Apple Accused of Lying About MacBook Standby Battery Life

Apple Accused of Lying About MacBook Standby Battery Life

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As if the iPhone battery fiasco wasn’t enough trouble for Apple, the company is now about to be thrown into another similar scandal, this time due to misinforming about the actual battery life of MacBooks.

A number of customers are accusing Apple of overstating the standby time a MacBook can offer per charge, with VentureBeat pointing to one particular example according to which Apple not only that played down such a possibility, but also refused to test or repair impacted laptops.

Specifically, Apple promises up to 30 days standby time for the MacBook, but complaints posted online indicate that the battery drain is significantly higher and users are only getting between 10 and 15 days of standby time per charge.

While it’s hard to prove that Apple exaggerates when pointing to the 30-day battery life since the company might have tested th…
Published at Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:11:00 +0000