A new 13.3″ Macbook system can run approximately 10 hours on battery with single charge and up to 1000 recharges according to Apple, but as your system gets older or increase the charging cycles, its battery life also reduces. These rechargeable batteries of Mac have discrete number of cycles, which represents to their life time period and on the completion of cycles age, battery dies and you may needs to replace it with a new one.
Here we tell you the method that how you can check Macbook battery condition, to see how much it has been used and then you can decide when you have to buy new one for your system or see how to maximize the battery life.
Click Applications and then on Utilities icon
Following window will appear, click on Hardware and then Power, you’ll find Battery Information. Here, first section tells you about battery Model Information
In Charge Information section, you can find the current state of battery as: charge remaining, fully charged etc….mAH (Milliamps Per Hour) is the measuring unit which represents the battery’s capacity to store a charge
The third section is Health Information, actually here you can find that whats the condition of your battery right now. As in following screen shot Cycle count is 469, which means battery has been discharged and recharged 469 times. And its current Condition is Fair