One of the differences that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus come with is the battery. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7inch screen size and an 1810mAh battery and the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5inch display and a 2915mAh battery. The iPhone 5S has a battery of 1560 mAh, which means that Apple added 250mAh more on iPhone 6’s battery and almost doubled the total mAh on their iPhone 6 Plus.
Aside from the battery, now the devices come with a power efficient A8 64bit processor, which is way better than the A7 64bit processor from the iPhone 5S. In concordance with PhoneArena, the new iPhones have 25% and 50% faster graphics.
Battery life test for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Web Browsing Battery Life Test
iPhone 6 web browsing battery life test showed that the iPhone 6 can stay “alive” for 10 hours and 29 minutes, which is almost 30 minutes more compared to the iPhone 5S. As for the iPhone 6 Plus, you can browse with this phablet for 9 hours.
However, it seems that the Galaxy S5 mini, which comes with a 2100mAh, is doing the best in this segment, and it allows you to browse for about 13 hours and 14 minutes. Other devices that offer better web browsing than the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, when it comes to battery life, are: LG G2 Mini, Nokia Lumia 1320, Motorola Moto G 4G, Asus PadFone X and HTC Butterfly S.
3G Talk Time Battery Life Test
In this test, the iPhone 6 lasted 12hours and 26 minutes, while the 2013 device, the iPhone 5S, lasted only 10 hours and 46minutes. However, the iPhone 6 Plus allowed up to 24hours of talking time on 3G.
The Nokia Lumina 1520, which comes with a 3400mAh battery, can withstand 28 hours and 34 minutes when talking on a 3G. Other devices with better 3G talk time life are: Sony Xperia M, Sony Xperia L and Motorola DROID RAZR M.
Video Playback Battery Life Test
You can playback videos on your iPhone 6 up to 9 hours and 24 minutes. But if you own an iPhone 6 Plus, you can playback videos continuously for about 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Other device that can last more than both of these two devices while playing videos is the LG G Flex, which comes with a battery of 3500mAh, and will keep you busy for 19 hours and 47 minutes. Some other devices that can last more than iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus while playing videos are: HTC One S, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and Xiaomi Mi3.