Galaxy S8 Active beats iPhone 8 Plus and LG V30 to become the flagship with best battery life in 2017. We are living in an era where smartphones have turn out to be an essential part of our lives. We need them all the time and of course the importance of battery powering these devices is also equal, particularly in case of flagship devices.

In order to find out which flagship device has beaten all other devices in 2017, Phone Arena has been revealed a list which draws a contrast between the top flagships of 2017 in terms of their battery life.

Even though few mid-rangers like Huawei’s Y7 Prime and Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4X features a remarkable amount of battery life; however our concern here is only flagship devices of 2017, which have to to optimize their software in order to provide long battery life.

According to the report, Phone Arena concludes that Samsung Galaxy S8 Active variant is the most excellent smartphones of the year 2017 with the longest battery life of 10 hours and 57 minutes, which is a good enough for a smartphone.

The Galaxy S8 Active show a discrepancy with the regular Galaxy S8 in many ways as it has 4,000mAh battery, which is 1,000mAh high than the standard version.

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On the other hand, iPhone 8 Plus and LG V30 were measured runner-ups with 10h 35 min and 9h 34 min battery life correspondingly.

While conducting results, the company made equal usage of features of the devices that consume battery power. Phone Arena reeports that these tests are performed attentively, as the report states,

“We make sure that its (devices’) screen is set at the same brightness level and to ensure this we measure brightness level down to the nit with a special colorimeter, we also turn off external notifications and other sources of power drain that might skew the results of our test. For some phones, we double-test if we have doubts about the results.”

According to results of report, average battery life of smartphones in 2017 is 8 hours and 44 minutes. Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and the Apple iPhone 8 Plus, are the just two flagships with a keep count of more than 10 hours.

Some other flagships devices including OnePlus 5, Xiaomi Mi 6 and Moto Z2 Play, could also be considered in the top 6 because they also have been considered at an excellent point in terms of their battery life.

You can see the list of smartphones along their battery life below, which contains the each and every flagship smartphone of 2017 that matters.


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