Battery Care Tips for Longevity

Li-ion Battery: Cellphones, Laptops, Smartwatches

  1. Keep battery charged between 3.9V to 4.0V (70-80%).
  2. Topping up with low current charge every now and then as much as possible (max 80%).
  3. Avoid allowing the battery fall below 20% as much as possible.
  4. Avoid charging above 80% as much as possible.
  5. Keep battery cool (<35°C) when using device or charging.

Ni-MH: Rechargeable AA / AAA Battery, Toys

  1. Charge the battery only when you need to use it - Ni-MH battery have high self-discharge.
  2. Discharge the battery fully before recharging it to full (0-100%).

Lead Acid Battery: Car Battery

  1. Charge the battery as soon as possible (keep at 100%).
  2. Do not overcharge the battery (usually achieved with OEM auto cut off charger).


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