Apple iPhone SE hidden ace: better battery life than iPhone 5s and 6s

The Apple iPhone SE is here and it has a hidden ace up its sleeve: battery life.

While there is no official info just yet about the actual capacity of the 4-inch iPhone's battery, Apple has provided the official battery life numbers and the iPhone SE beats not only the iPhone 5s that it succeeds, but also the more expensive iPhone 6s.

The biggest gains of up to 30% you'd see come in battery life while browsing and watching video, while for audio and 3G talk time the numbers between the iPhone SE and iPhone 6s are identical.

We have put together a table to show you the difference between the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s and iPhone 5s battery life (in hours) right below:

iPhone SE
iPhone 6s
iPhone 5s
Wi-Fi browsing131110
LTE browsing131010
3G browsing12108
3G talk141410
*all figures in hours

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iPhone SE
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1624 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014


4. Bm888

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

This gadget .. Is like that smart, crazy kid that outsmarts elder siblings.. Lol,, it's going to sell like wild fire

2. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1360; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Isn't the screen smaller then the 6 and 6s so that it has less work to do then those two phone? This should be a no brainier that it would out last the other two models

3. Unordinary unregistered

This is true.

6. GreenZone

Posts: 146; Member since: Mar 04, 2014

Dont forget tho, the battery compartment is also smaller than 6

7. MrHate

Posts: 318; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

You forget that the phone is smaller and thus there is less space for a big battery.

12. Iodine

Posts: 1499; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

You forgot it's thicker, and has no 3D touch to take up space.


Posts: 944; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Yeah but you cant teach common sense lol. Still 4 inch is too small for me gonna wait for 7 plus

18. barondebxl

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

But pushes same number of pixels than the 6/6s

8. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Anyone know what this phone will cost on contract? My Android is too big and I miss my old small iPhone (3.5 inch screen)

9. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Im guessing $50 or less with a contract if the unlocked price is starting at $399

10. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

What's gonna be the price difference for the 64 on contract?

13. Iodine

Posts: 1499; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Hmm this would take a fight to the Plus one ! Considering it's size it's amazing, compared to anything. Will there be am smart battery case for this ?? And hope this sets a trend for the iPhone 7... A flagship will be better than this.

15. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Now that's what I call: "cool" :) !! Can't wait to see a batterie review test.

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