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On Friday, 29 December 2017 10:09:09 UTC-5, nospam  wrote:
> In article <p25i69$fbq$>, Mayayana
><mayayana@invalid.nospam> wrote:
> > | 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
>   devices.
> 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%?