Motorola Moto G battery life test: the long-distance runner21
What this number represents is the amount of time you’d be able to use the handset without putting it down for a minute. Keep in mind that in this test we simulate real-life usage and don’t stress-test just one single feature like video playback.
Actually, the Moto G outscored even top-shelf devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, HTC One, and it even topped one of our battery champs, the LG G2.
It’s worth pointing out that our test measures non-stop usage, and in real-life we do put our devices to rest quite often. Given this battery score, we can safely say, though, that the Moto G will last you a full workday without breaking a sweat. Use it moderately, and you should be able to get nearly two days on a single charge. Well done, Motorola!
As for our battery test, we use a simulation of real-life usage. A smartphone nowadays is used for much more than calling and texting, so we had to take this into account. The average smartphone user actually spends most of the time on the web and social media, and you might be surprised that this average Joe of a user actually listens to music and plays games more than he talks! To get a better understanding of that average use, feel free to take a look at the top activities we do on our smartphones.
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