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Android Smartphones Ranked by Battery Life

One of the most important factors when considering a new smartphone is its battery life. And while usage behavior will vary from person to person, there are several ways to create a standard form of measurement.

Higher battery capacity does not always equate to longer battery life. In this chart, we used PC Mark Battery Test to gather the approximated battery life of each of the smartphones included in this list (recent update is April 1, 2017).

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DeviceBattery CapacityPC Mark Battery Test Result
ASUS Zenfone Max5,000mAh19 hours, 59 minutes
Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus 3,800mAh15 hours, 50 minutes
Starmobile UP Max5,000mAh15 hours, 26 minutes
Xiaomi Mi Max4,850mAh14 hours, 9 minutes
Motrola E3 Power3,500mAh14 hours, 5 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 3 (5.5)3,000mAh13 hours, 46 minutes
Starmobile Play Max4,000mAh13 hours, 31 minutes
Lenovo Vibe P15,000mAh13 hours, 41 minutes
Infinix Hot Note4,000mAh13 hours, 15 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 3 (5.2)2,600mAh12 hours, 49 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser ZE550KL3,000mAh12 hours, 31 minutes
OPPO F3 Plus4,000mAh12 hours, 21 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra4,600mAh12 hours, 2 minutes
Elephone P80004,165mAh11 hours, 29 minutes
O+ Ultra4,000mAh11 hours, 24 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S8+3,500mAh11 hours, 12 minutes
Huawei Mate 94,000mAh11 hours, 6 minutes
Asus Zenfone 3 Max4,100mAh10 hours, 49 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S83,000mAh10 hours, 43 minutes
Honor 83,000mAh10 hours, 43 minutes
Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5s3,000mAh10 hours, 32 minutes
Nokia 63,000mAh10 hours, 31 minutes
Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact4,500mAh10 hours, 31 minutes
OPPO R7 Plus4,100mAh10 hours, 26 minutes
Samsung Galaxy Note73,500mAh10 hours, 24 minutes
Motorola Moto E (2nd-Gen)2,390mAh10 hours, 24 minutes
Alcatel Flash Plus3,500mAh10 hours, 23 minutes
Huawei Mate 10 Pro4,000mAh10 hours, 21 minutes
Lenovo P704,000mAh10 hours, 16 minutes
Infinix Zero 4 Plus4,000mAh10 hours, 6 minutes
Huawei Mate 84,000mAh10 hours, 4 minutes
Oppo A572,900mAh9 hours, 59 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge3,600mAh9 hours, 50 minutes
Oppo F3 Plus3,200mAh9 hours, 49 minutes
OnePlus 23,300mAh9 hours, 45 minutes
Vivo V5 Lite3,000mAh9 hours, 40 minutes
Vivo V5 Lite3,000mAh9 hours, 40 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare Selfie3,000mAh9 hours, 35 minutes
LG G4 Stylus3,000mAh9 hours, 34 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+3,000mAh9 hours, 32 minutes
LG Google Nexus 5X2,700mAh9 hours, 28 minutes
Samsung Glaxy S83,000mAh9 hours, 21 minutes
ASUS Zenfone Selfie3,000mAh9 hours, 20 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S73,000mAh9 hours, 19 minutes
Vivo V5s3,000mAh9 hours, 19 minutes
Gionee S Plus3,150mAh9 hours, 19 minutes
Huawei P93,000mAh9 hours, 18 minutes
Huawei P103,200mAh9 hours, 15 minutes
HTC A9s2,300mAh9 hours, 14 minutes
Cherry Mobile Cosmos Three3,500mAh9 hours, 13 minutes
Huawei Honor V94,000mAh9 hours, 12 minutes
Lenovo PHAB Plus3,500mAh9 hours, 10 minutes
Xiaomi Redmi Pro4,050mAh9 hours, 7 minutes
Cherry Mobile Desire R7 Plus3,000mAh9 hours, 6 minutes
BlackBerry PRIV3,410mAh9 hours, 6 minutes
ZUK Z14,100mAh9 hours, 2 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S62,550mAh8 hours, 53 minutes
Lenovo A6000 Plus2,300mAh8 hours, 51 minutes
Xiaomi Mi4i3,120mAh8 hours, 51 minutes
OPPO F1 Plus2,850mAh8 hours, 50 minutes
O+ Venti 4G3,000mAh8 hours, 49 minutes
Vivo V3 Max3,000mAh8 hours, 47 minutes
Xiaomi Mi 53,000mAh8 hours, 41 minutes
Samsung Galaxy Tab A4,200mAh 8 hours, 35 minutes
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 32,910mAh8 hours, 34 minutes
Motorola Moto M3,050mAh8 hours, 32 minutes
LG G52,800mAh8 hours, 31 minutes
Samsung Galaxy Note 53,000mAh8 hours, 33 minutes
