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    Default Curious about battery life

    Many people claims that the iPhone 7 has all most as good battery as the 7 plus has. Tried to find some benchmarks from Internet but couldn't find one.
    Anyone has insight to the matter? What I heard from 6s and 6s+, the latter had a lot better battery performance than the regular 6s had. So is that the case again?
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    Yes, the Plus versions have nearly an additional 1,000mah in their batteries. It is impossible under identical circumstances for the smaller battery to last as long as the larger battery. Under different use cases and scenarios, it's possible for a smaller battery to outlast a larger one, though the larger one would have to be used a lot. So again, no, it's impossible for the smaller iPhones to have the same or better battery life than the larger ones.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    Is the iPhone 7 battery noticeably better that the 6S?
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    Quote Originally Posted by H_D View Post
    Is the iPhone 7 battery noticeably better that the 6S?
    I have noticed the battery on my new iPhone 7 is noticeably better then my 6s, I can go an entire day without charging even with heavy email and phone use. For myself it was well worth the upgrade.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    This is great since I will be going from an iPhone 6 with Mophie Reserve to the 7.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    I experienced 10% = 1 hours, screen on & we use the phone for either browsing, chatting, telephone...etc..
    not to mention if the phone is in standby mode, i quess it can survive the whole day long...and arrive home with some battery left.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    Quote Originally Posted by metllicamilitia View Post
    Yes, the Plus versions have nearly an additional 1,000mah in their batteries. It is impossible under identical circumstances for the smaller battery to last as long as the larger battery. Under different use cases and scenarios, it's possible for a smaller battery to outlast a larger one, though the larger one would have to be used a lot. So again, no, it's impossible for the smaller iPhones to have the same or better battery life than the larger ones.
    Well the plus has a larger 1080p screen, you have to take that into consideration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fille84 View Post
    Well the plus has a larger 1080p screen, you have to take that into consideration.
    They are LED and not OLED though, it's a minimal at best factor. It's as simple as a ladder. A 4 foot ladder will not get you as higher as an 8 foot ladder.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    My wife went from a 6s to a 7 and she has said she gets better performance out of the battery, but she's not a nerd like I am to try to provide any data. I am currently in a 7 from a 6s plus (and strongly considering the 7 plus) and I was hoping to determine if the 7 was really close to the 6s plus in battery life as has been stated. Unfortunately, I got an Apple Watch right when I got my 7, so now I'm running Bluetooth all day and the battery life is nowhere near what I was getting on the 6s plus. I could leave the watch at home for a few days, but where's the fun in that?
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    The screen technology has nothing to do with this. A 1080p screen always drain more battery than o lower res screen, OLED or LED. Really how much more it drains in percentage I don't know but there is a clear difference there thats for sure. And the same goes for screen size.
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    Default Re: Curious about battery life

    Quote Originally Posted by TheLegoJoker View Post
    My wife went from a 6s to a 7 and she has said she gets better performance out of the battery, but she's not a nerd like I am to try to provide any data. I am currently in a 7 from a 6s plus (and strongly considering the 7 plus) and I was hoping to determine if the 7 was really close to the 6s plus in battery life as has been stated. Unfortunately, I got an Apple Watch right when I got my 7, so now I'm running Bluetooth all day and the battery life is nowhere near what I was getting on the 6s plus. I could leave the watch at home for a few days, but where's the fun in that?
    I feel your pain, Joker. I was moaning and groaning about battery life of my 6s decreasing since I loaded iOS10...but I never thought about my Apple Watch syncing with my phone via bluetooth all day, and I guess that's been the major culprit.

    If I decide to upgrade to the 7, and it gives me as good a battery life as my 6s did before iOS10/AW...which means 40-50% left after a work day, I'll be very satisfied.
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