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I have a Razr V3 and it's about to be 2 years old at the end of this year. My battery has gone from 70 hours of long last non-usage to around a 45 minutes total life time.

Are you suppose to replace it once a year?
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45 minutes? i'd say time to get a new phone, brosif
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45 minutes? i'd say time to get a new phone, brosif
Or a new battery
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I have a Razr V3 and it's about to be 2 years old at the end of this year. My battery has gone from 70 hours of long last non-usage to around a 45 minutes total life time.

Are you suppose to replace it once a year?
As rechargeable batteries are used and go through charge cycles their longevity decreases. Apple had a thing on it's website about this but for the life of me I can't find it. A new battery would be good and would fix the problem.
    
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My lasts for 36hrs....
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i get about a week of usage out of a charge
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What's the average time that you need to replace a cell phone battery? I've done some googling and I got an estimate to about once a year.
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yeah, all of my cell phone batteries have lasted about a year to year and a half before they just wouldn't hold a charge for more than a 10 minute call, i seriously had to have the phone plugged in to the charge to make a call, kinda defeats the purpose.
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post #9 of 23
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Or a new battery
Something I don't think you'll be able to do with an iphone (off topic)

My Razr is also 2 years old, it's battery life hasn't decreased. I usually recharge it once every 4 days.
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yeah, all of my cell phone batteries have lasted about a year to year and a half before they just wouldn't hold a charge for more than a 10 minute call, i seriously had to have the phone plugged in to the charge to make a call, kinda defeats the purpose.
That answers it. ^^. Time to get a new battery tomorrow.

Thanks guys.
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