Smartphones are much adored for their variety of uses, great functionality and flashy glitz. Most of them are landmark devices that feature great design, advanced ergonomics, unique AMOLED touch screens, and huge storage capacity. However, perhaps the most impressive feature of a smartphone is its long lasting battery because, at the end of the day, if your battery is out, the touch screen won’t look so bright after all.
Here is a list of the smartphone with the longest lasting batteries currently on the market:
- a) Samsung i8910 Omnia HD
The i8910HD features a standard Li-Ion 1500mAh battery that lasts up to 450 hours standby for 3G and 600 hours of standby on 2G. Talk time, it lasts up to 6 ½ hours on 3G and 13 ½ hours on 2G. Besides, users can enjoy fours of uninterrupted video playback and on 3G network, while high-definition video recording doesn’t eat up battery life more than a VGA recording on other S60 phones.
Overall, in terms of pragmatic, day-to-day usage, the i8910HD lasts by far longer than its direct Nokia competitors, the N85 and the N97, particularly when it comes to a 70 minutes video streaming on the highest quality settings over a WLAN network. The i8910HD is left with one battery bar, while the N85 lasts on 45 minutes before dying out.
- b) HTC Touch Pro2
The HTC Touch Pro2 features a 1500mAh Li-Ion battery that lasts up to 500 hours on standby on the 2G network and up to 750 hours on the 3G network. Talk time lasts up to 8 ½ hours of talk time on the 2G network and 6½ hours on the 3G network.
On WLAN connection on the 2G, the Touch Pro 2 can get you through a full day of work. This includes heavy email using a Microsoft Exchange Server with ActiveSync configured, excessive web browsing using Opera and Skyfire, logging into instant messaging with BeeJive for Windows Mobile, and medium voice calling. On the 3G, battery life is definitely reduced. The device has definitely very good battery life. However, it varies based on your usage patterns.
- c) BlackBerry Curve 8900
The BlackBerry Curve 8900 features a 1400mAHr cryptographic Li-Ion battery that lasts up to 356 hours of standby and 5 ½ hours of talk time. Besides, as the Curve 8900 does not support 3G, the battery lasts longer.
On a typical, day-to-day usage, the Curve 8900 outperforms its direct competitor, the Nokia 7510, allowing you to send out about 75 emails, make 10 to 30 minute voice conversations and limitless BlackBerry Messenger conversations, send limitless MSN messages and 300+ SMS, and browse over 2 hours with Wi-Fi off.
- d) Nokia E71x
The Nokia E71x comes with a BP-4L 1500mAh Li-Po battery that lasts up to 5 hours talking and 324 hours standby on the 2G network. On the 3G network, the battery can get you through 4 ½ hours talking and 300 hours standby.
For heavy usage, the E71x battery life is remarkable. You can do heavy text-messaging, Web surfing, voice-calling, and video recording and charge your phone every two to three days. Besides, leaving Wi-Fi or Bluetooth activated won’t drain the battery life, which is quite impressive.