Most smartphones are prone to a common problem – weak battery life. In terms of configuration and performance output all of these are very satisfactory but only a few are able to last a full day even on heavy usage patterns. Few smartphones are equipped with heavy duty batteries to overcome the problem, and some manufacturers have introduced fast charging as an additional support to the power handling. Here are top 10 smartphones in the Indian market with best battery life.
- XiaomiMi 4i
Battery on the XiaomiMi 4i is 3120 mAh. It’s a non-removable li-ion unit which offers around 35 hours of talk time on heavy usage. The screen on type should be 4 to 5 hours on moderate to heavy usage, could last more depending on settings. The CPU underneath is Snapdragon 615 with Adreno 405 GPU. Price – Rs. 12,999.
- Intex Aqua Power Plus
Intex Aqua Power Plus has a 4000 mAh Li-ion battery. Even though this phone is a budget handset, having the large battery pack makes it very popular among the power users. It is powered by a Mediatek 1.3 GHz quad core CPU with 2 GB of RAM, and it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with extensive power saving features. Price – 7,990.
- OnePlus One
2014 version of the flagship killer was better than 2015’s version in many aspects; and with an impressive 3100 mAh li-po battery. It’s non-removable, hence the users can’t get a refill battery pack if required. There’s no fast charging either, but OnePlus One lasts through a decent amount of screen-on time and doesn’t really let the users down during a busy day. It is powered by Snapdragon 801 CPU. Price – Rs. 21,998.
- Sony Xperia Z Ultra
With a humongous display, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra comes with a large battery as well. The battery is non-removable, the capacity of the battery is 3050 mAh which last up to 790 hours on 3G stand by and 820 hours on 2G. The talk time on 2G is 16 hours while it is 14 hours on 3G. Snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz quad core CPU is a decent power consuming processor accompanied by Adreno 330 GPU; should last pretty well for a day. Price – Rs. 21,900.
- Lenovo P70
Lenovo P70 has a non-removable 4000 mAh li-po battery. Even though users can’t switch to a spare battery when the battery goes down; the battery doesn’t really get totally discharged during a moderate usage day. The talk times are respectively 18 hours and 46 hours on 3G and 2G, and the standby times are 816 hours on 2G and 696 hours on 3G. Price – Rs. 12,990.
- Gionee Marathon M4
Gionee Marathon M4 would last a day without any trouble, it could extend up to three days without any trouble. The installed battery unit is a 5000 mAh li-ion battery which offers 50 hours of talk time on 2G and 18 hours on 3G. The standby time is 400 hours on 2G and 225 hours on 3G. The quad core 1.3 GHz CPU draws a decent amount of power, so does the 5 inch HD display. Price – Rs. 13,248.
- Micromax Canvas Juice 3
Micromax Canvas series is a very popular smartphone series from this Indian smartphone giant, and their Juice lineup introduces bigger battery units. The battery on the Juice 3 is 4000 mAh. Canvas Juice 3 is powered by Android 5.1 Lollipop which takes a better approach on power saving and better management of resources on this handset. Price – Rs. 8,478.
- Panasonic Eluga Icon
Panasonic Eluga Icon has a 3500 mAh li-ion battery unit. Users could swap the original battery for a spare in case of a drained battery. However, this unit offers up to 900 hours of standby time on 3G and up to 19 hours of talk time on 3G network bands. The display on Eluga Icon is a 5.5 inch 720×1280 pixels HD unit. Price – Rs. 12,299.
- Nokia Lumia 1320
Windows Phone OS is a better handler of battery power according to many smartphone users and then the flavor of Nokia’s superiority has been added on the Lumia 1320 unit. The battery here is 3400 mAh li-ion. It is non-removable and offers up to 672 hours of standby time. The talk time is 25 hours on 2G and 21 hours on 3G, might vary slightly depending on network strength. Price – Rs. 14,860.
- XOLO Black
With an astounding aesthetic and premium feel, this decently priced handset packs a 3200 mAh li-Polymer battery. This unit could provide up to 736 hours of standby on 2G networks and 699 hours on 3G. XOLO Black is powered by Snapdragon 615 CPU. Price – Rs. 12,999.
These smartphones are great deals for battery power – anyone with requirements for longer operation time should opt for one in their desired budget range.