Saturday, 27 June 2015

Smartphones best battery backup for every budget

Smartphones best battery backup for every budget

 

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For many of us, the most important feature of our phone is its battery life. After all, what is the use of the latest and best features if the phone stops working in the middle of something important?

More processor cores and megapixel camera are great, but unless you're planning to invest in - and regularly charging - batteries, you may want to pay attention to the battery life too. There are some new phones that truly embody the concept, as the Wickedleak Wammy Titan 4, with a 5,330mAh battery, which launched a few weeks ago.

Lava Iris fuel 20 also launched just before that, and comes with what is possibly the largest battery of the sub-Rs. 6000 range. We have not reviewed the two yet, but if you want a phone with great battery life, there are plenty of other options that we have tested.

Here are our top mobile performance with better battery life through different price bands.

Under Rs. 5000
The Nokia Asha 502 is probably the best phone that will get under Rs. 5000 and 1010mAh battery keeps going for too long. It is not levied by high-end components; only has a 3-inch 240x320 screen and only 64 MB of RAM, but its design is good and if you are looking for a basic device, then this is not a bad option.

Nokia Asha 502

 

Under Rs. 5000, could also review the Maxx MX200 Mobile (Review). We can not honestly recommend this phone as a primary device for anyone, and the only good thing about it is its 5200mAh battery. You could think of this phone as a portable battery that lets you make calls.

Under Rs. 10000
There are more options in this price range, but in the end, we'd recommend the Lava Iris fuel 60 (Revision | Pictures), you can get for less than Rs. 9000. This phone has a 5-inch large 4,000mAh battery that keeps it running for a long time. The 720x1280 screen, powered by a 1.3 GHz processor with 1 GB of RAM is nothing special, but the performance is not bad, and the software loaded on it is relatively free of swelling. The camera could be better, but again, we're not complaining at this price.

Lava Iris fuel 60

 

If you want to spend a little less and are willing to compromise on the camera and the Android app ecosystem, then the Nokia Lumia 630 based on Windows Phone Dual SIM (Revision | Photos) is an alternative. It costs less than Rs. 7000, and has good build quality. Its relatively small 1830mAh battery, however, kept the phone running for 11 hours in our video playback test without stopping.

Under Rs. 15000
A lot of competition in the Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 range in terms of long battery life on phones, but in the end, the winner is the Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM (Revision | Photos). Good design, the display and the camera together with an excellent battery life make this the best option if you're not ready to get an Android phone. The phone lasted 12 hours and 44 minutes on our video loop test, which is excellent, and if you are not firmly entrenched in Android then this is a good choice for the price, even leaving aside the life of the battery.

Nokia Lumia 730 Dual SIM



If you absolutely need an Android phone then all the different options out there come with some kind of commitment at this price. We go with the slightly more affordable Micromax Canvas Nitro (Revision | Photos). The phone comes preloaded with lots of unnecessary software and the camera is rather disappointing, but the display and performance are not bad, and the battery kept for 16 hours and 9 minutes on our video loop test.

Under Rs. 20000
Between Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 20,000, the best phone to go with if you need a long battery life is the Sony Xperia C3 Dual (Revision | Photos) - This phone has a 5.5-inch 720p screen, 1.2GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM. It also has an 8-megapixel rear camera. Screen, camera and both do a good job. There is nothing that really stands out, but always offers a good experience, and 2500 mAh battery keeps running for nearly 14 hours, when a video loop.

Sony Xperia Dual C3



The Lenovo P780 (Revision | Photos) could well be credited with starting the trend of long battery life in smartphones, and price cuts, is now slightly cheaper than the Sony Xperia C3. 4,000mAh battery lasted 16 to 17 hours with medium to heavy use. However, it falls a bit short in terms of design, the display and the camera, so we recommend you go with the Sony.

Under Rs. 30000
More than Rs. 20000, more phones have large batteries without too many compromises is. Our choice is easy - the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact (Revision | Photos) - This phone scored well in all our categories of review except for the camera, it still has a 7 on 10. solid battery life it corresponds with elegant design, display and performance.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact


The cheapest Samsung Galaxy Neo is an option if you are trying to keep the price down, but the camera is mediocre and graphics performance is poor, so do not plan on this phone for gaming sessions. The S-Pen and long battery life make it a potentially good option for workaholics however.

Under Rs. 40000
Between Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 40000, the choice is really between the Sony Xperia compact Z3 (Revision | Photos) which is almost Rs. 40000, and the Samsung Galaxy S5 (Revision | Photos), which is selling at just over Rs. 30000. The Samsung has the advantage on your screen, the camera performance in our opinion, but the Sony edges out the battery life, running 3 hours in our test video loop.

Sony Xperia compact Z3



A mention must go to the LG G Flex (Revision | Photos) - the curve phone is launched for nearly Rs. 70000, and it is now available for about Rs. 35,000. Your screen and the camera both misclassified, which is why we prefer the other two phones in place, but if you really want a curve phone, the new price is tempting.

More than Rs. 40000
Once you cross Rs. 40000, the options are narrowed again. We believe that the only phone that you should seriously consider whether the battery life is the main concern is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (Revision | Photos). Launched with an MRP of Rs. 61500, Note 4 is now available for just over Rs. 50000, and although its gaming performance is a bit below what one would expect, has a great screen, powerful overall performance, exceptional battery life, and the S-Pen adds a lot of functionality.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4


Otherwise, you can consider the BlackBerry Passport (Revision | Photos) but some will find it difficult to sustain, and application support for Android is not guaranteed. IPhone 6 Plus (Revision | Photos) offers greater battery life than its smaller counterpart, so it is an option too. If you want the latest and greatest, then the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (Revision | Pictures), which costs about Rs. 65000 is the phone to buy, but do not feel like the best value for money as its unbent counterpart. If you are buying a phone that will continue to work while you are working all day, then the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the one we will choose.

1 comment:

  1. very useful information thank you for sharing it.

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