iPhone 7 has worst battery life out of Galaxy S7, LG G5

Apple's new iPhone 7 loses against Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 and HTC 10 in battery life tests.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Oct 6 2016 3:12 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

Apple has been slowly losing its lead of battery life champion with the iPhone, and it looks like this streak continues with the new iPhone 7, which gets smashed by flagship competitors from Samsung, HTC and LG.

iPhone 7 has worst battery life out of Galaxy S7, LG G5 | TweakTown.com

Tests performed by Which? used custom battery tests on the Apple iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10, and LG G5 smartphones. The battery test involved normal tasks that everyday users would do, like phone calls, browsing the web, and watching videos. All smartphones were using the latest version of their respective OS, so we have the iPhone 7 with iOS 10 and the three Android smartphones with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

In the tests, we have the following results:

Voice calls

  • iPhone 7: 712 minutes
  • Galaxy S7: 1492 minutes
  • HTC 10: 1859 minutes
  • LG G5: 1579 minutes

Web browsing:

  • iPhone 7: 615 minutes
  • Galaxy S7: 677 minutes
  • HTC 10: 790 minutes
  • LG G5: 640 minutes
NEWS SOURCE:inquisitr.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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