Almost everybody knows that Apple spared no effort to make a perfect new iPhone to celebrate the 10th iPhone year, therefore the stunning iPhone X finally came out and draw public and media’s attention out of question. Rumor had it that the battery life on iPhone X had achieved significant improvement since it features more power-consuming OLED screen, not to mention that the latest iOS 11 is another battery life draining point. How about your battery life on X ? Let’s look at the specs and details on iPhone X battery life time.
iFixit did the tradition to complete the teardown of iPhone X, it shows that iPhone X actually has 2 batteries for a total of 2716 mAh which is slightly higher than iPhone 8+. With a large screen and more pixels to power, it makes sense to insert a larger battery cell. According to the test result from Macworld , iPhone X sports a battery life time with up to 21 hours talk time, 12 hours Internet use, 13 hours video playback, 60 hours audio playback, quite impressive data for sure but not mind-blowing. Technically we need more heavy testings to discover whether you can leave your iPhone X charger at home for the day.
Tom’s guide did a solid review for iPhone X battery life time. As you can see the picture below, the iPhone X’s battery, though slightly bigger, lasts a little bit less than the 8 Plus. OLED big screen and the dashing face ID technology might contribute to the fast power consuming, however, we cannot say that iPhone X life time is bad, it’s worse than Pixel 2 XL and Galaxy S8 , but it’s relatively enough for the average users.
How long is iPhone X battery life time for a video playing lover? Not very optimistic.
Earlier this month, YouTube was strongly criticized for plummeting battery life on iPhones and iPads, especially iPhone X users complained not only the battery life effect but also the high heat it creates. Reportedly there was a battery-draining bug that YouTube was working to fix, and the service claims to have done just that. It claimed that the updated version of 12.45 fixed an issue with battery usage. It has not confirmed that it has indeed fixed with all devices, but citing from Macrumors initial tests on an iPhone X running iOS 11.1.1 seem to support YouTube’s claims.
To get a longer iPhone X battery life time, you may need to adjust the background color , running less apps, trade-off 1 hour video playback, or simply get an external portable charger.
1. Alpatronix iPhone X Battery Case with Qi Wireless Charging
Powerful, rechargeable 4200mAh UL-certified internal battery to keep your iPhone X charged the entire day. It’s also Qi wireless compatible, 100% compatible with iOS 11, Apple Pay, and future iOS software updates. 360° scratch-guard protection and compact design minimizes bulk and weight. Top piece slide-in design adds better security.
2. Anker 20000mAh Portable Charger PowerCore 20100
It’s a ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, PowerIQ Technology, perfect combination of portability and durability, furthermore it’s the best seller at Amazon.
3. EasyAcc 20000mAh Portable Charger Fast Recharge
The unique dual port input save 50% recharging time, it supports 4.8A Output with 4 USB Ports. Auto detects and changes its charging speed unique to your device for high charging speed up to 2.4A, it’s a good companion for multi-device users.
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