GSMArena has completed their comprehensive battery of battery life tests on the Nokia Lumia 1520 and was able to report impressive results for the phablet.
In terms of 3G talk time, their rest showed you can natter for more than 24 hours continuously, with the handset managing 28H34min on the test, their best score ever. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 managed only 18h12min.
The handset also managed 12h40min continuous web browsing, their second best ever, and pretty impressive for such a large screened handset. The SGN3 only managed 9h04min.
Lastly it also managed 12h31min of continuous video playback, ensuring that you are certain to finish that movie on the plane long before your phone dies.
So, the massive battery and power-efficient display were made to count in video-playback and web browsing test, while the ample capacity yielded very impressive talk time and stand-by endurance. Adding the numbers together produced a great 107h overall rating. By the way we had some questions how we did our stand-by test – the Glance Screen was set on peek (white color) and the Double Tap to Wake option was turned on.
With that kind of overall rating, the Lumia 1520 is the best performer we have seen and well ahead of the other phablets we’ve tested so far. What this number means is that the Lumia 1520 should manage four and a half days on a single charge if used for one hour each of calls, web browsing and video playback daily.
The result suggests there is another reason besides the large screen that Windows Phone users may want to pick up the handset.
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