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime2,600mAh8 hours, 27 minutes
Meizu M22,500mAh8 hours, 21 minutes
OPPO A392,900mAh8 hours, 20 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition3,000mAh8 hours, 20 minutes
HTC 103,000mAh8 hours, 19 minutes
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016)3,100mAh8 hours, 16 minutes
OPPO A372,630mAh8 hours, 16 minutes
Huawei Honor 4C2,550mAh8 hours, 16 minutes
Asus Zenfone Live2,650mAh8 hours, 15 minutes
CloudFone Excite Prime2,820mAh8 hours, 6 minutes
Sony Xperia Z52,900mAh8 hours, 6 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 ZE550ML3,000mAh8 hours, 6 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare S4 Plus2,800mAh8 hours, 6 minutes
Samsung Galaxy A83,050mAh8 hours, 6 minutes
Vivo Y532,500mAh8 hours, 2 minutes
Sony Xperia Z33,100mAh8 hours, 0 minutes
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua2,400mAh7 hours, 49 minutes
ZTE Blade A711 (Blade X9)3,000mAh7 hours, 47 minutes
Alcatel Flash 23,000mAh7 hours, 47 minutes
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact2,700mAh7 hours, 47 minutes
Xiaomi Redmi Note 34,000mAh7 hours, 46 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge2,600mAh7 hours, 46 minutes
SuperD D13,000mAh7 hours, 45 minutes
Flash Plus 23,000mAh7 hours, 45 minutes
O+ M2,000mAh7 hours, 45 minutes
Starmobile UP Ultra2,500mAh7 hours, 43 minutes
Huawei G83,000mAh7 hours, 42 minutes
Huawei Mate S2,700mAh7 hours, 39 minutes
Starmobile Knight Spectra3,500mAh7 hours, 37 minutes
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium3,430mAh7 hours, 35 minutes
Lenovo K804,000mAh7 hours, 28 minutes
Huawei P82,680mAh7 hours, 21 minutes
Lenovo A6600Plus2,300mAh7 hours, 14 minutes
HTC U Play2500mAh7 hours, 10 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 Deluxe3,000mAh7 hours, 8 minutes
HTC One M82,600mAh7 hours, 8 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 1.8GHz3,000mAh7 hours, 7 minutes
Sony Xperia C5 Ultra2,930mAh7 hours, 6 minutes
Lenovo A70002,900mAh7 hours, 6 minutes
Arsenal VR One2,800mAh7 hours, 1 minute
O+ Sonic2,000mAh7 hours, 0 minutes
ASUS Zenfone 2 ZE551ML 2.3GHz3,000mAh6 hours, 56 minutes
Sony Xperia XA Ultra2,700mAh6 hours, 54 minutes
Starmobile Knight Elite2,600mAh6 hours, 52 minutes
Lenovo Vibe Shot3,000mAh6 hours, 49 minutes
Gionee Elife E83,520mAh6 hours, 42 minutes
Cherry Mobile G12,500mAh6 hours, 38 minutes
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro4,050mAh6 hours 37 minutes
Asus ZenPad S 8.0 4GB3,950mAh6 hours, 37 minutes
O+ Xfinit2,000mAh6 hours, 37 minutes
Cherry Mobile M13,600mAh6 hours, 33 minutes
LG V103,000mAh6 hours, 33 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare P12,350mAh6 hours, 31 minutes
LG G43,000mAh6 hours, 25 minutes
Lenovo K3 Note3,000mAh6 hours, 24 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare X3,000mAh6 hours, 17 minutes
HTC One M72,300mAh6 hours, 11 minutes
Motorola Moto X2,300mAh6 hours, 2 minutes
MyPhone my86 DTV2000mAh6 hours, 2 minutes
OPPO N3 3,000mAh 6 hours, 2 minutes
Lenovo A7000 Plus2,900mAh6 hours, 1 minute
ZenFone 2 ZE500CL2,500mAh5 hours, 58 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare P1 Plus3,000mAh5 Hours 53 minutes
Torque Droidz Octave1,900mAh5 hours, 47 minutes
Acer Liquid Z5202,000mAh5 hours, 44 minutes
Huawei Mate 74,100mAh5 hours, 31 minutes
Happy Mobile Neo Lite2,000mAh5 hours, 11 minutes
Prestigio 5508 Duo2,300mAh4 hours, 59 minutes
Asus ZenPad 7.0 Z370CG3,950mAh4 hours, 56 minutes
Asus ZenPad S 8.0 2GB3,950mAh4 hours, 49 minutes
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.44,900mAh4 hours, 43 minutes
Cherry Mobile MAIA Smart Tab3,800mAh4 hours, 43 minutes
Huawei Honor 6 Plus3,500mAh4 hours, 39 minutes
Starmobile Knight Vision2,450mAh4 hours, 35 minutes
O+ 360 HD2,000mAh4 hours, 20 minutes
Asus Zenfone C2,100mAh4 hours, 20 minutes
Google Nexus 52,300mAh4 hours, 13 minutes
CloudFone Special Edition1,900mAh4 hours, 4 minutes
Cherry Mobile Flare XL2,300mAh3 hours, 55 minutes
Ekotek Ekotab Encore 3G2,500mAh3 hours, 43 minutes
MyPhone my28S1,450mAh3 hours, 13 minutes
O+ Duo4,200mAh2 hours, 33 minutes

