We've all been there — you forget to charge your phone overnight, and you spend the next day playing catch-up with that little red bar in the top right-hand corner of your phone's display. Well, those days could be numbered.
Detailing their discovery in the journal Nature, scientists claim to have invented a long-lasting, aluminum-ion smartphone battery that can be charged in just one minute.
Previous lithium batteries were prone to lose capacity over time, but this new aluminum battery lasts over seven times longer without any loss of capacity.
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As an added bonus, the new battery won't catch on fire (even if you drill into it!), while lithium batteries are known to occasionally burst into flames. The more you know?
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