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  • Valis - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    Apple iphone batteries, smallest on the market, both in size AND in mAh. :P Reply
  • CZroe - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    The battery shown is from a 4 or 4S. Reply
  • GC2:CS - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    4S Reply
  • GC2:CS - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    Phablet batteries, biggest on the market in both Wh AND size...... It kinda makes sense, doesn't it ? Reply
  • PICman - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    Apple designed the batteries to die after 24 months. The ones that die a few months early are defective. Reply
  • steven75 - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    The stats show the average life of an Android device is less than a year and an iPhone over 2 years. Reply
  • PrimarchLion - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    Link? Just curious. Reply
  • Brandon Chester - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2014/7/30/andro...
    It was previously worse than it is now. Evans also showed at another time that in June 2012 there were 223m active Android devices, but 270m were activated from June 2011 to June 2012. That's 53m devices--20% of the ones sold--that were either replaced by other ones in those sales or were just left to collect dust. It suggests that a fair amount of them had a device lifetime less than a year.
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  • Brandon Chester - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    Sorry, 43m which is 16%, not 53m. Reply
  • PrimarchLion - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    A fair amount. My family of 5 contains 4 Android users, and we had a good run with our phones. Though my sister needed hers replaced twice (dropped and misplaced in public) so I guess we're on the bad side at 33% (6 phones, 4 still kicking). Reply
  • PrimarchLion - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    And isn't it 47m =) Reply
  • GC2:CS - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    What ? My neighbor still got an iPad (yeah the first one) and considering her kids still play with it for hours, I wouldn't say it's battery is "dead". Reply
  • marvdmartian - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - link

    Oh, come now.....everyone knows Apple has no defects. Only FEATURES!! Reply
  • siberus - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - link

    Thx for the heads up. My friends been complaining about her battery forever, her saving grace has been a really nice battery case. I directed her to the source link and it ends up being that shes eligible for replacement. Reply
  • azazel1024 - Monday, August 25, 2014 - link

    Interestingly enough, just in the past couple of weeks mine has started to experience this. Its serial is listed in the "impacted" range. I know I have crap signal at work, but from a full charge (or at least >90%) with maybe 45 minutes of FB, some failblog, email and texting at work (with 1 bar LTE) and maybe 30-45 minutes of wifi connected similar use at home in the evenings the next day I am waking up to 30-40% charge remaining and I have zero background apps running.

    Just a couple of months ago similar activity would result in maybe 60% battery life remaining the next morning. It is all of a sudden like the battery hit a wall.
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  • reddsimpson - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    How about no, read what you must do just to get the battery replaced:
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    To prepare your iPhone 5 for the battery replacement process, please follow the steps below:

    Back up your data to iTunes or iCloud
    Turn off Find my iPhone
    Erase data and settings in Settings > General > Reset > Erase all Content and Settings
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    Why should I have to erase my phone and turn off Find my iPhone for a battery replacement??? Are they actually replacing the phone?
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  • Brandon Chester - Sunday, August 24, 2014 - link

    If you choose the Apple store option you may indeed have your device replaced as not all Apple stores in all parts of the world can do battery replacements in-store. Getting a brand new scratch and scuff free phone wouldn't be such a bad thing though, would it? Reply

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