Phone battery myths - How long should I charge the battery for the first time?

There are many myths around that are usually told by your friends, parents and even the salesman at the mobile phone shop. One of them is about the question "How long should I charge the battery for the first time?". So what is the deal, you have just bought a new phone and someone told you that you should charge the battery at least 12-16 hours before unplugging the phone from the charger? And maybe doing it again and again the first few times your charge your phone? Well, if it was like 5-6 years ago this might be true, but today's modern batteries are quite different from those used when mobile phones looked land felt like bricks.

So, how long should I charge the battery for the first time? It is actually very simple, until it is full! If you don't believe and you are into reading there are very good articles on Wikipedia about modern rechargeable batteries. You can find them here and here!




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Published on 17.12.2008 in Symbian Freeware Blog

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