General Battery Information

All battery claims depend on mobile network, location, signal strength, feature configuration, usage and many other factors; actual results will vary. Battery has limited recharge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced by an Apple authorised service provider. Battery life and charge cycles vary by use and settings. Battery tests are conducted using specific iPhone units. See www.apple.com/in/batteries and www.apple.com/in/iphone/compare for more information.

Talk Time Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2017 using pre‑production iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Talk Time tests were conducted over a 3G voice network. All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Talk Time tests were conducted over a 3G voice network. All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Talk Time tests were conducted over a 3G voice network. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Talk Time tests were conducted over a 3G voice network. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Talk Time tests were conducted over a 3G voice network. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Standby Time Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off. Hey Siri was not enabled. When Hey Siri is enabled, standby time is up to 9 days on iPhone 7 and 15 days on iPhone 7 Plus.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off. Hey Siri was not enabled. When Hey Siri is enabled, standby time is up to 10 days on iPhone SE.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off. Hey Siri was not enabled. When Hey Siri is enabled, standby time is up to 9 days on iPhone 6s and up to 15 days on iPhone 6s Plus.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks was turned off.

Internet Use over 3G Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto‑Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone SE browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 3G tests were conducted over a 3G network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Internet Use over 4G LTE Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2017 using pre-production iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 4G LTE tests were conducted over a 4G LTE network using a dedicated web server. Internet over Wi-Fi had similar or better results. iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks, Auto‑Brightness and True Tone were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 4G LTE tests were conducted over a 4G LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto‑Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 4G LTE tests were conducted over a 4G LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone SE browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 4G LTE tests were conducted over a 4G LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over 4G LTE tests were conducted over a 4G LTE network using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Internet Use over Wi‑Fi Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi‑Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto‑Brightness were turned off; and WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi‑Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone SE browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; and WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi‑Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; and WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Internet over Wi‑Fi tests were conducted using a dedicated web server. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus browsed snapshot versions of 20 popular web pages and received mail once an hour. All settings were default except: the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off; and WPA2 encryption was enabled.

Video Playback Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2017 using pre‑production iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi-Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks, Auto-Brightness and True Tone were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2‑hour 23‑minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto‑Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. Video content consisted of a repeated 2-hour 23-minute movie purchased from the iTunes Store. All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Audio Playback Tests

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2017 using pre‑production iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi-Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using pre‑production iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256‑Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Bluetooth was paired with headphones; Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto‑Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in March 2016 using pre‑production iPhone SE units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2015 using pre‑production iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.

Testing conducted by Apple in August 2014 using pre‑production iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and software, on both GSM and CDMA carrier networks. The playlist consisted of 358 unique audio tracks purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC encoding). All settings were default except: Wi‑Fi was associated with a network; and the Wi‑Fi feature Ask to Join Networks and Auto-Brightness were turned off.