Subject: Re: Apple cuts $50 off price for replacment phone batteries,sheepishly offers apology
On Friday, 29 December 2017 10:09:09 UTC-5, nospam wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, Mayayana
> > | You KNOW they aren't making a loss, even at $29.00 so their margins on the
> > batteries are HUGE!
> > I already explained that in your last thread
> > and it was detailed in the BBC link I posted.
> > Apple may not get caught very often, but you
> > don't have to rub it in.
> apple didn't 'get caught'.
> many other products use the same or similar power management for
> exactly the same reasons.
> there is no avoiding the fact that batteries age and their ability to
> source high current loads is reduced over time.
> android phones:
> Battery life is a perennial user concern. To extend battery life,
> Android continually adds new features and optimizations to help the
> platform optimize the off-charger behavior of applications and
> guess what 'optimize the off-charger behavior' means.
> it's doublespeak for 'reduce performance when on battery power so it
> lasts longer'.
Something about "two wrongs" comes up.
I presume they do the tests on this? So, what is the average battery lifespan, what is the decline
in output based on use/time and why not just publish those figures so people would have a reasonable
idea of how long the performance they paid for will work to 100%?