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I wonder if charging phone charging at 95% actually gives better battery lifetime. It leads to your battery cycling between 95% and whatever state of charge you start charging at again. If you charge up to 100% your phone will stop charging, but use power from the charger bypassing the battery therefore keeping the battery in better shape.

Charging to 80% and keeping it there by just letting the charger supply the operating current would probably be best if phones supported it.




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