Battery Life of the Top 5 Smartphones - Motorola-Droid-Razr-Maxx-HDOne of the fiercest rivalries in the technology world today is the battle of smartphones.  With people spending more time on their smartphones than ever before, the length of its battery life can be the ultimate feature when you are deciding which smartphone to purchase. From the tense competition between the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3, the battery lives of these phones are much weaker than other smartphones available today, as the powerful batteries of these other smartphones may change your mind towards your next phone purchase.

iPhone 5

With the iPhone 5 being the most demanded smartphone in the market, the battery life has been a concern with consumers.  The iPhone 5 has a 1440 mAh- mAh distinguishes the capacity and strength of a battery.  The iPhone 5’s battery power allows users to talk up to 8 hours, as well as video viewing for up to 10 hours.  Although Apple has continuously faced the issue of battery life for some time now, the iPhone 5 has experienced increased battery drainage after the update of iOS 6.0.2.  Apple has attempted to fix this problem by explaining a step by step process to consumers that reduces the issue of battery drainage through Apple Support

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD

Motorola’s new Droid Razr Maxx HD has a thicker battery pack that has allowed it to have a large battery life of 3300 mAh- this amount more than doubles the battery power of the iPhone 5.  The Razr Maxx HD has a talk time of 22 hours, and allows you to watch video for 13 hour while having other applications running.  With all of the above combined, the impressive battery power ranks the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD to the best smartphone available when it comes to battery life.

Samsung Galaxy Note II

The Samsung Galaxy Note II ranks just behind the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD for battery life with 3100 mAh.  As this phone has the largest screen display compared to its competitors, it has a powerful battery life that allows up to 15 hours of talk time.

Samsung Galaxy S3

The other highly competitive smartphone in the market is the Samsung Galaxy S3, which has a battery life of 2100 mAh.  Although it has a large battery pack, it only allows average battery life due to the power drain from continuously running apps.  If you are a Samsung S3 user, having an extra cell phone batteries available will protect you against the possiblity of your phone dying on you.  The Samsung S3 allows talk time of up to 10 hours, which is higher than its key competitor, the iPhone 5, but lower when compared to the Galaxy Note II and the Droid Razr HD.


The final smartphone that has joined the competition is HTC’s newest release, the One X.  It has a battery power of 1800 mAh, outlasting the iPhone 5.  It also allows up to 10 hours of talk time, which ties with the amount of time available with the Samsung S3, even though it has less battery power.

Which phone is best for battery life?

With all of these competitive smartphones available, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD is the best purchase if you are seeking a phone with the best battery life.  Its impressive battery power is almost equal to the amount of battery strength of the iPhone 5 and the Samsung S3 combined.  As people are spending more time on their phones and living on-the-go lifestyles, the Droid Razr Maxx HD will be sure to last you throughout the day without having to worry about your phone dying on you. 

Taryn Wong is a content writer for Wireless Emporium, the leading online retailer for cell phone accessories.