One of our main concerns nowadays in smartphones is the longevity of battery life. However, the battery life can be extended by using it carefully by limiting its functionalities. Nowadays, the handset manufacturers are addressing this battery life issue in several ways — larger battery, quick charging technology and power efficient chips.
Today, we have compiled a list of smartphones that either has a larger battery or quick charging technology or both. We have picked few smartphones that are good for most of the people but not for all. So if you need a smartphone with good battery life, then these are the smartphones you should have a look at.
1. Lenovo P2
A few weeks back, Lenovo launched a battery-centric smartphone dubbed as P2 starting at Rs. 16,999. This smartphone is juiced with a 5100mAh built-in battery with support for with support for 24W quick charge technology.
In terms of specifications, the P2 comes packed with 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor. It also has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing camera on board.
The company promises up to 10 hours of usage in just 15 minutes of charge and can fully charge in under 90 minutes. It also features one-key power saver, which puts the phone in ultimate power saver mode. It promises up to 32 days of standby and up to 78.69 hours of talk time on 4G.
2. Moto Z Play
Motorola Moto Z Play was launched in the Indian market around October last year at Rs. 24,999. The Z Play is one of the very few smartphones out there in the market that managed to impress us with its battery life. It packs a 3510mAh built-in battery with support for Turbocharging and comes bundled with a Turbocharger (5V-3A/15V).
Talking about the specs, it has a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor. It also has a 16MP rear camera and 5MP front camera on board. The company has made lots of optimizations in the device and even the Snapdragon 625 processor is power efficient as well. Thanks to Qualcomm!
In our One Charge Rating, the Moto Z Play achieved an impressive 20 hours and 20 minutes. You can read the full review here and get it from Amazon.in and Flipkart.
3. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Xiaomi is back with the successor of Redmi Note 3 smartphone in the Indian market with minor upgrades. The Redmi Note 4 is juiced with 4100mAh battery under the hood without any quick charging technology. The company at the launch said that the Redmi Note 4 offers 25% more battery life compared to Redmi Note 3.
It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, similar to the Redmi Note 3, but this is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC. It also has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash and phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
In our One Charge Rating, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 achieved 17 hours and 16 minutes. You can read the full review here. You can buy it on Flipkart and Mi.com
4. Asus Zenfone 3s Max
Asus launched the successor of Zenfone 3 Max in India with 5000mAh battery under the hood in India today. Dubbed as Zenfone 3s Max, it lasted up to an impressive 1.5 days on a single charge during our review with a casual usage including making calls, browsing the Internet and much more.
This smartphone sports a 5.2-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved display and is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 processor. It has a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash and an 8MP front-facing camera with 85-degree wide viewing angle lens. You can get the smartphone from Flipkart.
5. Xiaomi Redmi 3s prime
It packs a 5-inch HD display and is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. it comes equipped with a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front-facing camera on board.
6. Lenovo K6 Power
Lenovo launched its mid-range smartphone dubbed as K6 Power last year in India at Rs. 9,999. It is juiced with 4000mAh built-in battery that promises up to 96.5 hours of music playback, 12.6 hours of web surfing, up to 13.6 hours of video playback, 27 days standby.
It is worth mentioning here that, it does not have any quick charging technology, as it might take around 2 hours to charge the battery from 0 to 100%.
On the specification front, it packs a 5-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 processor. It also has a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 8MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX219 sensor. You can read the full review here. You can buy it from Flipkart.
7. Honor 6x
There is also ultra power saving mode that has only call and message feature to extend the battery more. While it doesn’t have any quick charging technology, it might take around 2 hours for charging from 10 to 100%. In our One Charge rating, the Honor 6x achieved 16 hours and 39 minutes.
In terms of specs, it packs a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 655 16nm processor. The Honor 6X comes with 12-megapixel camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), LED flash and a secondary 2-megapixel for achieving depth of field and background blur. It also has an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
8. OnePlus 3T
Following the success of OnePlus 3, the company launched its successor with small refinement on processor, camera and of course on battery too. The OnePlus 3T packs a 3400mAh built-in battery with Dash charging technology that enables you to charge 60% within 30 minutes. The battery life is pretty good and can easily go through over a full day of use. It also achieved slightly better One Charge Rating compared to the OnePlus 3.
Talking about specifications, it packs a 5.5-inch 1080p OPTIC AMOLED display, is powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor. The smartphone has 16MP camera on both front and back. You can read the full review here and get it from Amazon.in.
9. Xiaomi Mi 5
Xiaomi launched its flagship smartphone dubbed as Mi5 last year. It packs a 3000mAh battery and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology. The screen on time was above 4 hours and the battery life is pretty impressive.
The Xiaomi Mi 5 is packed with 5.15-inch 1080p display, is powered by a Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. It has 16-megapixel camera on the back with dual-tone LED flash and a 4MP front-facing camera
10. Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro
Last year, Samsung launched Galaxy A9 Pro smartphone under ‘Galaxy A’ series in India. This smartphone packs a 5000mAh battery with support for fast charging that lets you charge the battery from 0 to 100% in 160 minutes, and 0 to 32% in just 30 minutes.
In terms of specifications, the Galaxy A9 Pro packs a 6-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor. The smartphone comes with 16MP rear camera with LED flash and 8MP front camera on board.
Further, it has power saving mode and ultra-power saving mode that lets you extend the battery life. In our One Charge Rating, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro achieved 18 hours and 55 minutes. You can read full review here and get the phone from Flipkart.