Along with better System Performance and Camera Improvement, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both are the best smartphones Apple has ever made as far as Battery Life is concerned. Today, we have got some battery test results to tell you which Smartphone is the best in terms of battery life.

Battery Life Test Comparison : iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 Edge vs HTC 10 vs iPhone 6s Plus vs iPhone 6s vs LG G5

Before I go ahead to tell you the result, let me tell about the battery capacity of each device.

  1. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge : 3600 mAh
  2. Samsung Galaxy Note : 3500 mAh
  3. Samsung Galaxy S7 : 3000 mAh
  4. HTC 10 : 3000 mAh
  5. iPhone 7 Plus : 2900 mAh
  6. LG G5 : 2800 mAh
  7. iPhone 6s Plus : 2750 mAh
  8. iPhone 7 : 1960 mAh
  9. iPhone 6s : 1715 mAh

All three Samsung Galaxy Devices are at the top as far as Battery power is concerned. iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 feature the smallest battery compared to all other listed devices.

Battery Life Test Report

This report is based on internet browsing over WiFi. All the phones have been used continuously to surf web until the battery drained.


The battery test report is prepared by TomsGuide. Some users may not be satisfied with the result and may complain that one device runs longer than the other one, and they have seen it in another article or videos.

Why Samsung Galaxy Note 7, S7 and S7 Edge have lower score in battery test

Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge all of them feature a Quad HD Display (1440 x 2560 pixels) compared to Full HD Display (1080 x 1920 pixels ) in iPhone 7 Plus. So this is obvious that device with the higher resolution will die earlier compared to those with lower resolution.

Battery Life Comparison based on T-Rex (recorded via GFXBench website)

  • HTC 10 : 257 Minutes
  • iPhone 7 Plus : 224 Minutes
  • Galaxy Note 7 : 218 Minutes
  • LG G5 : 206 Minutes
  • Galaxy S7 Edge : 194 Minutes
  • iPhone 7 : 189 Minutes
  • Galaxy S7 : 175 Minutes
  • iPhone 6s : 122 Minutes
  • iPhone 6s Plus : 139 Minutes

Now the top devices sequence have completely changed. You can’t believe an application telling you the correct battery time. A real battery life comparison can be done by using the device.

MWTechnology has also run battery test comparing iPhone 7 vs Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7 Plus vs Galaxy Note 7. These tests are purely based on Video Playback, and he also turned on WiFi and Bluetooth. These are the results of the test;

Battery Life Comparison (based on Video Playback)

  1. iPhone 7 : 13.2 Hours
  2. Galaxy S7 : 14.1 Hours
  3. iPhone 7 Plus : 14.7 Hours
  4. Galaxy Note 7 : 15.6 Hours

iPhone 7 vs Galaxy S7 Battery Test Video

iPhone 7 Plus vs Galaxy Note 7 Battery Test Video

I hope you understand now what battery life is all about. Battery life of any smartphone depends on various aspects. Depending on system settings, installed apps, network, usage etc. battery life may increase or decrease. A smart user always knows how to keep the battery running longer.

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