* Update: We’re also including phablets and tablets into the list. We will also add our standard video loop test as a secondary data set.

We used PC Mark Battery Test as it is more or less standardized and simulates normal usage behavior like web browsing, photo and video playback, gaming and file manipulation. The resulting time is not exact but merely a representative of their relative performance with each other.

We will be updating and using this chart every month to include more devices as we test them.


Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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66 Responses

  1. RD says:

    How about Firefly Mobile Allure 64 LTE?

  2. Phillip says:

    Interesting.. nagulat ako sa ZF2, nasa bandang taas pero kung magcomment ang mga owners sobrang bilis daw ma-lowbatt

    • nyayay says:

      truelalu
      try niyong pumunta sa zenfone forum ng asus halos reklamo sa battery ang nandun. totoo naman kahit sa review ng iba

    • jr says:

      im currently using zf2 ze551ml more or less 7 hrs of streaming using wifi, 5hrs lang pag naka data

    • Basa basa din pag may time says:

      Baka naman ze 551ml ang inutukoy mo?
      Zenfone laser kasi nakalagay sa pangalawang spot. Talagang matipid sa battery dahil 410 sd ang procie at 720p lang ang reso kaya matagal malowbat

  3. Lenard says:

    eh asan ang z3 compact?

  4. Yazzy says:

    Can you guys add other tests for battery life like video loop playback for example? This is a real world test and can give us a better idea on how long the battery of the device really last.

  5. Marvin says:

    Where are some models of Cloudfone thrill?

  6. hope says:

    Talagang di man lang nakapasok ang myphone. Myphone Uno user ako tagal ng battery life kahit mag sound maghapon at nka wifi ako hanggang 5pm na yun. Talagang siguro may galit ang Yugatech sa Myphone.

  7. Christian says:

    Can you include Windows Phone at iPhones in your other articles? Sayang, it would be also interesting to see how those phones compare to others.

  8. JG says:

    you should include meizu m1 note

  9. romeocharlie says:

    I’d say mas reliable ang loop test na ginagawa nina yugatech than pcmark.

    deceiving talaga yung ZF2, actual users ang ranting bout its battery life..

    BTT: you can add Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4, although old models but worth the comparison.

  10. Tan says:

    Ung Flare S3 Power… bakit di kasama sa ranks?

  11. bern says:

    Could you add Meizu M2 Note and Sony XPeria Z3 Compact?

  12. Jes says:

    Lenovo P70 scored 10 hours+ while K80 only 6 hours+ with same 4,000mah battery. Bakit kaya?

  13. Yul says:

    I read on Engadget that Samsung Note 3 still is number 1 when it comes to battery life.

  14. adam says:

    please add “Infinix hot note” for low price battery comparison

  15. Jay says:

    Nexus 5 user here. Mine lasts 6hrs with some internet use.

