Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 2 in the UK on Monday, after it debuted in South Korea, homeland its manufacturer. It has already clocked up some impressive sales figures and has proven an instant hit with have consumers and critics.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a perfect example of how smartphones now have more battery draining features than ever before. With its massive 5.5 inch screen and 1.6 GHz quad-core processor, you may be forgiven for thinking that the handset has very poor battery life. However, according to the results of the test by GSM Arena, the opposite is actually true.
Because the device comes with a 3100mAh battery, which is a full 1000mAh larger than the battery and the Samsung Galaxy S3, it has plenty of juice to power these resource demanding hardware features. The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 2 News can be found on our website.
The first part of the test by GSM Arena tested how long the phone would last on standby with a single charge, after being subjected to 1 hour and 3G talk time, along with an hour of web browsing and 1 hour of video playback. In this part of the test, the handset clock up an impressive 73 hours of standby time.
The second test is carried out to find out how much talk time the handset can provide before the battery was completely drained. An impressive 16 hours and had 57 minutes was the result.
Web browsing was the next part of the test, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 manages 8 hours and 48 minutes. Finally, a test was carried out to see how much video playback the handset is capable of providing with a single charge. The result was 11 hours and 27 minutes.
All of these results are very impressive, thanks to its battery which has a considerably higher capacity than most competing smartphones. The results of this test, added to the recent drop test carried out by Android Authority adds another tick to the list of attributes of the Galaxy Note 2, and so far it appears that very few negatives points about the handset had become apparent.