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7.6 out of 10

Apple Rechargable Battery - 13-inch MacBook White

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Reviews and Problems with Apple Rechargable Battery - 13-inch MacBook White

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Essential but expensive extra for a travelling Mac

Jim Turney, amazon.com
23 February 2007
  • Summary: This is a typically elegant Apple take on a standard part. This thin, light weight battery has LED lights showing the charging status even though the Mac OS also has a very informative indicator of charging time remaining on the top right menu bar. It locks on with a coin or strong finger nail slot twist by a quarter turn. Don't leave home without a fully charged spare battery even though in heavy use I get about 3 hours.
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COLONEL, amazon.co.uk
14 January 2012
  • Summary: I bought this product,charged it a couple of times,let it go flat while the computer was in sleep mode only to try and start charging it again but to no result. Took it to a retailer who spotted something strange with the battery,then proceeded to tell me it was fake. If you ask my advice-DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!!!
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Never pay double!

Oliver, amazon.co.uk
13 January 2012
  • Summary: Bought this after months of surviving with my Macbook always plugged in because I thought the Apple prices for a replacement battery were just too steep. Stumbled across this battery for half price, and after reading all the positive reviews I took the plunge. Swiftly delivered and well packaged, I'm pretty sure the battery is a genuine Apple product, came brand new and sealed with no cycles and I'm really happy with it!
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As new

JR, amazon.co.uk
5 January 2012
  • Summary: Battery arrived in good condition - clearly brand new and with protective cover on. The battery was about 75% charged, which is nice. Shows 1 cycle and 98% health. Appears to be a real Apple battery, too.
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long-lasting battery worth the price over cheaper substitutes

liamsc, amazon.co.uk
30 December 2011
  • Summary: I considered buying a cheaper "no brand" battery at 1/3 the price of this one but after reading the reviews I thought I wouldn't be saving anything in the long run. I bought my Macbook in April 2007 so the laptop is nearly 5 years old, the original battery was showing 734 cycles and holding 35-50% of the original charge capacity. After buying a genuine apple battery, I used it the minute it arrived and charged completely up to 100% design capacity!
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Stuart Tofts, amazon.co.uk
12 December 2011
  • Summary: This product really doesn't look like the real thing. Very worried that this is dispatched by amazon, gives the product a level of trust it just shouldn't have!
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NOT!! Genuine Apple product!

Graham, amazon.co.uk
15 November 2011
  • Summary: After my Macbook battery dying, I was looking at universal batteries that were cheaper, although they didn't seem to fit correctly when inserted or lasted as long. I felt by buying this I would get a Genuine Apple product for half the price, but it seems that it is not. It looks identical in every way apart from the little button that you push to check its status. I bought this, which I thought at first it was working amazingly.
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Looks new, feels used

Koosolek, amazon.co.uk
5 November 2011
  • Summary: Looked really fine at first. And even after first disconnect of charger - showed >3 hrs life. But it dropped to <2 hrs in about 5 mins. Better than my old one, but...
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Apple Battery

Jan, amazon.co.uk
4 November 2011
  • Summary: Fabulous service, really quick, and thus far its been as I would expect from Apple. So good value for money, I can't begin ti tell you how grateful I am! We are now working on full strength!
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MCD555, amazon.co.uk
28 October 2011
  • Summary: Just perfect! I get an original Apple battery with a 50% discount. Just put on my Macbook and it works as it should. Complete satisfied!
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