A recent battery test conducted by a famous YouTuber of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 shows surprising results than Samsung’s own Galaxy S22 Ultra. Be noted, One of the major complaints about Samsung foldable smartphones is their battery life and charging speed. Now, the South Korean tech giant addressed this issue, and resolve the same in its recently launched flagships, the fourth-gen Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4.
To make their foldable more power efficient, Samsung equipped the Galaxy Z Flip 4 with a bigger battery (3,700mAh) and faster charging (25W). Whereas both devices are packed with power-efficient Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processors.
Battery life test: Participant devices
To add to this further and to prove this, a new video coming from YouTuber TechDroider showcase it. As they perform the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Galaxy Z Fold 4 (4,400mAh) through a battery life test. These phones are put together against Samsung’s own Galaxy S22 Ultra (5,000mAh), the Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max (4,352mAh), the OnePlus 10 Pro (5,000mAh), and the Xiaomi 12S Ultra (4,860mAh). And the results might surprise everyone, as Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Galaxy Z Fold 4 outdo the Galaxy S22 Ultra despite having lower battery capacity.
Below are the model name, processor and battery capacity of the devices to whom the test are performed:
- Samsung Z Flip 4 – SD 8+ Gen1, 3700mAh, 6.7′, 1080*2640
- Samsung Z Fold 4 – SD 8+ Gen1, 4400mAh, 7.6′, 1812*2176
- iPhone 13 Pro Max – A15 Bionic, 4352mAh, 6.7′, 1284*2778
- Xiaomi 12S Ultra – SD 8+ Gen1, 4860mAh, 6.73′, 1440*3200
- OnePlus 10 Pro – SD 8 Gen1, 5000mAh, 6.7′, 1440*3216
- Samsung S22 ultra – SD 8 Gen1, 5000mAh, 6.8′, 1440*3088
Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 battery life results
This battery life test, whereby takes the phones through gaming, web browsing, and social media apps. And shockingly here, the Galaxy S22 Ultra was the first phone to die. The time frame it lasted for is 8 hours and 56 minutes on a single charge, and its temperature was around 50.4°C. On the other hand, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 lasted 9 hours and 4 minutes, and its temperature was 42°C. While the Galaxy Z Fold 4 sustain & managed to last for 9 hours and 18 minutes on a single charge. Its temperature was around 39.7°C respectively.
Both new foldable phones managed to last longer and run cooler than the Galaxy S22 Ultra. This shows how power-efficient the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset is compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Here, we can say TSMC’s 4nm process seems much better than Samsung Foundry’s 4nm process.
Apart from this both the foldable phones managed to last longer and run cooler comparatively than the Galaxy S22 Ultra. Now, here comes the performance of power-efficient the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset into role compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
Moving ahead, in this test, the OnePlus 10 Pro lasted just one minute longer than the Galaxy Z Fold 4 but at the same time, it ran hotter (45°C). Whereas, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, which uses the same Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, lasted 9 hours and 38 minutes on a single charge. But it was almost as hot (44.1°C) as the OnePlus 10 Pro. The result shows that iPhone 13 Pro Max really perform ahead and had the best battery life with a runtime of 10 hours and 35 minutes. Although it ran slightly hotter (40.5°C) than the Galaxy Z Fold 4.