Sony asks Siri about battery life on the new iPhones, suggests users to switch to Xperia

Sony asks Siri about battery life on the new iPhones, suggests users to switch to Xperia
Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus (both announced hours ago) come with various improvements, including 3D Touch control, 12 MP rear cameras, 5 MP front-facing cameras, a new A9 processor, and 2 GB of RAM. However, some things haven't changed, and battery life seems to be one of them.

According to Apple, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus offer the same battery life performance as last year's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This means that, in most cases, users will have to charge the new iPhones on a daily basis.

Once Apple revealed details about the batteries of its new handsets, Sony thought it would be a good idea to take a jab at the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Using the same visuals that Apple used to invite the world to its event from earlier today, Sony is asking "Hey Siri, what about the battery life?", while reminding us that its latest smartphones - Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact, and Z5 Premium - all offer up to 2 days of battery life. This was done via a tweet (check out the source link below) that also contains a link to Sony's website, where iOS users who want to switch to an Xperia can find out more about how and why to do it.

Would you switch from iOS to a Sony Xperia because battery life on the new iPhones may not be that great? Let us know in the comments!


source: Sony (Twitter)

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30 Comments

2. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I would have bought the Z5 if it had a better processor.

6. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

I really like the green one, but I need to know if it EVER shuts down the camera because of heat. I once had the issue in Turkey with Z2 and it drove me mad. The snapdragon 810 resembles a real dragon in terms of heat... And ip68 won't make it any better for the heat to escape.

29. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 293; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

well they did a pretty good job with dual heat pipes for 810, btekt has this video where they've recorded 4k video with Z5 Premium for over 10mins and it just got warm :)

34. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

≈ 15 minutes

38. AZNHA unregistered

dude , btekt use z5 to test the 4k recording in their video.. not z5 premium :)

32. ExCuTioN

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

it has the best qualcomm processor in the market and besides its already way too fast

3. josephnero

Posts: 780; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

how dare u Sony?Isheeps will know the truth now.((steve jobs))

4. PopeFrancis

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

So, are the 2GB of RAM confirmed? Because by reading this article, one could think so.

7. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Yes 2 gig of ram is confirmed

8. PopeFrancis

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Mind to share a link? I haven't found anything on that. Thanks

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Confirmed by who? I'm watching the keynote now, and it hasn't been spoken of.

14. CamaroSS

Posts: 173; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

At a different site, people were confusing 'twice the memory bw (due to lpddr3 -> lpddr4)' with 2GB RAM. It could still be 2GB though. We'll see!

16. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Nope but I can confirm that its 1gb. If it was 2gb it would be the 2nd thing apple would mention after new cpu. So ye, Use some logic

36. stanislav

Posts: 136; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Your logic is bad, apple dont brag about specifications, especialy when they sound old, like dual/triple core 2gb ram etc. The phone has 2gb ram

11. An.Awesome.Guy

Posts: 636; Member since: Jan 12, 2015

I thought Sony was the only OEM that doesn't mock others, apparently I was wrong :(

20. mixedfish

Posts: 1555; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Well apparently playing nice didn't pay off for them in the last two years.

28. T-rex unregistered

that's so unlike sony

13. DillWeed

Posts: 150; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

How have you found that it comes with 2gb of ram? Source Please!?

15. Artisto

Posts: 38; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

TBH Sony is the only OEM that is on par with Apple and I can see people switching from iPhone. Stylish, beautiful, long and solid software support, Z-smartphones are extremely fast as well.

39. AZNHA unregistered

I'm noticed those people in Instagram seems they're happy switching from iPhone to Xperia Z line-up

18. knoxred

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 23, 2015

Can you do "battery comparison" please? Probably Sony phones will dominate

22. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

So what is the market share for Sony in USA? Hmm nice try

30. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

No. 1 in battery life Worldwide

23. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

everybody seems to be in the dark with the RAM thing here,i thought there would be some PA staff at the key note asking if 6s has a 2 gig of ram.

31. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

i was even waiting all the keynotes about RAM and battery life. Apple is really nuts, there counter parts are going with loads of new futures and apple dont care a s**t about it. If i was not tied up with apple echo system i would have switched to Xperia Z5 premiun this year. How patetic it dosent even fit a decent battery whcih will lost all day!!

25. themachine

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 09, 2015

HTC and Sony should make a phone together ;)

27. CamaroSS

Posts: 173; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

Xperia X1 :)?

40. AZNHA unregistered

Xperia One Z6

45. Shamoy

Posts: 112; Member since: Dec 28, 2013

Xperia One*

42. neonix

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 04, 2014

Haha, Sony taking a page out of the Samsung playbook! Good for them. If that marketing works for Sammy, then hopefully it will for Sony.

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