Monsters from Asia: This is the phone with the largest battery in the world

Monsters from Asia: This is the phone with the largest battery in the world
What's the phone with the biggest battery you could name? Your mind is now probably racing through all sensationalist news articles you've read in your life, but how about this: the phone with the biggest battery we've ever seen was announced at this year's MWC trade show in Barcelona.

Having the tongue-twisting name of Energizer Power Max P16K Pro, this brand new Android smartphone has a mind-boggling 16,000mAh battery and is easily the phone with the largest battery we've ever seen. How much is 16,000mAh, exactly? That's more than five times the size of the batteries inside the Galaxy S8/S9 and the iPhone X. Battery life? Pfft, this thing would certainly last you more than a week of moderate usage or more. If you are a lighter user, then the device will most likely exceed your battery-related requirements by a mile - the simple thought of having so much battery juice available beneath your fingertips boggles the mind.

Guess we could say it's more an Android-powered powerbank than a smartphone. We're joking, of course, but it's fact that you could easily find battery banks smaller than the Energizer's 16,000mAh battery unit. Although we couldn't find a confirmation, we highly suspect that the device will be capable of charging other devices from its seemingly endless energy reserves. One more way to become everyone's best friend on a camping trip!

Topping up such a large battery would normally take half a day at least, but fortunately, the device has fast-charging on deck, which should make the wait a little more bearable. Of course, such a prowess comes at a cost: the device is roughly 15mm thick and quite heavy, tipping the scales at 12.34oz (350gr). 

Truly, the large battery is the biggest selling point of this device, but what are its other specs? Given the dubious name, you will be forgiven to think that the company behind this intriguing brick will be skimping on specs, but it doesn't look like this is the case. The phone comes with a 5.99" IPS display with a resolution of 1080 by 2160 pixels, a mid-range MediaTek Helio P25 chipset (slightly less powerful than Snapdragon 820), 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of built-in storage. 

What's more, you will find four cameras on this phone: two on the front and two at the back. The rear ones are PDAF-enabled 13MP and 16MP ones aided by a dual-tone, dual-LED flash. A 5MP and 13MP front cameras take care of your selfies. A microUSB port (though some outlets report that a USB Type-C port is present), 3.5mm audio jack, and a fingerprint scanner complete the specs list. On the software side, the phone runs Android Oreo.

The device is slated to arrive in India sometime in May, where it will sell at a yet unknown price. As usual, we wouldn't put our money on a wider availability, but one never knows.

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source: Gadgets360



1. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Is it like those cheap chinese battery banks of 20.000mah that at the end are pure s**t and essentially not even half the claimed mah?

5. Subie

Posts: 2427; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

No, after all it's named Energizer. It'll keep going and going and...

6. Master_Oogway

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 06, 2016

It's just 3mm thicker than the Sony XZ2 Compact... And around 13200mah more battery capacity

8. yonith

Posts: 228; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Lmao I was just going to comment something like that. What a screw up by Sony. Classic example of someone in charge pushing a stupid idea.

15. acme64

Posts: 129; Member since: Jul 13, 2015

i was thinking the same thing

3. antroid

Posts: 396; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

I think it's a great backup/vocation phone when you don't know exactly when and where you could find a power outlet.

7. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Don't be fooled by the name, it's just a rebranded DOOGEE BL12000. It's gonna cost 500+ just because of the Energizer name.

11. brasstax

Posts: 546; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

No its not. That one has a a lower specced MT6750 CPU with a 6 inch traditional 16:9 screen and huge dimensions... almost 170 mm in height plus the battery is "only" 12000 mah.

16. mootu

Posts: 1541; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

It's still a Doogee phone, with the name licenced from Energizer.

9. TerryD

Posts: 560; Member since: May 09, 2017

Still goes flat after 2 hours on Clash of Clans

10. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It looks more compact than most 10,000mAh powerbank on market :-/

12. smoked_2na unregistered

About double the weight, but that not too bad for someone that needs the longevity. Energizer Power Max P16K Pro [ 350gr (12.34oz) ] Samsung Galaxy S9 [ 163 g (5.75 oz) ] Samsung Galaxy Note 8 [ 195 g (6.88 oz) ] Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [ 176 g (6.21 oz) ] Apple iPhone X [ 174 g (6.14 oz) ]

13. gamehead unregistered

This phone looks like it'll get me through a week without a charge.

14. Mjf1285

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 15, 2016

id rather just keep my iphone 8 plus and add a battery case to it if thats the case. a phone this bulky around these times is pathetic. i dont want that extra bulk and weight in my pocket. phones are big now. and harder to handle with just 1 hand. why add more to it?

17. robocopvn

Posts: 504; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

Helio P25 is slightly less powerful than Snapdragon 820 ?? Are you kidding us, Phonearena ??

18. T-Dizzle

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Man, I miss the monsters from Asia series. Read the article and logged in just to show some love.

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