Apple announces that iPhone 15 series batteries can maintain up to 80% capacity even after twice as many full charge cycles as before

Apple has announced that the iPhone 15 series batteries released in September 2023 will retain up to 80% of the battery capacity compared to when they were new, even after twice as many full charge cycles as previous iPhone batteries. announced that it is designed to be maintained.

Apple says iPhone 15 batteries have a longer lifespan than initially thought - 9to5Mac

Apple has strict rules for the batteries in its products; for example, iPhone batteries are 'designed to retain up to 80% of their original capacity after 500 full charge cycles.' ” is stated on Apple's official website. You can check how much the battery capacity has decreased compared to when it was new by opening the 'Settings' app and tapping 'Battery' → 'Battery status and charging'.

Batteries - Service and Recycling - Apple (Japan)

Apple's unique hardware warranty service, AppleCare+ , states that if the battery capacity drops below 80%, the battery will be replaced free of charge. Therefore, whether the battery capacity is below 80% maximum is a very important factor.

As mentioned above, up to the iPhone 14 series, the battery capacity could be maintained at up to 80% even after 500 full charge cycles.

Newly, Apple told 9to5Mac, ``The iPhone 15 series is designed to maintain up to 80% of its original capacity even after 1,000 full charge cycles.'' It has been revealed that it can withstand twice as many full charge cycles as conventional models.

According to Apple, the test was conducted under specific conditions that represent typical use cases, and the battery was able to maintain 80% of its maximum capacity even after charging and discharging the battery 1000 times. Apple explains that this is due to ``continuous updates to battery components and power management systems over the years.''

According to Apple, only the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max can withstand 1,000 full charge cycles. However, Apple seems to be investigating the battery life of other iPhone models as well.

in Mobile,   Hardware, Posted by logu_ii