Forget the iPhone 7 – save money with an iPhone SE if you want good battery life

Which iPhone has the best battery life?

If you're thinking about buying a new iPhone you have five handsets to choose from – but which one offers the best battery life?

To find out we pitted the iPhone 7 against the iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus in our video battery showdown, where we test each phone's battery when web-browsing, gaming and playing video.

If you're looking to save money and have good battery at the same time, we'd recommend the iPhone SE. 

It has one of the best batteries on iPhone, according to our test, but you'll have to watch the video below to find out the full results.


James is Phones, Wearables and Tablets writer for TechRadar and covers all the big announcements from the best manufacturers making gadgets for your palms, wrists and face. Based in London, James is often testing out the latest and greatest phones, smartwatches, VR headsets and - when he can be motivated to go outside - fitness bands. Be sure to follow him on Twitter for all the latest from the mobile world.