Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus battery life stats


The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have displays that are larger, brighter, and with better quality than anything we've seen from Apple so far. They also have a 25% faster CPU, and 50% faster graphics. All that jazz must take a heavy toll on the battery, right? Wrong - due to the 20nm production method for the A8 chipset, and the new, more efficient chip packaging, the alleged 2915 mAh battery of the 6 Plus, and the 1810 mAh juicer of the iPhone 6 can last a long time. As you can see, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are both crossing the 10-hour of screen-on time while watching videos or browsing, which is an excellent achievement, but we will run our own test to compare those to what the current flagships can muster.

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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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25 Comments

1. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

same as previous generation......

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Because 80 hours = 40. You sir fail at math and trolling.

8. Busyboy unregistered

Your no better at math smurf

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Care to explain? Because you too fail at trolling.

11. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

They're company numbers, so hard lies really. If you look at the more important metrics like the browsing numbers you will notice that there is maybe a 10% change in the OFFICIAL numbers. So the new iPhone is likely going to last either equal to or less than current gen iPhones, which were horrible battery wise to begin with.

13. Busyboy unregistered

1600 single thread, 2900 multi and you thought it was quad core. Good one smurfette

14. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Who are you again?

17. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

2. lolatfailphones

Posts: 224; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

Hope battery drain is gone

4. Python212

Posts: 363; Member since: Aug 13, 2014

battery still lags behind other flagship phones...

5. palmguy

Posts: 986; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Wow. That ain't good. Reminds me of my OG Palm Pre back in the days compared to the other phones at the time.

6. twens

Posts: 1183; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahha! I can't stop laughing, I'm keeping my 5s. I hope other iPhone owners do the same. We the consumers need to teach apple a serious lesson so next year they'll give us something worth our hard end monies.

15. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

are you okay? what were you expecting? even the s4 to the s5 is not a big leap, by time you upgrade come back around the 6s will be a bigger leap for you

7. zig8100

Posts: 243; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

I love how didnt post 4g battery results lolol they trollin

12. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

LTE = 4G. But 10 hours web browsing on 4G seems like a huge lie to me, how on earth did they get 4G almost as efficient as 3G?

19. Iodine

Posts: 1503; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

It's Apple.

21. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

No, LTE is a type of 4G (or maybe its the other way around).

20. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

lol u stupid .

10. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Not very impressed :p Apple is good at software i give them that, but you can only go soo long without good hardware.

16. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

honestly answer what the other hardware do that the iphone cannot do that is such a big deal. its a closed source, it do not need a snapdragon to get the same benchmark numbers

18. vuyonc

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Yay they caught up to 2013 standards. Barely.

22. warrenellis93

Posts: 557; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

BREAKING NEWS!!!! they meant to say iphone 6 battery in the iphone 5s would produce these numbers

23. warrenellis93

Posts: 557; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

at least apple finally gave their customers an option to have a bigger iphone

25. braveit

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 12, 2014

that is good enough.

24. luckieguy13

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

Anybody notice their specs include 4G (LTE) browsing verus 3G browsing... What about 3G talk verus 4G talk? It only display 3G talk... LOL what a joke! Another thing people need to understand is that the specs are given without providing detail of those test. Under what condition was the phone in. Some people use GPS and talk while driving. Got to be fair - love the design and software. Engineering wise... when you increase screen size, along with more features, and "faster" processor, the phone will need more juice to power all of this. If Apple failed to listen to consumers about battery life since iPhone 4 then I am afraid these new models will be no different. What good does a phone full of features can do when the phone is dead.

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