When Apple launched its new iPhone 7, executive Phil Schiller claimed that the device was the ‘best iPhone it has ever made’.
Sadly, it seems they may have overlooked one tiny detail - the battery life, according to tests by consumer group Which?
Testers looked at the real-life performance of the new iPhone compared to the Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10 and the LG G5 - and found the new iPhone sorely lacking.
In tests on 3G call time, the iPhone 7 actually came in last - with a mere 712 minutes compared to 1,859 for the HTC 10, 1,579 for the LG G5 and 1,492 for the Samsung Galaxy S7.
In tests of internet use over 3G, the iPhone also came in last, with a mere 615 minutes of battery life, compared to 790 minutes for the HTC 10, 677 minutes for the Galaxy S7 and 640 for the LG G5.
‘We compared the iPhone 7’s battery life, when making calls and browsing the web, to those of three top Android competitors: the Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10 and LG G5, and the results were staggering,’ said Callum Tennent of Which?