iPhone 5S and 5C still have shorter battery life than Samsung Galaxy S4

Nov 5 2013, 10:28am CST | by , in News | Apple

iPhone 5S and 5C still have shorter battery life than Samsung Galaxy S4

iPhone 5S easily beaten in battery life by Android competition

A smartphone that is fast and offers lots of performance is very important to many users. However, performance always has to be tempered with the need for adequate battery life. Recent tests have shown the iPhone 5S is the best performing smartphone on the market for raw speed. However, other testes have shown that while the iPhone 5S is fast its battery life isn't up to the standards of Android competitors like the Galaxy S4.

Which recently performed battery life tests on the iPhone 5S to competing devices including the Galaxy S4. Out of eight devices, the iPhone 5S was in the middle of the pack. The iPhone 5S reportedly offered 651 call time minutes on full charge compared to the class leading Samsung Galaxy S4 offering 1051 call time minutes.

The second place spot for call time went to the HTC One with 771 min., while the Galaxy S4 Mini was third with 746 minutes. When it comes to Internet use the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C were the last two devices out of the eight tested with the iPhone 5S lasting only 298 min. and the iPhone 5C offering 252 min. of Internet use per charge. The Samsung Galaxy S4 won this test again providing 405 min. of Internet use per charge.

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