The battery-life is one the most important aspects of a smartphone. Since it is the part of the smartphone that delivers the required horsepower to drive the handset, it is also one of the major things to consider while buying a smartphone. Even is a phone is capable of doing a lot of things, what good is it if it cannot last even a single day? Hence, we have a list of the best smartphones to buy with good battery life, in all price segments.
Oppo A3s / Realme C1
Like most of the Oppo smartphones, Oppo A3s is also a camera-centric budget smartphone. But it has more than enough power to run the show. This phone flaunts a massive 4230 mAh battery alongside to provide a prolonged backup. With such a substantial capacity, the Oppo A3s can easily back its users for nearly two days on normal use. The Realme C1 also shares its specifications with the A3s which also makes it a great choice. So, you won’t go wrong with either.
Samsung Galaxy M20
The Samsung Galaxy M20 is a member of the new M-series from Samsung. This device has a lot of USPs, out of which, the massive 5000 mAh battery really stands out. On our tests, the Galaxy M20 gave us a screen-on-time of more than 10 hours! This will easily last for 2 days of time. Plus, the phone has USB-C port and the battery is fast charging enabled as it charges up the phone in 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Xiaomi MI A2 Lite
MI A2 Lite has many features to like. Stock Android, sturdy metallic build, a decent chipset, and for those of you who like a notch on the display, there is also a notched display on the phone. But the most interesting feature about the device is its large 4000 mAh battery. With this huge battery on the board, users don’t have to worry about running out of charge every now and then. Since there is Stock Android on the software side, there will be optimizations to extend the battery life. Also the Stock Android cues to an absence of bloatware, so there won’t be any additional battery drain.
Huawei Y7 Pro 2019
It hasn’t been that long since the Huawei Y7 Pro 2019 launched in Nepal. The device is one of the contenders for the best smartphone under Rs.20,000 and the battery certainly help with that cause. It houses a big 4,000 mAh battery, and if you know Huawei, this battery will last for more than a day due to its optimizations. The fact that this device has HD display might be a bummer, but that has helped with the cause of a long-lasting battery.
Samsung Galaxy A30/ Galaxy A50
The Samsung Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50 are Samsung’s latest mid-range smartphones for 2019. It features a good quality dual camera setup and a 4000 mAh battery. It has a Super AMOLED display which works well with the battery to provide over a day of battery life. They also feature fast charging enabled with its 15W fast charger.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 AI / Redmi Note 6 Pro
Redmi Note 5 AI is one of the best selling smartphones of 2018 in Nepal. And its massive battery is one of the reasons for its successes. The phone provides an exceptional backup with its 4000 mAh battery. The phone has now received the MIUI 10 update, which features a ton of optimizations. So with the optimized UI under the hood, the phone is frugal on spending the battery juice.
Vivo V15 Pro
The Vivo V15 Pro has a similar battery size like the other two phones of this category. It comes with a 3700 mAh battery that has Vivo’s Dual Engine fast charging built-in. You get a similar battery life as the other two devices, and with normal usage, you will end the day with 20% battery life.
Huawei Nova 4
The Huawei Nova 4 is a little overpriced if compared with its international pricing. However, the specifications it packs is quite great. The Huawei Nova 4 has a 3750 mAh battery that gave us a screen-on-time of 5 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours of battery life. This battery is able to fast charge with its 18-watt charger.
The OnePlus smartphones have really improved on the battery front as of late. The 6T has the largest battery among its predecessors. The device comes with a 3700 mAh battery. OnePlus devices are well-known for their software, as Oxygen OS really helps with the battery life as well. Users will easily get 5 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours of battery life. And with OnePlus’ fast charging at the helm, you will charge your device at no time at all.
Samsung Galaxy S10+
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is, probably, the winner of the best smartphone of 2019. It has the best display on any smartphone, and even with the high-resolution panel, it has great battery life. And this is due to the large 4100 mAh battery on the inside. Due to the software on the inside, the Galaxy S10+ lasts even more than the Mate 20 Pro. Users also have the option of changing the default screen resolution to better battery life.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the photography beast from Huawei with triple cameras at the back has not disappointed in the battery department. The smartphone comes with a noteworthy 4200 mAh battery, which is quite uncommon in the flagship handsets. And with the number of optimization options, the smartphone is capable to provide more than 7 hours of screen on time. Moreover, the device has SuperCharge (40W charging) technology, which keeps the device fully nourished up to 70% just in 30 minutes. On the top, there is a wireless charging and wireless reverse charging features on the phone, which can come really handy at times.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The Note 9 looks massive. And the huge battery inside the phone is one of the reasons for its added heft. The phone flaunts a 4000 mAh battery, which supplies a plenty of power to drive the processes inside the phone. The phone comes with a Quad-HD+ resolution due to which, the display tends to devour the battery juice real quick. But there is nothing to worry about since the resolution can be toggled to Full-HD to reduce such quick drain. With the resolution set to Full-HD, it provides decent backup. To replenish the battery real quick, the phone also has an adaptive fast charging support. And like most of the premium flagship handsets, the Note 9 also comes with the Wireless charging feature.
The iPhone XR is a more ‘affordable’ flagship device. Even though it is cheaper than its siblings, the device has the best battery life on last year’s iPhones. The device has a 2942 mAh battery, which despite its size, will easily last for a day easily. The fact that iOS is well-optimized helps last the iPhone XR longer. The phone can also be charged up wirelessly which is an added bonus.
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XS Max is the most expensive smartphone in Nepal. The highest-end variant of the phone costs Rs. 234,000 on the purchase in Nepal. And one of the reasons for the iPhones being so expensive is its long-lasting battery backup. Although the iPhone XS Max comes with a relatively smaller 3174 mAh battery, the optimized and polished software on the device prolongs the backup. Since the battery on the iPhone XS Max is of smaller capacity, charging it doesn’t take much time. And for those, who don’t like the mainstream wired charging method, they can also make use of its wireless charging feature.