Subject: Re: Apple cuts $50 off price for replacment phone batteries, sheepishly offers apology
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Ken Hart<email@example.com> wrote:
> > 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%?
> To an engineer who understands charts and graphs, that might make sense.
> But the average customer does not understand. They also don't understand
> that "average" means some will perform better and some will perform worse.
> The performance of a battery decreases starting from the day it was
also, end users don't understand power management, performance versus
efficiency tradeoffs, maximizing battery life, internal resistance,
voltage drops under load and much more, nor do they need to.