Charging time?

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mrgrumble

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Oct 26, 2007
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Is it me or when the iPhone is plugged into your laptop it takes so long to get a full charge. I've had it on my laptop while using my latop and its been three hours I got it about 3 days ago and never really fully charged it. Is this because it takes like an hour to charge it up to 80% and then like another 2 hours to charge the 20% more? I think I heard this somewhere.
 

Griffinaz

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Oct 5, 2007
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Is it me or when the iPhone is plugged into your laptop it takes so long to get a full charge. I've had it on my laptop while using my latop and its been three hours I got it about 3 days ago and never really fully charged it. Is this because it takes like an hour to charge it up to 80% and then like another 2 hours to charge the 20% more? I think I heard this somewhere.
Mine appears to charge at the same rate whether it is plugged into a wall or a USB port and if I have it almost totally dead it takes about 3-4 hours. You are correct on the charge time, by the way.

"Most lithium-ion batteries use a fast charge to charge your device to 80% battery capacity, then switch to trickle charging. That’s about two hours of charge time to power an iPod to 80% capacity, then another two hours to fully charge it" (information taken from http://www.apple.com/batteries/)
 

mrgrumble

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Mine appears to charge at the same rate whether it is plugged into a wall or a USB port and if I have it almost totally dead it takes about 3-4 hours. You are correct on the charge time, by the way.

"Most lithium-ion batteries use a fast charge to charge your device to 80% battery capacity, then switch to trickle charging. That’s about two hours of charge time to power an iPod to 80% capacity, then another two hours to fully charge it" (information taken from http://www.apple.com/batteries/)
Thanks for replying, I know about the whole trickle charge it just seemed to be taking like 3-4 hours LOL maybe its because this is the first time I've fully charged it. I really appreciate the reply.