13" Mid 2009 Macbook Pro Charging Time

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by angel_benet, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. angel_benet

    angel_benet Active Member

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    my last mac was a white macbook that took hours to fully charge from a fully drained battery.

    i used up my 13" macbook pro's battery down to 20% and when i plugged it in, it says it just needs 1:47 hours to fully charge again.

    is this normal?

    update: checked it again after a couple of minutes and now it says it needs 2:21 hours to fully charge.
     
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  2. jondextan

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    yes, i noticed this too. it's fast! even from complete drain (i've tried it). it's a lot faster than my old macbook.
     
  3. angel_benet

    angel_benet Active Member

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    whew! thought something wasn't right. how's your battery life going right now? at the moment?

    on my first charge i went on four hours using lightroom editing RAW images. i'm expecting battery life to even get better as i start using up the battery more.
     
  4. miggytanya

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    I was actually shocked that it needed only that amount of time. I was also using the battery down to 20%. It took approximately the same time as yours. I consider it very fast in fact...
     
  5. loko__loko

    loko__loko Well-Known Member

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    it is faster to fully charge the mbp (sealed battery compartment) compared to the older alum... we got both to compare
     
  6. angel_benet

    angel_benet Active Member

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    yup, shocked is the best word to describe how i felt as well...was so used to my macbook and previous iBook needing hours and hours to fully charge a drained battery. i'm loving this mbp even more now!
     
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    angel, i know! i remember cycling my ol' macbook's batt and got furious as it got me stuck in the office still waiting for it to fully charge, i think about 5 hours or so if i'm not mistaken.
     

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