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New Photos of Purported iPhone 6 Battery Show 1,810 mAh Capacity

New photos of a purported battery from the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 (via Nowhereelse.fr, Google Translate) appears to show a capacity of 1,810 mAh for the upcoming device. If legitimate, that capacity would be a modest improvement over the 1,560 mAh battery in the iPhone 5s, and would be in line with a report earlier this month that estimated the 4.7-inch iPhone 6's battery to be between 1,800 and 1,900 mAh.

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A capacity of 1,810 mAh would place the iPhone 6 behind competing phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the HTC One (M8), which were both released earlier this year. However, Apple's traditionally tight hardware and software integration may contribute to a greater overall battery life, as iOS 8 will likely be optimized for the iPhone 6 to allow for the best performance.

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 at some point in September. The device will likely be released in two sizes of 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches, and is likely to feature a thinner profile with curved edges, a faster A8 processor, and an improved camera. It is currently unknown if the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch versions will launch simultaneously, as recent reports have suggested the latter will launch after October or early in 2015.

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19 weeks ago
So - it has a bigger battery and a thinner design and people are still complaining?

Sheesh. Just do us all a favour and get yourself a Note 3.
Rating: 22 Votes
19 weeks ago
As long as I get good battery life, I don't care what size battery goes into the iPhone 6.
Rating: 20 Votes
19 weeks ago
Here come the complainers.
Rating: 19 Votes
19 weeks ago
Great, iphone battery will remain crapish unless the A8 has some kind of magic battery saving features.
Rating: 14 Votes
19 weeks ago

Goodbye iPhone. Hello Moto X2


lol Bye. ◔_◔
Rating: 12 Votes
19 weeks ago
because Jony wants it even thinner.
Rating: 11 Votes
19 weeks ago
Urgh. When will Apple take battery iPhone life seriously!

iOS 8 will show us which apps are draining battery most, but it's basically them passing the buck going 'not our problem, it's that app', when they really should be giving as much battery capacity as they can.

But no, this Apple is obsessed with making their devices stupidly thin and compromising battery.

While the A8 may be more efficient, I doubt we'll see any significant energy savings to justify Apple not going for a higher capacity battery.
Rating: 11 Votes
19 weeks ago

Here come the complainers.


What the heck do you want people to say? Nice size battery? Battery life will be equal to or greater than iPhone 5s? Or better yet not comment at all because there's nothing nice to say?
Rating: 10 Votes
19 weeks ago

Goodbye iPhone. Hello Moto X2


so you're dropping the iPhone over a rumored battery size, without knowing what sort of real world performance you'll be getting :roll eyes:

Perhaps you'd be better for selecting a phone that better suits your needs over how it works rather then what size the battery is.
Rating: 9 Votes
18 weeks ago

1st, then what's good out there? Tell me...

2nd, phones allways need to charge. Even if they last for a week. Sorry if you don't understand that.

3rd, at least I have a screenshot.

Also, some sites out there agree with me...

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7335/the-iphone-5s-review/9

It may not be the best, but power/battery and battery/weight, it is.

So, if you want to complain, complain about other phones that all have a sucky battery life.

And tahts a fact, the only "proof" of the iPhone have poorer battery life is from android fanboys that don't have an iPhone to begin with, and will never have,nbecause its too hard for them to understand that just a bigger battery won't make a phone last longer.

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Better a "crappy screenshot", that a crapload of words, with no proof.

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I used it as normally, as I allways do, and doesn't matter what I did, 7 hours is a lot. I always have all radios on (4g, wifi and bt), my phone never let me down.

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To the points raised. I can just as easily cherry pick reviews with benchmarks showing the iPhone performing poorly compared to Android devices. Like this:


or this:


Oh and screenshots are better than words eh? Here you go, I can game the battery stats output on my phone too.



I haven't owned a iPhone 5S so I can't speak to the battery life of that device. However, I did own a 5 and a 4S and the battery life on both of those left a lot to be desired. In terms of battery life per capacity the iPhone is certainly ahead of the competition. Eventually, no matter how efficient you are, there is only so much juice you can squeeze out of a small battery.

I'm planning on buying an iPhone 6. The bigger screen and iOS8 changes basically eliminated the reasons I switched to android. Battery life is the only question mark left. Hopefully Apple gets over their obsession with thinness and puts in a bigger battery. Or Samsung's attack ads motivate them to take battery life seriously.
Rating: 9 Votes

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