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Huawei unveils batteries can withstand more than 60 degrees Celsius environment

The new battery is expected to have a twice the lifespans of existing batteries.

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Thursday announced the world's first long-lifespan graphene-assisted Li-ion battery which can withstand high temperatures and remain functional even in a 60 degrees Celsius environment which is 10 degrees Celsius higher than the existing upper limit in smartphone batteries.

The lifespan of the graphene-assisted Li-ion batteries is expected to be twice as long as ordinary Li-ion batteries."

In a statement scientists working on the battery said, "Over 70 percent of the graphene battery's capacity is left after it is recharged 2,000 times at a temperature of 60 degrees Celsius. Less than 13 percent of its capacity is lost after being kept in a 60 degrees Celsius environment for 200 days."

First Published : Thursday, December 01, 2016 - 14:41




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