Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is put for battery life test conducted on the Exynos and Snapdragon chipset which are the variants of it. It is found better than its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 5 especially in terms of improved battery performance which is being offered by Galaxy Note 7.
In addition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has two chipsets versions, in which one is powered by Samsung Exynos 8890 chipset, while the other one is fuelled by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Similarly, both the models feature 3,500 mAh batteries.
The main reason behind the launching of Galaxy Note 7 has been the replacement of Galaxy Note 5 that features a 3,000 mAh battery. The Galaxy Note 5 was released in one CPU variant of Exynos 7420, while the Galaxy S7 Edge release features a larger battery of 3,600 mAh capacity.
Galaxy Note 7 “Talk-Time” Test
As compare to Snapdragon model, The Galaxy Note 7 being powered by Exynos chip produced a talk time of 23:45, while the former delivered a talk time of 20:48 hours.
The almost similar record is taken from the two models of Galaxy S7 Edge that powered by Exynos 8890 and Snapdragon 820 chipsets, one scored 24:29 while the other scored 22:32 hours.
Galaxy Note 7 “Web Browsing” Test
Now, coming to the continuous web browsing, in which the Exynos and Snapdragon variants of Galaxy Note 7 scored 11:08 and 9:25 hours, respectively.
While the score of Galaxy S7 Edge’s Exynos and Snapdragon models was13:32 and 10:09 hours. Similarly, continuous web browsing time of 10:43 hours was delivered by the Galaxy Note 5.
Galaxy Note 7 “Video Playback” Test
When it comes to continuous video playback test, the Exynos Galaxy Note 7 delivered 16:46 hours and its Snapdragon variant delivered 15:23 hours.
While the Galaxy S7 Edge’s Exynos and Snapdragon models recorded a score of 20:08 and 16:54 hours, respectively. On video playback test, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 lasted for 13:51 hours only.
The Result with the Eye of Conclusion
The outcome of the test revealed that the battery performance tests of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 variants specifically its Exynos variant delivered 10 to 20 percent battery performance than the Snapdragon model. Almost a little gap is recorded in result differences because the battery life tests on both the models revealed that Exynos and Snapdragon SoC models recorded endurance scores of 90 hours and 81 hours, respectively.
Nevertheless, on enabling the Always-on screen feature, the endurance score of both models went down to 59 hours and 55 hours, respectively. GSM Arena carried out the aforementioned tests, which at the end concluded that buyers who are looking for a Galaxy flagship with longer battery life should go for Galaxy S7 Edge.
Similarly, according to Korea Times report, an official confirmation came from Samsung that the Android 7.0 Nougat will be released for Galaxy Note 7 in next two to three months. The new software is speculated to improve the battery life of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as well.