Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus battery life compared to iPhone 7, 6s, 6s+ and 7+


Apple has three new iPhones: the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. So... how do they do in terms of battery life?

Good news: the iPhone X lasts an average of two hours more than earlier iPhones, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus last about as long as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.


You can take a look at all the detailed battery life numbers in the table right below.

iPhoneXiPhone8iPhone7iPhone6siPhone8 PlusiPhone7 PlusiPhone6s PlusiPhoneSE
Audio(wireless)6040405060608050
Video(wireless)1312131113141413
Wi-Fi browsing--1411-151213
LTE browsing1212121013131213
3G browsing--1210-131212
3G talk (wireless)2114141421212414


source: Apple

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43 Comments

1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1489; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

What a beautiful phone!

12. heyhi

Posts: 137; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

huumm..i dont know..the top of the phone with that "cut" on the display and the camera bump..not so harmonious, "clean"...at least they finally get rid of the huge bezels, can you hear me Sony?

29. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

I agree. It has a cluttered design. If only they turn the camera horizontal.

38. NoAllegiance unregistered

I like it, reminds me of the old clipboard. That protruding camera though, doesn't sit well with me, why manufacturers not just make a thicker phone is beyond me.

41. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

"get rid of the huge bezels" But those side bezels is kinda fat compared to V30, S8, or note8.. it still look thick compared to G6

42. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Pretty disappointing that my two year old 6s Plus is still the king of battery life among iPhones smh Apple WTF! are you doing.

2. shield

Posts: 837; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Lol low battery life.

3. pecapello

Posts: 106; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

THAT camera bump

4. Jishnusur

Posts: 173; Member since: Oct 07, 2013

Who saw the facial recognition fail on stage?

6. thxultra

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I think low lighting is going to be a issue for face id...

8. mikehunta727 unregistered

Works perfectly fine in low light. It uses IR and other stuff, they work just as good in low light as day time

14. zelas

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Who are you? Tim cook, is that you?

17. AmashAziz

Posts: 2923; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Why? Is Tim Cook your dad??

18. mikehunta727 unregistered

? You watch the event? You could clearly see what the iPhone said, enter passcode to activate Face ID. So i don't consider that a fail. It worked right away when he picked up the 2nd iPhone x

34. thxultra

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

The front Camera is a component though. Apple must have lots of faith in it to remove the FPS. Will be interesting to see when the phone comes out.

7. mikehunta727 unregistered

When? He had to put the passcode on the 1st device to activate Face ID, that's why it didn't work there. So he just used the 2nd iPhone X

16. drunkenjay

Posts: 1670; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

so everytime you have to use a passcode to unlock a phone, you have to bring out a new iphone? dam.

20. mikehunta727 unregistered

? Do you own a smartphone with a FP scanner? On both Android and iOS it asks for your passcode on 1st boot up/restart to activate your FP/facial scanner Try it now on your device if it has a FP scanner, restart it, you have to put in your pass code in, can't unlock with scanner on first unlock

31. drunkenjay

Posts: 1670; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

an apple key event where they practiced numerous times and yet they didnt even turn on the phone? that's some bad marketing. if you watched steve jobs, first iphone unveiling, he did it seamlessly with multiple iphones since none of them worked.

35. cmdacos

Posts: 4204; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

To be fair, it probably rebooted on it's own and got locked up...

43. mikehunta727 unregistered

s**t happens bro, I agree, bad marketing and looked bad but the device did say "enter passcode to activate Face ID", thats when he just switched to his 2nd unit, device must of either crashed or was just booted up right before the presentation

19. AmashAziz

Posts: 2923; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Mike, people have got a serious FaceID meme today. Failed when born! Your efforts will be useless to those trolls.

21. hateftotti

Posts: 228; Member since: May 03, 2011

Introducing backup password :))))))))))) It won't let you be upset even if Fce ID does not work :D

5. mikehunta727 unregistered

Pretty disappointing numbers.

9. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Like the phone. Not liking the price. I'll wait for the inevitable BOGO deals to see what all i can score to go along with that price tag...

10. dave0500

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 12, 2017

I am a LG fan and i was going to buy the V30 but now im not sure what to buy and to all those Samsung fanboys let me tell you that you are even worse than apple fanboys just give the dam phone some credit i have never liked an apple product in my life but this is very nice.

13. mikehunta727 unregistered

Yeah.. a lot of haters on this site who wants to see the otherside fail so miserably, they treat it like sports teams. It's really sad if you ask me None of these companies are your friends

15. HouTexan

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Ha! You're delusional. Take a look over on social media where day in and day out, Apple fan girls are talking trash (and they usually make up false statements) about Samsung and Android I'm general. EVERYDAY! you're just salty because LG will ALWAYS be behind Samsung.

24. dave0500

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 12, 2017

Lol i could not care less i just choose what feels better and to be honest apple fanboys always talk trash with no reason but now they have a reason to. and its true that Samsung is better than lg in sales but lg is a far more innovative company than Samsung they always try new things. While Samsung is starting to take the apple road of releasing the same phone over and over again but the iPhone x changed that so we need to accept that this iPhone X is better than S8 Note 8 or V30

23. izim1

Posts: 1599; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

As I've stated before, all fanboys of all brands, are idiots. "Chevy rules!" "Apple is the best in the world!" "Playstation 4 sucks xbox forever!". Every single one is a friggin tool. These companies couldn't give 2s**tes whether people praise, defend, or bash them they just care about the money. If youre a fanboy of any company and/or go out of your way to defend one, youre a complete douche. Edit: and right on cue, kiko and some other douche show up to provide perfect examples...

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