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FP3 Battery Life Experiences

After using my Fairphone3 for about a month, I really want to compliment the team on the great Battery Life. I regularly get one and a half days of battery usage out of it, a big jump from my old phone.

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I couldn’t agree more. That coupled with the speediness of charging, I feel a lot less like I’m living on the edge all the time trying to preserve battery

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Yup, I love just being able to charge everything now with my MacBook Charger

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I want to chime in. The last days with my FP2 were hard, the battery didn’t last half a day. Now I can even go 2 days without charging and I love it.

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Have you ever replaced the battery on your FP2?

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Nope, it was more then 3.5 years old, when the FP3 finally came to the rescue :wink:

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I confirm I can use it for 2 full days as well. from 7 AM of day one to 24 of day two. I keep it switched on during the night. More than satisfied from the battery performance

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I am super happy with the battery life. It seems to consume hardly any power when the screen is off. Also, the brightness is set to automatic and seems pretty bright most oft the time. Within the last 7 days, I charged it “a bit” during the day, and that was enough. Minimum percentage was 55 or so. I usually don’t switch a smartphone off completely.

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Hi, I will received my FP3 tomorrow, and I’d like to know how to manage the battery for the 1/2 first times?
Should I use it until it’s empty? Should I charge it during 6/8 hours?

Thanks for your advices!

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With lithium-ion batteries there is no reason to fully discharge the battery. In fact, it’s not good for the battery to let it completely discharge. For the most optimal battery life in the long term, you want to keep your charge between 40-80%, though I’m not sure how much of a difference does it make.

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Maybe you can have a look to the " Maintenance Tips" in this topic (although for FP1+2, but Li-Ion are all the same): ✏ A little Guide to ... Fairphone's Batteries (FP1 & FP2)

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Thank you @therob @Puri !

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