More and more people rely on their cell phones every day. A 2005 University of Michigan study found that 83% thought that using cell phones made life easier – and they chose this over the internet. While we all use our cell phones for talking, texting and even surfing the web, chances are you haven’t given much thought to the little unit that powers your cell phone – the cell phone battery.
If you’re interested in learning more about cell phone batteries, this article is for you. Specifically we’ll discuss the history of mobile phone batteries, battery life expectancy and a few facts about talk time and standby time. By the end of this article you’ll have a better understanding of your cellular battery.
History of Cell Phone Batteries
Cellular batteries have constantly evolved to become smaller, better performing, lighter and more friendly to the environment. Early cell phones had huge NiCad batteries.