Galaxy S8 and S8+ official battery life stats are in: a mixed bag compared to the S7 and S7 edge
The WSJ reported not long ago that Samsung is in talks with Murata to become its third battery supplier for the Galaxy S8 batteries, and, sure enough, the battery packs that leaked weremarked with "Samsung Japan," so the actual design may be coming from Sony's former battery subsidiary that is in the process of being acquired by Murata. Samsung is likely diversifying its battery manufacturing technology, and not taking any chances with the S8 in that regard, after the lessons learned from the Note 7 recall.
S7 and S7 edge, but only in certain categories like music playback. For video playback and Internet browsing, the numbers are pretty comparable, while the talk time endurance for the S8 and S8+ is slightly shorter than that of their predecessor:As for the actual battery life out of those two puppies, well, the more frugal tech of the 2960 x 1440 pixels AMOLED display, and the new 10nm Exynos or Snapdragon chipsets have improved the official battery life numbers in comparison with the
Galaxy S7 edge
|3,000 mAh||3,000 mAh||3,500 mAh||3,600 mAh|
|Talk time (hours)||20||22||24||27|