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MacBook Pro 2016: battery life problems?

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Posted: December 7 2016
Updated: December 7, 2016

by benjamin

The new ones MacBook Pro 2016 undoubtedly have multiple strengths. Among them, we can cite as an example their autonomy. Announced by Apple to 10 hours, this does not seem to be the case in practice. Indeed, some users of models with Touch Bar complained on the firm’s support forums and on Twitter that the battery lasted barely 3 hours on a single charge…

MacBook Pro 2016 13 battery - MacBook Pro 2016: battery life problems?At the moment, we do not yet know the exact cause of this problem. However, it does not appear to be related to the use of the computer. As proof, a user gave the following testimony on this subject: “I just received my new 15 ″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. The battery life is horrible! I have 6 open tabs in Safari and 95% battery, and the system tells me that I have less than 3 hours of battery life left! I thought these machines were supposed to last 10 hours?”.

The owner of the affected MacBook Pro 2016 added: “I drained the battery in 3 hours last night, only surfing the web. I didn’t watch videos, I just surfed the Internet. Is there something wrong with my laptop?”. Of course, this is not the only complaint that Apple faces. Other users have also encountered the same problem. On the side of the Californian brand, we have already replaced some computers affected by this little problem, but its scope is currently unknown.