battery-life-lede

Lessons learnt and things pondered after reading this exhaustive analysis:

1) Exposure to undue heat reduces life.

2) Keeping batteries discharged or overcharged and stagnant for a long period of time reduces its life.

3. CE manufacturers prioritise speed of recharge over recharge cycles. Someone needs to look at this the other way.

4. Partial discharge is better than full discharge. Don’t let it go all the way down to zero.

5. Wireless chargers are bad for the battery since they also generate heat.

6. Don’t leave your gadgets baking in the sun, inside a car.

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