1. Ozy311's Avatar
    How disappointing. I got back from Best Buy, unpacked it, and it wouldn't turn on. I plugged it in and it showed the typical depleted battery. Sigh. Anyone else have this? I'm wondering if I should be concerned about a damaged battery because it sat depleted for who knows how long. My prior N7 had a greater than 50% charge when I got it last year.
    07-27-2013 04:03 PM
  2. bucketheadmn's Avatar
    I did not have that problem today. My new Nexus 7 had 60% battery.

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    07-27-2013 04:11 PM
  3. dt81's Avatar
    Mine had 56 percent. Taking forever to charge though.
    07-27-2013 04:13 PM
  4. mitcha14's Avatar
    Same problem too. Battery was totally dead. I was wondering if I should take it back, thoughts? Also, my battery dropped 24% over night when it was idle.
    07-29-2013 02:15 PM
  5. Alfreda Frye's Avatar
    I'm having a similar experience. My unit is dead, dead--not even a battery life indicator. I called Google Tech Support and am following their instruction to let charge for 8 hours. Somehow I don't feel lucky... I'll report back.
    08-08-2013 03:02 PM
  6. vividrich's Avatar
    Mine was dead as dead can be, but I haven't noticed any lasting ill effects.
    08-09-2013 10:20 AM
  7. Winterswind's Avatar
    Mine was dead upon removal from box.

    Charged it and it seemed fine, but now it's draining around 9% of battery in under 6 hours of sleep.
    09-03-2013 08:09 AM
  8. tonymhoffman's Avatar
    Mine was dead also. No apparent battery issues. It will idle for a few days on standby.

    Posted via Android Central App
    09-04-2013 03:13 AM
  9. Kookas's Avatar
    Same, about 60% IIRC. Maybe it depends on how long they take to ship it.
    09-04-2013 06:44 AM

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