Rechargeable Battery - 15-inch MacBook Pro

Rechargeable Battery - 15-inch MacBook Pro

£109.00

1.5 out of 5 stars

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Product Information

  • The Apple Rechargeable Battery for 15-inch MacBook Pro is a 60-watt-hour lithium polymer battery.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Batteries stinks!!!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought my MacBook Pro 3 months ago and everything was fine until a few weeks when my computer started to shut down without any I bought my MacBook Pro 3 months ago and everything was fine until a few weeks when my computer started to shut down without any advertisement. Right now I can not work on my mac if it is not connected to electricity power. I thik that Apple should be aware of the problem and replace all this kind of batteries.

    • Written by

    1308 of 1526 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Batteries stinks!!!
  • Failing battery also

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    this is ridiculous my mac book pro cost me just under £2,000 in april 06
    and now i cannot work without the Ac plug in
    and £100 this is ridiculous my mac book pro cost me just under £2,000 in april 06
    and now i cannot work without the Ac plug in
    and £100 for a new battery sort it out apple

    • Written by from Wokingham

    1208 of 1409 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Failing battery also
  • Poor quality.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought a MacBook pro six months ago in July 2006, the battery life decreased to about 1.5 hours life after a full charge after 7 I bought a MacBook pro six months ago in July 2006, the battery life decreased to about 1.5 hours life after a full charge after 70 cycles (Apple's support site claims that the batterys are designed to retain 80% of their original charge after 300 cycles). The MacBook also started to shut-off power completely without warning (loosing any unsaved work). After 85 "cycles" the battery started getting extremely hot, warped, and now does not hold any charge at all.

    • Written by from London

    1056 of 1230 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Poor quality.
  • Swollen and unusable in less than 60 cycles

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Battery dangerously swollen after only moderate use. Brought from an Apple Store a while back to breathe some life into an old MBP Battery dangerously swollen after only moderate use. Brought from an Apple Store a while back to breathe some life into an old MBP. Went to use the machine recently and was greeted with a warning message to immediately replace the battery.

    Consider buying a 3rd party battery instead, this official one is clearly not up to par despite its price.

    • Written by from ILFORD

    1 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Swollen and unusable in less than 60 cycles
  • So far so good

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Got this replacement battery for my 2008 15-inch macbook pro this month and at the moment the battery easily holds for 4 hours.
    Got this replacement battery for my 2008 15-inch macbook pro this month and at the moment the battery easily holds for 4 hours.

    I will be back in 1 year!

    • Written by from London

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? So far so good
  • Doesn't seem to last long

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    The first battery I got with my MacBook Pro lasted a good few years, being replaced under the excellent 3 year guarantee. Since th The first battery I got with my MacBook Pro lasted a good few years, being replaced under the excellent 3 year guarantee. Since then, every official Apple replacement battery I've bought has failed literally just outside of warranty without warning - from charging to 'Condition: Replace Now' as if by magic. Very frustrating.

    • Written by from London

    4 of 5 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Doesn't seem to last long

Questions & Answers

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  • Answer

    Of course you can. It is recommended however, that you take the Macbook off the charger as soon as i Of course you can. It is recommended however, that you take the Macbook off the charger as soon as it reaches a full charge so as not to shorten the life of your battery. Leaving it plugged in constantly can actually damage the battery long term.

    • Answered by Steven H from Southaven
    • 12-Mar-2014
  • Best Answer:

    Realistically this battery will last around 3 hours as long as there is not heavy usage of the CPU o Realistically this battery will last around 3 hours as long as there is not heavy usage of the CPU or GPU. So as long as you are doing basic things like e-mail, web surfing, etc you should get decent life out of it. Also turning down brightness, running only 1 program at a time, and turning off bluetooth will all help preserve battery life. Also running it in cycles and using a battery keeper program will help to extend the life. I am a photographer and if I am doing light photo editing I can pull 2-4 hours out of this battery as long as I adhere to the aforementioned guidelines.

    • Answered by Michael S from Paramus
    • 25-May-2011
  • Best Answer:

    Just plug in your ac adapter and use the computer. Ensure the battery if fully charged before using Just plug in your ac adapter and use the computer. Ensure the battery if fully charged before using it on battery power and let it drain all the way down before the next charge. From then on, use the battery about once a week till it is all the way down and you are getting those "Save your work now" messages" and let it charge all the way up again. You can use the computer while it is charging. All of this is from the a recent Genius Bar appointment where they told me my battery was failing for lack of use and that it had a very low number of cycles on it and that was not good for it.

    • Answered by Jeffery S from Denton
    • 11-Oct-2010