iPhone SE Vs iPhone 6s Vs Galaxy S7 Battery Life Comparison: Specs And Price Apart

Believe it or not! The new iPhone SE outperformed the current iPhone 6s by over two hours and taking on the Samsung’s Galaxy S7 by three by means, as a series of tests performed by The Wall Street Journal. Confirmed that Apple’s 4-inch iPhone SE battery life comes with impressive perks. Initial tests have shown that Apple’s $399 iPhone model outlasts the existing flagship iPhone 6s, but the tests also shows the new “Special Edition” is capable of outlasting latest Galaxy S7 flagship, by nearly three hours. Those numbers however are enough to make the iPhone SE stand out above the rest for the purely battery conscious individuals.

Companies in many produces and sell smartphones, while Apple has its own history in making mobiles that transcend the previous model in terms of features and functionality, but those features come at a detriment of battery consumption. It’s extremely rare for a manufacturer to produce a new piece of hardware that carries same power and costs significantly less while also offering best battery life improvements over existing flagship model. That’s what happened in iPhone Se’s case.


Unlike many other recent Apple products, the iPhone SE’s is a significant improvement over its predecessors’. In my lab stress test, which cycles through websites with uniform screen brightness, the SE lasted 10 hours—more than two hours longer than both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 5s, and nearly three hours longer than the Galaxy S7.

Those familiar with Apple’s product range will definitely pick up on the fact that the iPhone SE is 4-inch device whereas the iPhone 6s has 4.7-inch display which needs more battery reserves to power it. Here’sthe true numbers we’re talking about comes from a lab stress test that indicates that Apple has radically made an impressive enough improvements to make the iPhone SE appealing to customers looking for a smartphone that offers splendid features, a beautiful aesthetic, a battery life that surpass many of the most popular devices on the market, while still costing under $400.


Remind you that, the $399 4-inch iPhone SE features 2GB RAM, A9/M9 processors, 12MP camera with 4K video recording and packs a battery capacity of 1642mAh. Compare this to $650 for 4.7-inch iPhone 6s – carries 2GB RAM, A9/M9 CPUs, 12-megapixel sensor with 4K video support and has a battery capacity of 1715mAh. To $700 5.1-inch Galaxy S7 with 4GB RAM, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor, 12MP camera with 4K video recording and has a battery capacity of 3000mAh. Done! These lab tests reports, iPhone SE’s battery is far better than the two and lasts two hours more than iPhone 6s and nearly 3 hours more than Galaxy S7.

(Source: WSJ)

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