Galaxy S4’s Snapdragon 600 Variant Outshines Exynos 5 Model in Battery Tests

According to recently conducted battery tests by GSMA Arena, the Snapdragon 600 quad-core variant of Samsung Galaxy S4 with model number GT-I9505 delivers longer battery life compared to the Exynos 5 octa-core variant bearing model number GT-I9500, although both variants use similar battery (2,600 mAh).

Clear difference between both models of S4 was also visible. The octa-core model stayed for just 11 hours in the test; which is approximately eight hours less than the talk time of the Snapdragon 600 variant, at 18 hours and three minutes.


In the web browsing test, the Snapdragon 600 variant stayed for seven hours and 24 minutes as opposed to the browsing life offered by Exynos 5 variant at six hours and 58 minutes.

The results were similar again in the video playback test. The battery of Galaxy S4 Snapdragon 600 model drained out after staying for 12 hours and 30 minutes: which is an hour more than the video playback time delivered by the Exynos 5 model. Moreover, the Snapdragon 600 model was one among the top five performers in the video playback test.

According to the endurance rating, the Exynos 5 variant of Galaxy S4 can run for 65 hours in a single charge with one hour each of calling, web browsing and watching videos. The Snapdragon 600 variant, in contrast, can run for four extra hours with an endurance capacity of 69 hours.



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