HTC One battery scores very well in endurance tests

If you have been worried about the sealed battery into the HTC One, fret not, as it seems to power the phone for a long time, an improvised 3rd party test indicates.

The One sports a 2300 mAh juicer, with which the phone managed the very respectable 8 hours and 32 minutes of video playback, and more than 16 hours of talk time in 3G mode. Given that any score above six hours in continuous video playback is already above the average mark, this is a pretty good achievement on HTC's part, and with a high-res Full HD screen at that.

source: ExpertReviews

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  • Display 4.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)



1. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

It's One aree where HTC has outdone itself. Very impressive stats based on early reviews and user feedback (SAMOLED still outperforms screen drainage though).

21. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

This phone is just PERFECT from every single angle. Superb metal design. Fantastic screen. Raw effing power. Great camera and it's features. Stereo front speakers. Wide angle front camera. Even better Sense + BlinkFeed. LOTS of storage. Great battery life. It just has it ALL !! :)

26. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

agree dude better to buy HTC one, Xperia Z, or Motorola X

28. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

LOL Yeah......right

42. StevenFranklin

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

The camera isnt even good, i was expecting more out of it, and when the verge reviews it they said it has bad battery life

43. gogowho

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 12, 2013

are you from HTC marketing team,rizevnarastek? or I should call you Chebulla?why did you post exactly the same thing on gsmarena? too hard to come up with new slogons?

2. drpain

Posts: 85; Member since: Feb 07, 2013

3G talk time, big whoop. Video playback is good tho. Lets see web browsing over 4g scores. That's the great equalizer.

12. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Wait a minute....I actually use my phone for calls.... Talk times do matter to some of us.

38. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

That's the great equalizer, and if the S4 launches with SAMOLED it'll get trashed by the HTC One in web browsing over 4G. Samsung is traditionally all about inefficient software that they hide with massive batteries.

3. No_Nonsense unregistered

Nice, so hopefully they've answered a major problem with their phones. The others being Sense, camera (still unimpressive in the One) and expandable storage + removable battery.

29. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

HTC phones usually have good talk times and decent to good multimedia times. Call quality also tends to be top notch as is speaker volume.

4. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

i still wish it was replaceable...

5. wendygarett unregistered

I don't trust the source much, HTC has a bad reputation for making an awful battery life phone fyi...

16. rodkurt

Posts: 128; Member since: Nov 29, 2012


18. BillyG

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 24, 2012

its a fact. HTC always put bad battery on their phones, compared to Samsung and Motorola. don't be surprised if few months later, HTC will come with HTC One+ with bigger battery...

6. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

What about web browsing??? Really hope it's above 8 hrs...

7. amiroo

Posts: 269; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

wowww this monster is perfect... great HTC Great.

8. nikenturd unregistered

But after (more than) a year or so, performance and efficiency would degrade dramatically....nothing beats a user replaceable battery, just sayin.

13. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Since 2008....I have yet to keep a smart phone long enough where the battery degraded dramatically. The longest I had a smartphone since then was 18 months. Even that battery didnt degrade dramatically. I have been using non removable batteries since 2011...and havent had a problem yet. They do degrade....but I dont think we keep our phones long enough to have it happen.

39. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

After a year, go get it replaced. 30 dollars and you won't have to worry for another year or two. Seriously, this ship has sailed.

9. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

htc love everything but the camera -_-

36. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

have you seen the video quality, it actually is amazing. Feels almost like a dslr if you do the same filter editing.

10. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

htc has shown that they really want to compete.Htc is really on a roll here with the 'one' which has great battery life, the best screen by far and the best designed phone i've ever seen.

11. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

pretty good result! HTC One will surely compete with SIV! few more days to go and its judgement day! :)

14. sks1969

Posts: 108; Member since: Mar 04, 2012

People always keep mentioning about how much talktime, browsing, video watching but after you charge the phone, you don't want to keep watching a video constantly, you have other things you do in life :) Android is really bad with retaining charge when doing nothing. Even if I do nothing with my S3 I loose about 4 percent in about 6 hours(I dont want to keep turning off everything on the phone in that period). That is something which no one mentions. why? I think that should be another characterstic that should be mentioned when discussing battery life?

15. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

LOL. The iPhone 5 just only 8 hours??? By the way, well done HTC!

19. bucky

Posts: 3784; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

This source shows the nexus beating the sgs3 in battery. That alone discredits it...nm the iPhone 5. My nexus 4 couldn't last me to 2pm. Then it was charging from 2pm to 4pm.

20. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

WHAT?! Is there a problem with the battery?

23. bucky

Posts: 3784; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I don't think so. It was fine if I didn't use it. Mind you, I didn't keep the phone for longer than 3 days. I was not impressed by the battery.

25. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sorry about your Nexus, but you will still continue using it right? Battery life isn't really a big deal. Don't forget, the Nexus is a cool phone :)

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