iPhone SE 2020 Battery Health

stranger

Well-known Member
can anyone please tell me if 96% battery health is acceptable or what is, for a ‘like new’ iPhone SE 2020 64gb unlocked? Circa £250 1 year warranty.
Thanks

PS have had a partial answer but I need some definitive information before my return window closes.
 

Steven

Senior Moderator
"A normal battery is designed to retain up to 80% of its original capacity at 500 complete charge cycles when operating under normal conditions"


Bear in mind the current owner's usage has resulted in 4% reduction to battery health. Your usage may mean the rate of change will differ. On the other hand Apple's retail and support network in the UK means a battery change option is easy to access 😎
 

BM08

Member
As above, it depend on the previous owners usage. You don’t know how long they’ve been using it, but if the phone is a good price, buying at 96% isn’t a problem at all
 

Mat-O

Active Member
Sounds lightly used to me. I got an SE 2020 at launch and it’s down to 88% now.

At that point it lasts a normal day, but light struggle on a heavy useage day. For example travelling so taking a lot of photos, navigating and looking things up.

At 88% there had been no unexpected shutdowns.
 

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