I strongly suggest that you check with the Apple staff since you have just bought it and assuming you bought it new from Apple. If it is new set I think something is not right but if it was a pre own set then check on the battery cycle.

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