If you like hitting the road now and then, having a longer battery life on your Android phone is with no doubt fundamental.
It is the one thing that you should take note of when buying a smartphone that can push you all through the day or even more without any need for recharging. One problem is that with the many Android devices flooding the market, it is not easy to tell or even find which one offers long-lasting battery life. If this is affecting you, you are in the right place. The list that follows is comprised of top smartphones that offer some of the best battery lives as far as Android is concerned.
OnePlus is a Chinese smartphone maker whose first phone is the OnePlus One. The phone boasts a low price, large screen and top hardware, including a battery unit of 3,100mAh. The phone features a quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset, a RAM of 3GB is powered by Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
For just $369, you will be guaranteed of 13 hours of heavy usage. However, if you plan on using it moderately, the juice can last up to a day and a half before plugging into a power source again.
The Chinese maker packed a 3,080mAh battery unit in the Xiaomi Mi 4C smartphone. This phone looks a great deal from the outside; however, getting deeper will only reveal the best of this device. The OEM brings optimized hardware and complementary software that ensures this device lasts a day long or even more with moderate use.
You will come to a low resolution but at the same time high-end processing speed, something that plays a huge role in the reduced battery consumption. In the case of juicing it, you will enjoy the lightning speed that is offered by the new USB Type-C charging. The Xiaomi Mi 4C is currently available at about $240 for the 3GB RAM version.
HTC One M9
Despite having faced issues of overheating thanks to the Snapdragon 810 perceived faultiness, HTC One M9 offers one of the best battery lives of an Android device so far. With a battery unit of 2,840mAh and the big.LITLLE technology, the One M9’s battery life has with no doubt outperformed lots of smartphones in the current market.
HTC says that using the One M9 heavily will last the battery about 13 hours. In the case of ordinary usage, you will be sure of using the phone for more than a day without the need for a power source. Like the Mi 4C, there is a quick charge feature that enables the phone to go from 0-40% in just half an hour, but you will have to buy separately the fast-charging cable in addition to the $414 price tag the phone currently comes with.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
If money is not an issue, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is one of the devices you can go for. In addition to great battery power, the Galaxy Note 5 comes with an amazing camera, a huge 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display screen as well as some unique S-Pen stylus capabilities.
The Note 5 packs an octa-core Exynos 7420 chipset that is powered by a 3,000mAh. Even though this unit is a little smaller than what the Note 4 comes with, the performance you get is amazing. In the case of a combined moderate and heavy usage of the device, expect to go through a day and some hours on top of it before finding a power source becomes essential. This phone currently costs about $624.99 on Amazon.
Other Android smartphones that also offer some of the best battery lives (even two days) include Sony Xperia Z3, Samsung Galaxy S5, Huawei Ascend Mate 7 as well as HTC One M8.
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