A battery that refuses to die ranks high on everyone’s priority list these days. Even though, batteries are one aspect of smartphones that haven’t gone through a major transformation like say cameras or displays or chipsets. Still, makers have found ways to offer more with beefier batteries and with fast charging technologies.
If you have endured a phone that needed to be plugged in thrice a day and are now looking forward to upgrading to a phone that can comfortably last a day or more, here are a few worthy options with 4000mAh or above battery that you could choose from.
Best 4000mAh battery or above Phones Under Rs.15,000
Coolpad Cool 1 Dual
The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual (review) is a result of joint efforts of Coolpad and LeEco. While hardware reflects Coolpad’s engineering, the software is purely LeEco’s EUI. The phone is available on both online and offline channels and has received a price cut which gives it competitive edge over its peers.
Apart from mammoth 4000mAh battery, the phone also offers good 5.5-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 652 chipset, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, and good quality dual rear cameras.
Of late, Xiaomi has been at top of its game. This year, the Chinese manufacturer seems to be doing everything just right and has served a few aces such as the Redmi Note 4 (review). This fourth generation Redmi Note (covers and cases) ticks almost all the right boxes barring camera and fast charging.
All the powerlifting here is done by Snapdragon 625 chipset while 4GB RAM and 506 Adreno. The 4000mAh battery inside ensures you don’t have to carry a power bank with you all the time.
Lenovo P2 almost matches the Redmi Note 4 toe to toe, in terms of specifications. The phone is equipped with the tried and trusted Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, accompanied by 3GB/4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. It houses a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED screen with 401ppi pixel density.
If there is one aspect in which it can pin down the Redmi Note 4 effortlessly, it’s the battery. It packs beefier 5100mAh battery which also supports quick charging. The phone also has a dedicated slider to switch to power saving mode. Overall, THe Lenovo P2 is ideal for those who don’t like to compromise on battery.
ZTE too has a big battery alternative in its arsenal – the Nubia N1. USP of this handset is its 5000mAh battery and a good set of cameras. It can’t boast of ‘best in the class’ hardware, but what’s under the hood should be good enough for most basic and moderate users. It features an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 chipset along with 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
It houses a 5.5-inch full HD display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Nubia UI 4.0 baked on top. The 13MP camera at the front and back also manage to capture impressive clicks considering its price.
Motorola Moto E4 Plus
If you have to choose a phone below 10K price, in that case, Moto E4 Plus (faq) is your best bet. The 4th generation E-series phone borrows its looks from its G5 cousins. It flaunts a 5.5-inch IPS LCD screen with Gorilla Glass 3 screen.
The budget phone source power from 5000mAh battery which supports turbo charging. Performance-wise, it will serve you well with day-to-day requirements, provided you don’t push it to its limits (read: heavy gaming).
Best 4000mAh battery or above Phones Between Rs. 15,000 – Rs. 20,000
Gionee A1 (review) has received a couple of price cuts since its India debut and is now available for Approx 15,700 INR. This selfie-centric smartphone comes with a glass and metal built. The first selfiestaan phone ropes in a MediaTek SoC – the Helio P10 MT6755 along with a Mali-T860MP2 GPU. It comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display, Android 7.0 OS and a long lasting 4,000mAh battery.
Recently, Xiaomi introduced the successor to Mi Max in India. The Max 2 is predominantly a device dolled out for those who prefer to consume media on the go. The Jumbo size phablet features a 6.44-inch display, along with Snapdragon 625 chipset, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The phone runs on MIUI 8.5 which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. In terms of battery size, the phone packs a beefy 4,850mAh power unit with fast charging support.
Its killer looks and massive 5000mAh battery make a compelling case for the phone. The Nubia N2 comes with a 16MP selfie shooter and 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 and f/2.2 aperture respectively. It has a 5.5-inch AMOLED display, 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750, 4GB RAM and Mali-T860MP2 GPU.
ZTE Nubia N2 full specifications