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    how much battery power

    Dear teachers,
    I want to ask someone how much battery power his or her mobile phone has.

    "Hi, how much battery power does your phone have?"
    "Hi, how much percent does your battery have?"

    What is the common way to ask my question?

    Thank you.

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    Re: how much battery power

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I want to ask someone how much battery power his or her mobile phone has.

    "Hi, how much battery power does your phone have?"
    "Hi, how much percent does your battery have?"

    What is the common way to ask my question?

    Thank you.
    I would ask "How much is left on your battery?" One probably wants to know "time" but most people won't know that.

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    Re: how much battery power

    May I say "how much longer can your battery last?"

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    Re: how much battery power

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    May I say "how much longer can your battery last?"
    Yes, but "will" would be more likely.

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    Re: how much battery power

    You can, in BrE at least, ask how much charge is left in the battery.

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    Re: how much battery power

    Is it wrong to say "how many sections shown in the battery indicator have power"?

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    Re: how much battery power

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is it wrong to say "how many sections shown in the battery indicator have power"?
    Yes. We do talk about how many bars are showing; that's normally for reception, but it could be used for the battery.

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