iPhone 7 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9: which phone has the better battery?

Is cheaper sometimes better?

Huawei has released two flagship phones this year in the form of the Huawei P9 and Huawei Mate 9, but do either have battery life that can beat the iPhone 7 Plus?

There was only one way to find out - the TechRadar battery test. Each phone has to handle four tests  with a 90 minute blast of each of the following: web browsing, gaming, streaming YouTube and playing video from the phone's memory.

Watch the video below to find out which phone has the best battery life and whether Apple's phablet can beat Huawei's best.


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.