Unbelievable result

Ultra AleM

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Jun 22, 2012
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hello, guys! My mom's iPhone 4s is starting to have bad battery life after 4 years and 1112 cycles. Anyways, I checked the battery capacity with iBackupBot and it says it still has 1400 mAh of 1460. That's almost 100%. Is this a software bug or something? I can't believe it's so healthy. Thanks.
 

durruti

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Mar 26, 2004
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Jersey
hello, guys! My mom's iPhone 4s is starting to have bad battery life after 4 years and 1112 cycles. Anyways, I checked the battery capacity with iBackupBot and it says it still has 1400 mAh of 1460. That's almost 100%. Is this a software bug or something? I can't believe it's so healthy. Thanks.
what a great phone. definitely sounds inaccurate. have you tried coconutbattery.
 

Newtons Apple

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Mar 12, 2014
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Still does not explain why they think they are getting poor battery life.

A 4 year old phone should show some wear on the battery, more than what the app is indicating. There are physics involved and unless the phone was just sitting in a drawer for the last 3-4 years, I am betting the battery is not as good as it the app indicated.
 

Gav2k

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Jul 24, 2009
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Poor battery life could be a badly coded app (Facebook) excessive usage or just weak signal strength.
 
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