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Cellular battery drain

Discussion in 'Electronic Repair' started by [email protected], Jul 25, 2013.

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  1. Guest

    I got two SX56 in 2005. One I was playing with but never unlocked, the other
    I never used until recently. It refused to charge so I replaced the battery.
    After working for a few days it drained again and refused to recharge again.
    I can't find any obvious contact to cause the leak. Any experience
    that might be helpful?

    Much Obliged

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  2. Mike S.

    Mike S. Guest

    The usual stated useful lifetime of lithum-ion batteries is about 3 years,
    plus or minus, whether used or not. Poor charging, usage, or storage
    patterns can reduce that even more.

    A battery that old likely has developed high internal resistance, such
    that the capacity to deliver power is markedly reduced regardless of the
    initial voltage after charging.
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