Smartphones without a prolonged battery life are merely worth – because what’s the point of having a phone that runs out of juice every now and then? During the initial days of smartphones, they used to struggle with pretty much everything including the battery life. However, recent smartphones are equipped with powerful batteries and intelligent power management within a reasonable budget range – here’s a top 10 list.
1. Samsung Galaxy J7
The new youth oriented smartphone Samsung Galaxy J7 is packed with a 3000 mAh Li-ion battery capable of providing nearly 76 hours of 3G standby time on moderate usage, and the talk time on 3G networks is up to 18 hours. However, on 2G networks both these hours increase significantly. Price – Rs. 13,199.
2. Lenovo Vibe P1m
Vibe P1m is built on a unibody chassis, so the Li-Po battery is not removable. The capacity on this battery is 4000 mAh which is quite large comparing to the current standard of smartphone batteries. It provides nearly 36 hours of 2G and 16 hours of 3G talk time. Up to 456 hours of standby time has been recorded on 3G and 566 hours on 2G under regular stress condition. Price – Rs. 7,999.
3. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML
Asus Zenfone 2 models has been able to create a hype; the powerful battery is one major concern apart from all else. It has a li-polymer battery of capacity 3000 mAh. The battery is non-removable. Depending on network conditions and usage, up to 4 hours of screen on time at a stress could be done. It’s powered by Intel Atom Z3580 CPU, 2GB RAM and 16 GB ROM with 64 GB expandable storage option. Price – Rs. 14,999.
4. Huawei Honor 4x
Huawei Honor 4x has a non-removable li-polymer battery, capacity is 3000 mAh. The rated talk time on 3G networks is 15 hours, and for standby it is 200 hours on average. On 2G networks both these hours increase significantly, users may save battery power by switching to GSM when power conservation is required. Also, Android 4.4 KitKat power saving features are available. Price – Rs. 9,999.
5. Panasonic Eluga Icon
Panasonic Eluga Icon has a pretty big, 3500 mAh li-ion battery unit built in; user can’t slip in a spare battery as it is non-removable. However, this battery can provide enough juice for a stretching standby time of 900 hours on 3G and 19 hours of 3G talk time. On hardware side, Panasonic Eluga Icon has 1.5 GHz quad core CPU and 2 GB of RAM. Price – Rs. 11,899.
6. Micromax Canvas Juice 2
This specific model of Micromax Canvas series smartphone has been specialized on longer battery life, hence the naming Juice 2. It has 3000 mAh li-ion battery providing around 9 hours of 3G talk time and around 435 hours of 3G standby time. Price – Rs. 6,790.
7. Xiaomi Mi 4i
XiaomiMi 4i is powered by a 3120 mAh battery. The battery is non-removable and it is a lithium ion unit. Around 35 hours of 3G talk time is the standard output duration for this battery. XiaomiMi 4i is powered by Snapdragon 615 CPU and backed up by 2 GB of RAM. Price – Rs, 12,990.
8. Gionee Marathon M4
If you are an extreme power user of smartphones, or stay away from power outlets for a pretty long period of time then Gionee Marathon M4 could be your perfect device for grabs. It has a 5000 mAh lithium ion battery that provides up to 225 hours of 3G standby. Price – Rs. 13,182.
9. XOLO Black
XOLO Black comes with a 3200 mAh lithium polymer battery which provides nearly 700 hours of 3G standby time and 736 hours of 2G standby hours. At a stretch screen on time could vary from 3-5 hours. Price – Rs. 10,999.
10. Intex Aqua Power Plus
4000 mAh lithium ion battery on the Intex Aqua Power Plus – this combination is a perfect everyday deal for a power user; and this handset comes for an impressive price tag. Price – Rs. 6,543.
Basically, these smartphones are extremely useful to people who need to remain away from a power outlet for a long time. However, a fast charging option may lack in these handsets.