A cell phone is good. A dead cell phone is not. The latest cell phones running on KitKat and Lollipop Android OS are the ones with the greatest battery backup ever. Some of the latest flagship models can even last 2 days on a single rechare on light-medium usage.
Sure the battery life can be extended by very careful use and by following simple steps. Turn off the backlight, turn-off Bluetooth, stop searching for signal, stop searching for Wi-Fi, switch off the vibrate function, and avoid using unnecessary options. What if the phone itself offers a lengthy talk time and an incredible stand by time?
These 7 phones provide just that. A very good talk time and a healthy stand by time. If staying connected is the only criteria and any other feature is a bonus, then these are the phones you are looking for.
Gionee Marathon M3
The Marathon M3 from Gionee is one of the best smartphones with very long battery life available in India currently. It runs on Android KitKat, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, and sports a 5″ IPS HD display. It has also an 8MP AF rear along with 2MP front snapper.
It also boasts a 5000 mAh battery providing it with 32.8 days of standby time, and 32.46 hours and 51 hours of 3G and 2G talk time.
Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
Xperia T2 Ultra is a dual SIM phablet with a 6 inch TFT HD display. It runs on a Snapdragon 1.4 GHz quad-core processor and has 1 GB RAM for ensuring smooth operation of daily apps. It has 8 GB ROM with support with expandable memory up to 32 GB. It also has a 13 MP AF rear camera with LED flash and a 1.1 MP front camera for video-chatting. It is powered by a 3000 mAh battery which might not sound good on paper but in real life, the phone lasts for more than 2 days on medium usage.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Galaxy Note series is always is the leading series when it comes to selecting phones with great battery backup. Galaxy Note 4 is no exception.
To start off, it packs a 5.7″ Super AMOLED display with 2K resolution protected by Gorilla Glass 4, 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 SoC, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM and support for microSD cards up to 128 GB. It features Samsung’s in-house 16 MP AF camera with LED flash and a 3.7 MP front unit. Its 3220 mAh battery is enough to make it last for more than 2 days of normal usage.
Note 4 also has a barrage of new features coupled with sensors like heart rate monitor, fingerprint sensor, barometer, temperature sensor, etc.
LG G Flex
LG G Flex is the first bendable phone produced by LG featuring self-healing back panel coating, 2.26 GHz Snapdragon 800 chip, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM, 6″ Curved HD P-OLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 2, 13 MP AF rear with LED flash, 2.1 MP front cam, 3500 mAh non-removable battery along with other regular connectivity options like GPS, GLONASS, microUSB 3.0, USB Host, WiFi hotspot with WiFi Direct.
Motorola Moto Turbo
Motorola Droi Turbo is the current Motorola flagship phones featuring all the bells and whistles that you can expect. It is splash resistant, features a 5.2″ Super AMOLED 2K display protected by Gorilla Glass 3, and runs on a Snapdragon 805 chip supplemented by 3 GB of RAM with 32/64 GB storage options.
It features a 21 MP AF camera with dual-LED flash, 2 front camera, and gets it power off a 3900 mAh Li-ion battery.
Acer Liquid Z630s
Liquid Z630s from Acer is yet another 3 GB RAM phone running on Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the box. Z630s features a 5.5 inch IPS display, sports 8MP cameras at the rear and front both.
Furthermore, the phone also supports 4G LTE in India and is powered by a 4000 mAh battery.
Specifications: Acer Liquid Z630s
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6753
- CPU: 1.3 GHz octa-core
- GPU: Unknown
- RAM: 3 GB
- OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
- Display: 5.5 inch, IPS HD display
- Camera: Primary- 8 MP AF with LED Flash; Secondary- 8 MP FF
- Memory: Internal- 32 GB; External- Up to 32 GB via microSD card.
- Battery: 4000 mAh Li-ion
- Connectivity: GPS with A-GPS, 4G, microUSB 2.0 with OTG, Bluetooth 4.0, dual SIM, EDGE, FM Radio, HSPA, WiFi with hotspot and WiFi Direct.
Lenovo Vibe P1
Lenovo Vibe P1 is an aptly priced phone carrying a price tag of Rs. 15,999. The phone packs a fingerprint sensor, supports dual SIM, 4G LTE, NFC, while packing a large 4900 mAh battery.
The phone also comes with a 24W charger. Lenovo claims this to be the world’s fastest charger.
Specifications: Lenovo Vibe P1
- Chipset: Snapdragon 615
- CPU:5 GHz quad-core + 1.0 GHz quad-core
- GPU: Adreno 405
- RAM: 2 GB
- OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
- Display: 5.5 inch, IPS FHD display, Gorilla Glass 3
- Camera: Primary- 13 MP AF with dual-LED Flash; Secondary- 5 MP FF
- Memory: Internal- 32GB; External- Up to 128 GB via microSD card slot (hybrid)
- Battery: 4900 mAh Li-Po (non-removable)
- Connectivity: GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS, FM Radio, NFC, micro USB with USB host, Bluetooth 4.0, EDGE, HSPA, WiFi with hotspot.
PS : Care has been taken to sift through enough phones to arrive at the list. There could be noteworthy phones which might have been missed. If so, please add them in the comments.
These are some of the top phones with great battery backup at the moment. We will keep on updating this list as more and more phones are launched. Stay tuned!