iPad 3's battery percentage,goin crazy.

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    I was charging my iPad this morning and it finishes just now.After i unplugged it,since it says it's 100% charged and the thunder icon turned into a plug icon,i unplugged the usb cable.After unplugging it,the battery percentage turned 99% till i plugged the usb cable again..(the plug icon shows again with a 100% charged battery) then i unplugged it again and it happens again.I tried to reboot my iPad and it turned to 100% now while it's unplugged.Is this normal? should i let it check to an apple center?
    I'm pretty sure i did nothing to harm the iPad,since it was in it's casing,and i have never drop nor hit it really hard.
     
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    There's nothing wrong with your iPad. If you leave it plugged in for a longer time after it shows 100%, it won't drop to 99% right after you unplug it.
     
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    If so,then why does it go back to 99% after unplugging it then go back to 100% after rebooting it?
    I'll keep an eye on it once i charged it again.But that was pretty weird..is that a damage from the batter or the OS of the device?
     
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    I've had the same thing happen, if I unplug the phone immediately after the charge level reaches 100%, if I let it stay at the 100% level for a time, it won't drop back to 99% for a while. It then takes 20 minutes to 1/2 an hour before it drops to 99%.
     
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    So it is normal? coz mine dropped to 99% just right after unplugging it.
     
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    How long after it reached 100% did you unplug the iPad?
     
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    This is very normal. Although the iPad states its It's at 100%, not quite. Leave it for about 30 minutes to an hour after it says its fully charged. It just a small flaw or something. Both my iPads are like that all my friends iPads.
     
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    Not sure,cause my brother is the one who unplugged it first,then he realizes it turns to 99 then i'm the one who re plugged it and unplugged it for the 2nd time
     
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    Doesn't happen with my iPad but my new iPhone 5 does the same thing with 97% and 100% variants. It works fine still so I am not worried.
     
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    Man you're getting a 109% charge? What you charging with plutonium [​IMG]
     

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