Mobile Olympics: phones with the best battery life

We take another peak in our database of battery tests to see which phones offer the longest battery life, and the results might surprise you. It's not always the most popular flagship phones, and not even the ones with the highest juicer capacity that have the best battery life, but rather phones that are a good mix of battery capacity, frugal processors, and most of all - power-sipping screens...
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180 Comments

49. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

I think its for android only

66. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

No it's not. It just didn't quite make the mark.

87. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

this is my 1520 battery stats http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

83. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

It does. The Lumia 1520 even trumps the battery life of those flagships mentioned in GsmArena endurance test:http://blog.gsmarena.com/nokia-lumia-1520-battery-life-test/

88. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

it does, they only wanted to do android this is my 1520 battery stats so you can get an idea what its like http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

27. lifeyourlive

Posts: 126; Member since: Aug 23, 2013

I'm getting every time 24h+ and 7h+ on display with oppo n1

33. vishalaestro

Posts: 81; Member since: Dec 08, 2013

xperia l should not be in the list I can't even get through a day without switching on my stamina mode even with moderate usage

34. akshat29

Posts: 15; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

Soooooo many ads :( :(

67. NexusPhan

Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

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149. lolatfailphones

Posts: 224; Member since: Apr 08, 2013

LMFAO this made me lol

35. winter_hat

Posts: 110; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

BlackBerry Z30 not on the list. Nice try.

37. puckhead

Posts: 81; Member since: Jan 13, 2013

Main reason I just bought the G2 over the Nexus5 was battery life. So sick of battery not making it through an entire day.

78. evarod48

Posts: 154; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

i last 1.5-2 days on my N5

89. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

i know what you mean, its the same reason i switch to Lumia 1520 this my battery stats http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

44. vishalaestro

Posts: 81; Member since: Dec 08, 2013

a serious doubt for me guys plz answer,why many apps don't work on 512mb ram based windows phones whereas it works on android phones with 512mb ram even if the phone is less powerful fro ex temple run oz needs 1gb ram on windows phone but it runs very good on 512mb android phone and ios phone ,is it the reason windows os is poor at memory management when it comes to apps?

52. Adrian38

Posts: 142; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

LG G2 all the way! The battery is BEAST :D

54. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Where is the Lg Optimus G!? A phone from last year but it still has a kick!

56. victory_zhou

Posts: 40; Member since: Oct 03, 2013

well, the bblackberry q10 is also very powerful as it has a small but a powerful 720p display and a micro battery but capcity at 2100mah, with no power saving it can stand for 1.5 days for standby and 4g connection, sad its not in the list

58. rdaex

Posts: 152; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

And the Z30 Battery is killer too

57. techguyone

Posts: 214; Member since: May 18, 2013

Moto G isn't on there, I can get over 6 hrs screen time with mine, and that's with actively doing things. now that's got to be the best value phone of the lot, considering what you get for what it costs.

121. Chidoro43

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

It is now. have to keep checking I guess as it gets updated as new phones make the list

59. zakariamhamdi1

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 08, 2013

galaxy y has a good battery

60. Tech_Junkie1996

Posts: 43; Member since: Aug 29, 2013

What about the LG Optimus F3. It only has a 4" screen but sports a 2100 Mah battery. The reporte talk time is 14 hours, obviousily it isn't going to be that high but I at least expected it to be somewhere on the list.

61. Tahayb52

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

Where's the iPhone

64. alvinl

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 28, 2013

I don't feel like olympics is the correct term for these tests, it should be called marathon instead. If it was the mobile olympics, it should be running different stress benchmarks a number of times until it turns off. This way we can truly see how taxing the processor themselves are.

68. zdprince

Posts: 24; Member since: May 10, 2013

So the question is what has Nokia done to folks here? You managed to add Lenovo P780 which in not in your database to the list but not Lumia 1520 which has a juicy 3400 mAH and 25hrs of battery life on 3G and 4G... this is a wow people...

82. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

P780 has 2 or even 3 days of juice. Low power mediatek CPU makes it even more energy efficient

90. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

this my 1520 battery stats http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

91. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I know what you mean, I thought it would be 1st my self this my 1520 battery stats http://postimg.org/image/64ld3gqjn/

155. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Do you need to be reported for spam or what? No less then ten times so far.
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