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Do Lithium-ion Batteries Need to be fully Charged-First Charge, CycleLife and Concerns?
The lithium battery is the primary batteries found in laptops, smartphones, iPad, PDAs, and Power Bank. These are standard batteries because they are the most energetic rechargeable batteries available nowadays. The lithium-ion battery is incredibly popular.
Discharge and recharges are better than the fully charged ones, as the batteries which are less charged do put less stress on the battery, as it would help to last longer, but these do not depend on modern batteries. But do not remember once you have fully charged your battery, do not let the deice plugin. Instead, just follow the shallow discharge and recharge cycle.
Batteries have built-in safeguards which would stop them from exploding if they are left in charge with a maximum capacity. You should allow shallow discharge as it charges hits the longevity sweet spot. So, you should let the battery undergo a full release of up to 5%, just to recalibrate its self- assessments. This mechanism is incredibly suitable for laptops and smartphones and gives you an “estimated battery remaining time.”
You do not have to fully charge or discharge your battery for the first life cycle of the battery. Lithium-ion batteries have maximum capacity available from the beginning and the first charge and are no different from the tenth charge.
How long can a lithium-ion battery last without charging?
Batteries do require routine maintenance and do require care while using and handling. Without charging, Li-ion battery could last for 2 to 3 years if you do follow the below things:
- You should not leave the batteries unused for an extended period, either you use it, or you store it. Whenever the battery is remaining, do remember to check the status of the battery, you need to charge it or dispose of the battery is suitable.
- These lithium-ion batteries have a limited life and will gradually lose their capacity to hold a charge. The loss occurs progressively and is irreversible.
- These lithium-ion batteries are slow discharge only when they are not self-discharging when not in use or while in storage.
- Lithium-ion chemistry prefers partial discharge to deep discharge, so it is better to best avoid taking the battery all the down to zero.
- The lithium-ion does not have a “memory,” so you cannot harm the battery pact without any partial discharge. When the lithium-ion cells drop down to a certain level, it gets ruined and the lithium-ion battery cell ages.
- You should try to consider replacing the battery with a new one in either of the conditions:
- If the battery run time drops to below 80% of the original run time.
- The battery charge time increases significantly.
How do you care for a lithium-ion battery?