  16. jp says:

    Where’s the LG G Pro 2?

  17. jtin says:

    nakakatuwa naman po my nag rereview ng mga local phone tulad ng Cherry Mobile at myphone keep it up po maganda ang site na ito sa mga nag hahanap ng budget phone na matagal ang battery life

  18. Ronald says:

    Nice info.

  19. Vincee says:

    Cherry Mobile Fuze S user here. My smartphone should be included in this list.

  20. yadzkie says:

    LG G3?

  21. Kofty says:

    Anong baseline ginagamit nyo for the tests? Brightness? Volume? Wifi on? Data on? Etc.

  22. how about sony xperia z2?

  23. Jhandie says:

    sana my full review ng O+ ultra

  24. karl says:

    cherry mobile s3 power/fuze s pls :)

  25. brylle dave says:

    What about the lenovo A5000 4000mah?

  26. A follower of your blog says:

    Misleading.. Like you said, it does not necessarily mean that the higher the mAh the longer the battery… Why not do a survey and ask people which phone they think lasts longer?

  27. A follower of your blog says:

    Hahaha… Bias… Pinipili lang ang mga positive comments… Yung mga negative deleted… No wonder maraming nagsasabi na bias ang media

  28. bambi lee says:

    try samsung e6

  29. baconbriefs says:

    Interested in the MAIA Smart Tab but its position on that list is discouraging, lol.

  30. Phone Collector says:

    Please add Flare 4, s4 and s4 plus!

  31. Reniel Estanislao says:

    What about Flare S3 Power?

    • WC says:

      My Cherry Mobile Flare S3 Power (The newer version with Lollipop pre-installed) logged 12 hours 46 minutes.

      I don’t know how Yugatech test their devices, but I tested it with the following parameters: 50% brightness, Volume at max (it only plays during one portion of the test), no SIM, airplane mode).

      Hope Yugatech could test this unit too, so that they can add it to the list, it’s the cheapest model with 4000 maH battery and with a decent CPU too.

  32. Crimson says:

    Can you add Samsung Galaxy Note 4 N910S please? Thanks YugaTech

  33. Issei says:

    Sir Abe, maybe if you can add the prices of each phone so they can decide more on what to buy.. :-)

  34. Aeon Ranger says:

    Dami pang wala dito. Nokia and Windows Phones are not listed…

  35. huazyness says:

    please update the ranking.tnx!

  36. Kolokoy says:

    how about Firefly Mobile Intense Power?

  37. Sephiroth says:

    Pls update this list including the Acer liquid Z630 and Acer Z630S

  38. mel gaza says:

    how about the zenfone 3 max ??

  39. NIlz says:

    So this means that Mediatek-based devices are really inefficient devices.

  40. mel gaza says:

    how about the new asus zen 3 Laser ? :-)

  41. jl says:

    how about oukitel k10000? Reviews say that it lasts for a week. This phone has a 10000 mah battery. I really want to see. I’m sure you would be excited to test such phone.

  42. orlando says:

    wheres alcatel pixi 4 plus power?

  43. Win ong says:

    Hi why is zenfone 3 zoom not in the list? I’m curious to see how it does as zenfone 3 can manage to get 13hrs with 3000 mah because of the snapdragon 625.

  44. Win ong says:

    Ah ok thanks abe, is there something wrong with the zenfone 3 zoom thats why it crashes? Please also include the f3 plus. Im also curious how it fares against the rest. Im checking back on this article every now and then for reference. Great job guys. Hope u keep it up!

  45. Win ong says:

    What is wrong with the zenfone 3 zoom thats why Pcmark battery test crashes? I read it in yugatech review too. Please also include the f3 plus. Im curious how it fares against the competition. Great job on this article by the way. It was very informative.

  46. Win ong says:

    Ahh, well looking forward for the next update of this article. Im looking at these two phones for my next smartphone upgrade. Anyway, more power to u guys ????

  47. Ren says:

    Hi Abe,

    I’ve tried it on my S8+ and gave me a result of 6hrs and 7mins, with full brightness on and everything else turned off. I think it’s too low, should my brightness be set somewhere in the middle?

    I’m really disappointed on how it performed given that some of the tests I’ve seen goes beyond 8hrs.
    Don’t know if something’s wrong with the phone, but it’s only 2 weeks old.

    -Ren

  48. Nisar says:

    Nokia 2 ?

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