Cell phone batteries: Lithium-ion battery in the correct load
For the majority of Smartphones is now a so-called Lithium-ion batteries are used. The following tips will therefore apply for this type of battery. First, a few General notes:
- The so-called Memory effect cannot occur in Li-Ion batteries for Smartphones, according to the current state of the science. The effect is to ensure that the battery performance is not reduced if you discharge the batteries completely before they are recharged.
- An average Li-Ion battery for up to three years by keep - with proper care.
The best tips for your phone battery
Built-in charging circuitry protects your battery from the biggest load faults, such as Overheating or Overload. On these points you should be aware of however:
- You should use your battery, i.e. it is not constantly full or discharged. To the best of your battery between 30 under 70-percent charge.
- You therefore do not wait until your Smartphone battery is completely empty, but you take it as soon as possible to the grid, if you get the battery warnings. Let it fully charge.
- It is also not loading is advisable in your mobile when the battery charge is still at 50 percent to 70 percent.
- Charge your battery at room temperature. To high and to low temperatures will affect the charging cycle of your cell phone and allow the battery to age faster.
- If you do not use your mobile phone for a long time, we recommend storing the batteries outside of the device in a cool environment.
Tip: CHIP-a Podcast about Smartphone batteries
You want to know more about mobile phone batteries? In our CHIP-Podcast we talk with the test center-chief Wolfgang Pauler about what you should consider when Smartphone batteries actually Hurt the battery if I charge it over night? I have my cell phone is always fully discharged before I recharge it again? All you need to know in this episode of CHIP.Radio. The Podcast can be found in our Download area. There you can also see all the other episodes to download, and on-the-go listening.