Notebook Battery Question

By KUHerb32
Aug 30, 2005
  1. Do any of you know what the typical overall battery life for notebooks are?

    I'm having an issue with my Sony VAIO notebook that I purchased in 2001 where, despite it being fully charged, it only lasts for about 10-20 minutes off of the AC Adaptor. Must I simply buy a new battery or is there a problem with the notebook itself that requires further attention?

    If a new battery is a must, any preferences among you (seeing as how you are all far more knowledgable than I)?
  2. IronDuke

    IronDuke TS Rookie Posts: 856

    Battery life

    Battery life per charge obviously various a lot between machines and the sort of usage it has. Around 2 hours should be expected. My Thinkpad does nearly three hours on average.
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