1. lunaticjim's Avatar
    I am thinking of getting a docking station for my Surface 3 since my desktop computer has died. My concern is that if I leave my Surface in the docking station for days on end it will end up harming the battery so when I want to use it as a tablet, I wont have very good battery life.

    Has anyone used their surface in the dock for a long time and if so have you noticed any difference on battery life?
    10-27-2015 02:35 PM
  2. oditius's Avatar
    I can't imagine it will, I leave my laptop plugged in 24/7 but when I need to go on battery only, it seems to last as long as it did over a year ago when I bought it.

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    10-27-2015 02:46 PM
  3. ParoleGA's Avatar
    I haven't noticed any issues, but I do try and let mine run down a bit, every so often. Only very rarely do I completely drain it dead (at least on purpose ). It's a Li-on, so as long as you don't store it for long periods while completely discharged, you should be fine.

    Five tips for extending lithium-ion battery life - TechRepublic
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    10-27-2015 02:55 PM
  4. David Goyetche's Avatar
    I've had my surface pro 3 since July 2015 with the docking station, and so far so good.
    09-07-2016 07:04 PM

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