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With the help of a robotic arm, an automated chatbot, and custom scripts to cycle through various websites, our "PhoneBuffStyle" battery test simulates real world smartphone usage better than any test out there.

 

The test itself consists of 1-hour simulated sessions in a variety of apps ranging from the phone and messaging to web browsing and navigation. Complete with a 16-hour standby test, our battery test offers the most comprehensive look into a smartphone's battery life.

CURRENT RANKINGS

RANK

BRAND

SMARTPHONE

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULTS

1

11 Pro Max

6.5" OLED Display

2688x1242 Resolution

3969 mAh Battery

Total time: 27h 05m

Active time: 11h 05m

Died on: App Cycle

2

S20 Ultra (60 Hz)

6.9" DAMOLED Display (60 Hz)

2400x1080 Resolution

5000 mAh Battery

Total time: 26h 24m

Active time: 10h 24m

Died on: App Cycle

3

P30 Pro

6.47" OLED Display

2340x1080 Resolution

4200 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 42m

Active time: 9h 42m

Died on: Snapchat

T4

OnePlus 8 Pro

6.78” OLED Display (120 Hz)
3168x1440 Resolution
4510 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 35m
Active time: 9h 35m
Died on: Snapchat

T4

S20 Ultra (120 Hz)

6.9" DAMOLED Display (120 Hz)

2400x1080 Resolution

5000 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 35m

Active time: 9h 35m

Died on: Snapchat

6

OnePlus 7T

6.55” OLED Display (90 Hz)
2400x1080 Resolution
3800 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 34m
Active time: 9h 34m
Died on: Snapchat

7

Note 20 (U.S./CA)

6.7" SAMOLED Display

2400x1080 Resolution

4300 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 30m

Active time: 9h 30m

Died on: Snapchat

8

Pixel 5

6.0" OLED Display (90 Hz)

2340x1080 Resolution

4080 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 26m

Active time: 9h 26m

Died on: Snapchat

9

11 Pro

5.8” OLED Display
2436x1125 Resolution
3046 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 24m
Active time: 9h 24m
Died on: Snapchat

10

OnePlus Nord

6.44” OLED Display (90 Hz)
2400x1080 Resolution
4115 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 22m
Active time: 9h 22m
Died on: Snapchat

11

S10+ (U.S./CA)

6.4" DAMOLED Display

3040x1440 Resolution

4100 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 10m

Active time: 9h 10m

Died on: Snapchat

12

OnePlus 7T Pro

6.67” AMOLED Display (90 Hz)
3120x1440 Resolution
4085 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 05m
Active time: 9h 05m
Died on: Snapchat

13

S20+ (U.S./CA)

6.7" DAMOLED Display (120 Hz)

2400x1080 Resolution

4500 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 04m

Active time: 9h 04m

Died on: Snapchat

14

Note 10+

6.8" DAMOLED Display

3040x1440 Resolution

4300 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 02m

Active time: 9h 02m

Died on: Snapchat

15

iPhone 12

6.1” OLED Display
2532x1170 Resolution
2815 mAh Battery

Total time: 25h 01m
Active time: 9h 01m
Died on: Snapchat

16

Note 20 Ultra

6.9" DAMOLED Display (120 Hz)

3088x1440 Resolution

4500 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 55m

Active time: 8h 55m

Died on: Spotify

17

OnePlus 6T

6.4" AMOLED Display

2280x1080 Resolution

3800 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 53m

Active time: 8h 53m

Died on: Spotify

18

iPhone 11

6.1" LCD Display

1792x828 Resolution

3110 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 43m

Active time: 8h 43m

Died on: Spotify

19

Note 9

6.4" SAMOLED

2960x1440 Resolution

4000 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 29m

Active time: 8h 29m

Died on: Spotify

T20

iPhone XR

6.1" LCD Display

1792x828 Resolution

2942 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 28m

Active time: 8h 28m

Died on: Spotify

T20

Note 20 (Global)

6.7" SAMOLED Display

2400x1080 Resolution

4300 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 28m

Active time: 8h 28m

Died on: Spotify

22

S20+ (Global)

6.7" DAMOLED Display (120 Hz)

2400x1080 Resolution

4500 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 14m

Active time: 8h 14m

Died on: Spotify

23

OnePlus 7 Pro

6.7" AMOLED Display (90 Hz)

3120x1440 Resolution

4000 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 04m

Active time: 8h 04m

Died on: Spotify

24

S10 (U.S./CA)

6.1" DAMOLED Display

3040x1440 Resolution

3400 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 01m

Active time: 8h 01m

Died on: Spotify

25

iPhone XS Max

6.5" OLED Display

2688x1242 Resolution

3174 mAh Battery

Total time: 24h 00m

Active time: 8h 00m

Died on: Spotify

26

Pixel 4 XL

6.3" OLED Display (90 Hz)

3040x1440 Resolution

3700 mAh Battery

Total time: 23h 43m

Active time: 7h 43m

Died on: Maps

27

S9+ (U.S./CA)

6.2" SAMOLED Display

2960x1440 Resolution

3500 mAh Battery

Total time: 23h 33m

Active time: 7h 33m

Died on: Maps

28

iPhone XS

5.8" OLED Display

2436x1125 Resolution

2658 mAh Battery

Total time: 23h 23m

Active time: 7h 23m

Died on: Maps

29

S10e (U.S./CA)

5.8” DAMOLED Display
2280x1080 Resolution
3100 mAh Battery

Total time: 23h 00m
Active time: 7h 00m
Died on: Maps

30

S10 (Global)

6.1" DAMOLED Display

3040x1440 Resolution

3400 mAh Battery

Total time: 22h 59m

Active time: 6h 59m

Died on: Gaming

31

iPhone SE

4.7" LCD Display

1334x750 Resolution

1821 mAh Battery

Total time: 22h 16m

Active time: 6h 16m

Died on: Gaming

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