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Batteries for iPhone 5

According to Apple, your iPhone's battery should retain a minimum of 80 percent of its full capacity after some 500 charge cycles. However, even the best smartphone batteries become worn down with time. So, if you are not looking to change your iPhone 5 it is relatively simple and cheap to source and replace your phone's battery to lend your handset a brand new lease of life.

iPhone 5 battery power

If your battery won't hold its charge batteries for iPhone 5 are widely available and can be purchased from trusted manufacturers in several high capacity options from 1000-2999mAh. Also available are portable external battery charger packs with USB output, which will supply in excess of a whopping 10000mAh. The mAh measurement stands for milliAmp hour and is an indicator to how much power the battery holds.

Genuine Apple batteries for iPhone 5 are widely available. In addition, a large selection of compatible battery options from trusted manufacturers such as Belkin, Sunydeal and Poweradd can also be purchased, as well as many unbranded options. Batteries for iPhone 5 will also frequently come with a manufacturer's warranty for extra peace of mind.

Replacing batteries for iPhone 5

Firstly, ensure that you order the correct model battery for your smartphone. When replacing batteries for your iPhone 5, you will also require the correct toolkit to take care of the job in hand. These are widely available and are sometimes bundled with your battery purchase. These special mini toolkits include a specialist screwdriver for undoing the tamper resistant Pentalobe screws at the bottom of the device, characteristic of Apple branded products, plus a plastic pry tool and suction cup for safe removal of the phone's casing.

Batteries for iPhone 5 are typically purchased with an adhesive battery pull sticker in place. These are in place to prevent your replacement battery from static electricity, protecting your phone and making for easy removal out of the battery pack.

Apple iPhone 5

The iPhone 5 is the sixth generation of iPhone in Apple's flagship series, which was released in the UK in 2012. Powered by a 1.36GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor it has 1GB RAM and a 4 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 640 pixels by 1136 pixels at 326 pixels per inch.

To keep your iPhone 5 battery healthy it is recommended to keep your phone's temperature at a low, adjust screen brightness settings to a low level and to only use the location and data fetching services that you really need.

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