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15.4 Macbook pro retina only 4.5 hours of battery life

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I have a macbook pro retina 15 inch (mid 2012), 2.6ghz, 8gb RAM, that I bought from jnr electronics about 1 month ago in July 2013.


This product is advertised as having 7 hours of battery life.


I decided to time the battery life and found that it only had 4 hours and 33 minutes during light web browsing and Gmail chatting with no flash, video or audio being played.


This is nearly 2- 1/2 hours less than advertised.


I noted that at 3:25pm I had 100% battery, and at 7:58pm I had 0% battery. (pictures attached.)


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Is there something wrong with my battery?

MacBook Pro with Retina display, iOS 6.1.4, (mid 2012), 2.6ghz, 8gb RAM


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