Tag Archive: Battery


Xiaomi Mi A2 vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: It all comes down to the battery

The Mi A2 goes up against the best-selling phone in India.

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series has turned into a juggernaut: over the last two years, phones in this series have defined the budget segment in India. To put things into context, the Redmi Note 5 series managed to rake in sales of over 5 million units in just under four months, and one out of every ten phones sold in India over the last three months was  [Read More…]

Alcatel 7 with 4,000 mAh battery goes on sale at MetroPCS for $180

Those looking for a mid-range or budget smartphone are in luck, as the Alcatel 7 just went on sale at MetroPCS for $ 179.99.

Alcatel says that with the new handset it has renewed its commitment to offering customers the best value smartphone without sacrificing key features.

The Alcatel 7 features a spacious 6-inch display with the modern 18:9  [Read More…]

Best Portable Battery Packs Under $20 in 2018

A great battery pack doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

While smartphones last longer and longer, it’s never a bad idea to have a backup in case you’re away from a wall charger for long periods of time. You can go all out and get a wildly expensive battery pack, but you don’t need to spend that extra money if you don’t need to.

Here are the best portable battery packs under $ 20 in 2018!

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How to save battery life on Android P

You should take advantage of all the battery-saving features Google built into Android P.

With the industry as a whole gravitating toward thinner phones, manufacturers are coming up with new ways to conserve battery life. For instance, Huawei is known to implement aggressive battery saving measures in EMUI, and it tends to get so extreme at times that the feature is known to break core Android apps, or cause a media player to blacklist all Huawei devices  [Read More…]

Oukitel WP2 rugged phone coming soon with 10,000 mAh battery (Promoted)

If you are looking for a rugged phone you can toss around without worrying how it might land, listen to this.

Chinese brand Oukitel, which is known for producing rugged phones, is preparing to release another one. It’s called the WP2 and it will be a successor of Oukitel’s original rugged phone, the K1000 Max.

And like the K10000 Max and WP5000 before it, the WP2 will be marketed as a tri-proof smartphone. This means, the device will boast IP68  [Read More…]

Oukitel K8’s big 5,000 mAh battery is put through a power consumption test (Promoted)

Battery life is a perennial problem for smartphone owners. While our handsets have become faster and more powerful over the years, phone batteries often last less than a day under heavy use.

That’s an issue the upcoming Oukitel K8 aims to solve. The device is expected to pack a large 5,000 mAh battery and should be able to offer great battery life. And to prove exactly this point, Oukitel has put the K8 through a power consumption test. See the  [Read More…]

How to tell when your phone’s battery has gone bad

Unlike diamonds, batteries aren’t forever. Here’s how to tell if yours is ready for a ride to the recycling center.

You’ll find plenty of online discussions, whether in forums or articles on websites like this one, about phone batteries. Almost all of them are about charging and stretching out the time between charging. That’s important information to know but there is also another problem you might face, especially if you keep the same phone for a couple  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 goes live with 6.9-inch display and massive 5500mAh battery

The latest instalment in the Mi Max series picks up an 18:9 panel and dual rear cameras.

When Xiaomi launched the first Mi Max back in 2016, it was venturing into untested waters. With a screen size of 6.44 inches, the Mi Max became the manufacturer’s largest phone, and the 4850mAh battery meant it easily lasted two days on a full charge. The phone turned out to be a surprise hit in markets like India, where the  [Read More…]

Android P features you’ll love: Restricted apps to save you battery life

Android P will help you make apps that don’t behave stop sucking down your battery by putting them on restriction.

We all have different wants and needs about what our phone can do for us, but we all have one thing in common, too: we want our battery to last longer. Whether you get more than a day from a phone like the ASUS Zenfone Max and its 5,000mAh battery or you barely make it through the  [Read More…]

Moto G6 Play review: The budget battery king strikes again

The Moto G no longer sits in a vacuum, but the G6 Play is still a great option for just $ 200.

There’s no name more recognizable in the budget smartphone category than “Moto G.” Since its launch, the Moto G series has consistently been Motorola’s best-selling product line, taking people aback with great performance at a low price.

When Motorola launched the Moto G4 a couple of years ago, it segmented the series into three sub-brands;  [Read More…]