The Dark Science Behind Your iPhone Battery and Charging: From 0 to 100

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The Dark Science Behind Your iPhone Battery and Charging: From 0 to 100

The Science Behind Your iPhone Battery and Charging

Have you ever wondered why the battery on your expensive iPhone doesn’t last as long as you’d like? So, hold on tight, because we’re about to dive into the exciting world of iPhone battery charging cycles. Don’t worry, Technical Dost will make sure everything is clear.

A cool thing called a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery powers your cool iPhone. These batteries are pretty cool because they can handle a lot of power going through them. Also, they are like low-maintenance pets because they don’t need to be watched over all the time. Another cool thing is that when they are not being used, they only lose about 1.5% of their power each month. Isn’t that cool?

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Now, let’s talk about how to charge your iPhone. It’s like a party trick with batteries! You’re supposed to let your battery go from 100% full to 0% empty and then charge it back up to 100%. But, wait! Leaving your charger plugged in all the time is not good for your battery. It’s like eating at a buffet nonstop; your battery will eventually get tired and die.

Some smart people have found that it’s good for the health of your battery to stop charging at around 80%. Even Apple thinks this is a good idea. They gave iPhones a cool feature called “Optimised Battery Charging,” which stops charging your battery when it gets to 80% full.

Okay, now we’re going to do some maths, but don’t worry, it’s not too hard. Apple says that after about 500 charges, the battery should still be healthy at about 80%. When you go from 0% to 100%, that is one cycle. What, though? If you charge your iPhone from 0% to 100% again when it’s at 50%, that’s not a full cycle. Isn’t that sneaky? It’s the same as doing half a jumping jack—it doesn’t count. So, it takes about two years on average to reach 500 cycles.

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And here’s what we know about older models like the iPhone 13 and 12: their batteries seem to last longer. But only time will tell if it’s a bug in the software or in the hardware. In a little less than a month, Apple will start selling the iPhone 15. Let’s hope that the health of the batteries doesn’t ruin their day.

Changing things up a bit, something cool is going on in India. During disasters, they plan to send emergency alerts to everyone’s iPhones. The National Disaster Management Authority is like a digital lifeguard who has your back. This kind of alert system is already in place in many other countries, and now India has joined the tech-safety train.

So, Find out what’s going on with your iPhone battery life and get a sneak peek at what’s going on with India’s emergency alerts. Remember to give your iPhone battery a break when it’s at 80%, and you’ll be able to talk, snap, and text for years to come. Charge up and stay interested!

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