Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Beats the Note 4 in Battery Life Tests

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  1. dgstorm

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    Although the biggest complaints regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 were the lack of a removable battery and lack of a microSD slot, that was hardly the only complaint. One of the other notable gripes was that the Note 5 has a smaller battery than the previous generation Note 4. Obviously, for Note fans, this seemed like a step backwards.

    As it turns out, that concern is completely unfounded as the Galaxy Note 5 actually pulls ahead of the Galaxy Note 4 in battery life tests. As you can see from the chart above, the Note 5 breaks the 9 hour battery life wall that the Note 4 cannot quite get through. The devices are close with the Note 4 tailing by only 27 minutes, yet it's still impressive that the device with a smaller battery and fancier display comes out ahead.

    What do you guys think? Does this at least quell your anger regarding that particular feature?

    Don't forget to head over to our Galaxy Note 5 section for more discussion: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android Forum at DroidForums.net

    Source: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 beats Galaxy Note 4 in battery tests
     
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    The other cool thing about this benchmark is that the Droid Turbo still rules the roost! :D
     
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    And someday, I'll replace my Note 4 battery and it'll be as good as new.

    Sorry Note 5.....
     
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    Good to see my Xperia Z3 in 2nd place on that list. :cool:
     
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    How bright is 200 nits in relation to the brightness slider bar?
     
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    Yep, the Note 5 battery will still lose it's effectiveness. There is a lot of spin doctoring going on with this device. But then again I'm being negative here, so for the people who don't want to read anything but praise for this thing I will stop.
     
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    All hail the turbo!!!!! Let's see what this year's droid line up holds..hehe..sorry for trolling..
     
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    I'm interested in everyone's opinions/thoughts whether it be positive or negative. I'm curious to know what kind of "spin doctoring" is going on?
     
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    What I'm curious about...my note edge has all the battery life my turbo has...why isn't that up there!?
     
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    I want to see real life tests

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    I haven't seen anywhere near 8 hours sot since lollipop installed. With Kit Kat it was the norm to get more than 8

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    I'm about ready to clear my cache on my Note 4. Sure, I've been playing more games & streaming more music lately, but my battery is dying quick these days. I still get through the day, but I have to swap out batteries or do a top off charge way more often lately.
     
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