Android April 6, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ vs Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Battery Life Comparison

Since the Samsung announced its latest smartphone Galaxy S8+ and by getting a lot of attention, users also have a lot of question about how it will manage to become a leader in the smartphone industry. As the latest mobile devices sound itself “Smartphone”, it should have something very impressive ingredients to differ from other devices. For Long battery timing and performance, it looks like Samsung are looking to give their most important update in the upcoming S8 that will be its battery.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, when released to the public, was a great awe for android users with its elegant design and overall performance. New Galaxy models have a larger screen, But it has come with a shock that battery timing wise iPhone 7 Plus beats the new Galaxy S8+ with a solid margin.

Now that the Galaxy S8/S8+ are close to their official launch and everyone is excited about the device’s elegant look and awesome specs, the question is: can this latest upcoming device last a day on a full charge? The answer is as always Complicated as we all know that this depends on the usage of the device.

Different testing has been done on the latest Galaxy device by PhoneArena and the results show how the S8+ differs from other devices such as iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, S7 edge and Google Pixel XL. As a positive result, it’s a “YES” for the Android users that they will get some of best from Samsung when it comes to battery life of their latest smartphone. The results also reveals that it’s not as good as the 6 months old Apple iPhone 7 Plus.

The Galaxy S8+ battery life test result stands at exactly 8 hours. Compare this with the 7 hours and 18 minutes scored by the Galaxy S7 Edge and you will see that Samsung has managed to improve on their last year’s phone. The S8+ also bests the Google Pixel XL, the OnePlus 3T. But when compared to Apple’s larger iPhone 7 Plus, the S8+ will run out of juice one hour and 5 minutes earlier.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ vs Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Battery Life Comparison

As seen in the above comparison, tests clearly show that Galaxy S8+ lasted eight hours after a full charge. Whereas it is also shown that the Galaxy S7 edge lasts a respectable time of 7-hours & 18-mins. Also, the iPhone 7-Plus got a lead and lasted 9-hours & 8mins. Google Pixel XL lasted 7-hours & 19mins.

After getting full analysis about battery comparison of same and different series Android devices, it looks like the S8+ offers a solid battery time. But Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus beats it to the pulp with its 2900 mAh battery.

It’s worth mentioning here that the Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is powered by Exynos 8895 (and some units with Qualcomm’s processor). These processors are very power efficient as these are fabricated on a smaller ten-nanometer process technology. The Galaxy S8+ also contains a bigger 3,500 mAh battery while the iPhone 7 Plus has 2,900 mAh battery powering it.

There, however, is one strong battery related feature where Samsung leaves Apple far behind, that is the fast battery charging feature. Have a look at the picture below to see how quickly Galaxy devices get a full charge as compared to the iPhone model.

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