LG G2 first battery test results surface

LG G2 first battery test results surface
The LG G2 has definitely captured phone aficionados attention - it sports a nearly bezelless 5.2” full HD display, powerful Snapdragon 800 chip, a 13-megapixel OIS camera and the unique volume rocker on its back. How does it fare in terms of battery life, though? With a 2610mAh stacked battery that allows the device to be very thin, can it also be long-lasting?

First battery tests show that the device does great in some battery benchmarks and not so good in others. Which ones? When 3D apps and games kick in the load from the 5.2” full HD displays hits the battery hard and the handset lasts way below your average premium smartphone.

Results from the battery test are right below and it includes cream of the crop devices like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5.

Test results are presented at 100% brightness and at a lower brightness level, measured at around 230 nits, good for indoor use.

You’d notice that in certain use cases like the browser, the LG G2 performs great thanks to use of Graphic RAM, or GRAM, a graphic memory cache. If you browse the web long, the G2 will definitely not disappoint. In video playback it also has an above average score, but its 3D apps that drain it really quickly. Take a look at the results below.

source: GForGames

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  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(21.3h 3G talk time)



1. bparkerson unregistered

So, can we expect this for all devices sporting the Snap 800 or only LG G2? I'm curious as to the battery test results for the Sony Ultra for comparison. It too uses the Snap 800 as will the Note 3 which is why I'm concerned. I really hope the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 is all it's hyped to be!

4. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The battery is very decent on the SD800 S4 (AMOLED).

2. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Note 2 baby!!! Still holding its place strong!! proud owner

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Web browsing is impressive, video playback is tolerable though not AMOLED level. The SD800/Adreno 330 is a hungry beast at gaming.

5. Kevinphantom

Posts: 82; Member since: Jun 17, 2013

Still my note 2 on the top I can use it for two days I mean aggressive using with some little tips

6. TwentyWendy

Posts: 65; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Why is every phone tested are Korean products? Except iPhone of course...

7. Noble_One

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

The international version has the 3000mAh battery I believe. That extra juice should help with the gaming.

8. zig8100

Posts: 244; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

Doesnt the US Version have a 3000mah battery?

9. Noble_One

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 18, 2012

Yes. I think only the korean version has the 2610mah battery that is removable and the sd card

10. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I guess the droid maxx is left...obvious winner

11. softfurryanus

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

I'm not really impressed with it doing ever so slightly better than the Note II. It needs to do significantly better than the iPhone 5. Battery life is such a damn issue with android.

14. zig8100

Posts: 244; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

Troll! There are many phones that use Android that have a lot better battery life then the Iphone.

12. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

playing will always drain battery

13. wesley.

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Samsung Super Amoled FTW!

15. drunkenjay

Posts: 1703; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

guys please remember that this is the korean model. the international model will have 3000mah battery.

16. ajarnfalang

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

These results are useless. This is the KOREAN MODEL with a 2600mAh battery. The rest of the world will get a 3000mAh battery,

17. spitzaf

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Don\'t forget about processor differences. G2 is 2.26GHz vs the Note 2\'s 1.6GHz. That\'s a 41% increase in clock speed. Then there\'s the display, 1080x1920 vs 720x1280, more than double the number of pixels to render and update. Saying the Note 2 is better on battery is like putting a Corvette against a Civic and saying the Corvette sucks because the Civic got better MPG. If you required that Civic to go as fast as the Corvette you\'d need some crazy mods and its gas mileage would no longer be better. Apples and oranges...

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