Given that hardware offerings on smartphones are not only competitive but steadily improving, the high expectancy of functionality from these devices has become a norm. Whether you use your smartphone to play games, browse, chat or route your way on maps, one thing you must pay close attention to is the power that will fuel these energy-intensive processes.
While some of the most well-accepted phones around the world cap at a battery of around 3500mAh, we have put together some smartphones that you would love to take a glance at. They range from INR 10,000 to INR 25,000 and offer value based hardware for their prices.
These are top 5 smartphones with best, longest battery life that you can buy in India:
Gionee Marathon M5
Released in November last year, the phone sports a 5.5” AMOLED display at 16 million colours. With a 3GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage capacity, the phone comes with a 13MP rear camera and is powered by a whopping 6020mAh battery to last you through your busiest days. Available in White, Black and Gold the phone offers a whole 28 hours of talk-time and an unbelievable 557 hours of standby when run on a 3G network. The phone is available at online stores for a price of approximately INR 23,999.
Asus Zenfone Max
Made available recently this January, Asus Zenfone Max has a similar sized screen to the Gionee Marathon M5 as well as the same resolution camera at 13MP. While this phone comes with a 2GB RAM, you are offered the option of having an internal storage of either 8GB or 16GB which is expandable with a microSD card. The phone comes with a 5000mAh battery which provides you with 38 hours of talk-time and 914 hours of standby on a 3G network and is available in Black and White. Both the above phones run on Android’s 5.1 Lollipop and the Asus Zenfone Max is available for purchase online at a price of approximately INR 10,000.
Released in 2014, the THL 5000 is lesser known that its other ‘power-packed’ counterparts and packs a considerable punch. The phone has a smaller display measuring 5” and comes powered by a 2GB RAM, a 13 MP rear camera and 16GB of internal storage expandable up to 32GB externally. The 5000mAh battery provides you with around 30 hours of talk-time and 1000 hours of standby on a 3G network. The phone retails online for INR 24,000.
Lenovo Vibe P1
Released in October 2015, the phone sports a 5.5” display screen like the previous two phones mentioned at the beginning. It, however, has a better display resolution at a density of ~401 pixels per inch compared with ~267 per inch that the others have. A 2GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage which is expandable and a 13MP rear camera; powered by a 5000mAH battery that gives you a staggering 44 hours of talk-time and 600 hours of standby on 3G networks. The phone runs of Android’s 5.1 Lollipop and is available in Platinum and Graphite Grey for a price of approximately INR 18,000.
Acer Liquid Z630S
Released in November 2015, the Acer Liquid Z630S has a 5.5” LCD screen. Powered by a 3BG RAM, along with an 8MP camera and 32Gb of storage which is expandable, the phone has a 4000mAh battery which provides you with about 22 hours of talk-time and 1030 hours of standby on 3G networks. The phone is retailed online for approximately INR 9,999.
To give you some perspective, Apple’s latest phone, the iPhone 6S has a battery that is 1715mAh whereas Samsung’s renowned Galaxy S6 edge+ has one that is 3000mAh, so if you’re wondering what you could do with a 5000mAh battery, the answer is ‘a lot!’.