Why Does Your Phone Battery Suck?

With technology advancing so quickly, why do phone batteries still suck? Have researchers found a longer-lasting battery?

Are Solid State Batteries The Perfect Battery? – https://youtu.be/_cLXy9sw4KM
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All powered up: UCI chemists create battery technology with off-the-charts charging capacity
https://news.uci.edu/research/all-powered-up/
“University of California, Irvine researchers have invented nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, moving us closer to a battery that would never require replacement. The breakthrough work could lead to commercial batteries with greatly lengthened lifespans for computers, smartphones, appliances, cars and spacecraft.”

The companies that make your smartphone batteries say they should barely last a year
http://www.techinsider.io/smartphone-batteries-are-only-meant-to-last-a-year-2015-10
“Every time you plug in your phone to charge when it’s below 70%, it goes through a ‘charging cycle.’ So, technically, your smartphone’s battery is only designed to work properly between under a year and under a year and a half. That doesn’t sound very good.”

Samsung Battery Explosions: Key Questions and Answers
http://www.seeker.com/samsung-battery-explosions-key-questions-and-answers-2003996058.html
“Samsung is warning consumers to stop using its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after a spate of battery explosions. It was the latest in a string of lithium-ion battery fires on products ranging from laptops to hoverboards to airliners — and a reminder that pushing the technology envelope can sometimes be problematic.”
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