Sony Xperia Z2 battery life test indicates great longevity

Sony Xperia Z2 battery life test indicates great longevity
There it is, the Sony Xperia Z2 has passed through our battery test with flying colors, finishing with a result of 8h 10 min - the best for 2014 flagship! For those who don't know, our battery test runs a custom-made script on the phone, and it's specifically designed to replicate real-world usage. 

Of course, while it's not perfectly representative of real life usage (as any other synthetic benchmark), it does give a relatively good idea of what to expect from a certain handset in the battery life area, especially when compared to other handset. It's always a good idea to keep in mind that battery life experience can greatly vary from user to user, due to different usage patterns and intensity, but all in all, it's hard to argue with numbers, and the Xperia Z2 has given us just that - indisputable proof that the battery it packs is a real marathoner!

Meanwhile, it seems the time it takes to charge the Xperia Z2 is fairly standard, which is to say that it's slower than some more forward-looking phones, like the GS5 and the Oppo Find 7a, which obviously employ techniques that allow them to fill up their tanks significantly faster.

We measure battery life by running a custom web-script, designed to replicate the power consumption of typical real-life usage. All devices that go through the test have their displays set at 200-nit brightness.

hours Higher is better
Sony Xperia Z2
8h 10 min (Average)
Samsung Galaxy S5
7h 38 min (Average)
HTC One (M8)
7h 12 min (Average)
Apple iPhone 5s
5h 2 min (Poor)
6h 48 min (Average)

minutes Lower is better
Sony Xperia Z2
Samsung Galaxy S5
HTC One (M8)
OPPO Find 7a

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Xperia Z2

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  • Display 5.2 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera) 2.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow


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