For many people, battery life can be more important than hardware performance. Because they mostly use their smartphones for casual tasks like checking email, updating social media pages, video calls and browsing the web, it is more important for them to have their smartphones last for an entire day. Here are smartphones to choose if you prioritize on battery life:
iPhone 12 Pro Max
With 3687 mAh battery, the iPhone 12 Pro Max offers 14 hours for web browsing, 8 hours 30 minutes for video streaming and 3 hours 20 minutes for 3D gaming. Despite its smaller battery, the iPhone 12 series has well-optimized operating system and hardware. With regular uses, it is a guarantee that the iPhone 12 Pro Max could last for a whole day. Constant software improvements make sure that the iPhone 12 becomes more optimized.
Samsung Galaxy S20 series
With 4500mAh battery, Galaxy S20 series offers 12 hours for web browsing, 10 hours for video streaming and 8 hours for 3D gaming. If you often use your smartphone for video streaming and playing games, Galaxy S20 series with its Snapdragon 865 chipset offers great hardware performance. Be aware that you can achieve this result only with 60Hz refresh rate and if you decide to crank up the refresh rate to 120Hz, you will get lower results.
With 4300mAh battery, OnePlus 8 offers 12 hours for web browsing, 9 hours 30 minutes for video streaming and 10 hours for 3D gaming. With Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset inside, this smartphone is among the most affordable high-end model. Good balance between performance and long battery life should be appealing to many mobile gamers.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
With 4500mAh battery, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro offers 14 hours for web browsing, 11 hours 30 minutes for video streaming and 10 hours for 3D gaming. Also, with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset, the Mi 10 Pro offers good performance and excellent battery life.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
With 5000mAh battery, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra offers 16 hours for web browsing, 9 hours for video streaming and 8 hours 45 minutes for 3D gaming. If you spend more time browsing the web, you should Samsung’s latest flagship model. Although the battery life for gaming isn’t the best, it offers exceptional performance with Snapdragon 888. However, performance level of international version with Exynos 2100 isn’t at the same level.
Motorola One Fusion+
With 5000mAh battery, Motorola One Fusion+ offers 15 hours of web browsing, 10 hours 45 minutes of video streaming and 12 hours 30 minutes for 3D gaming. With Snapdragon 730 chipset and Adreno 618 GPU, the One Fusion+ is good enough for casual mobile gaming and 3D gaming at lower details.
Samsung Galaxy A21s
With 5000mAh, Samsung Galaxy S21 offers 15 hours 30 minutes for web browsing, 11 hours for video streaming and 8 hours for 3D gaming. However, with Exynos 850 chipset, it is the least powerful smartphone in the list, but still adequate for many casual tasks.