Which phone has the best battery life in 2016?

It's the battle of the big boys as we put the top phones to the test

Do you want the best battery life of any phone in 2016? We put six of the best phones to the test to find out which had the strongest battery life when being pushed to the limit.

Our test features the iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, Google Pixel, HTC 10, Sony Xperia XZ and the LG G5.

Upset your favorite phone isn't included on the list? Don't worry - we have a phablet test planned on the way very soon too.

Watch the video below to find out the best phone for battery life in 2016.


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.