Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Benchmark test

One of the main new features in Android 5.0 Lollipop are the improvements made to battery consumption. While many users reported noticing a huge difference between Kit Kat and Lollipop, how has battery really improved?

An Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Benchmark test done by GSMArena gives us a great insight into the battery life running Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5, Galaxy S5, LG G3 and HTC One M8.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Benchmark test – Endurance

Android Lollipop battery test

The above chart shows a huge improvement on the Galaxy S5’s endurance, the HTC One M8 also saw a big jump while the Nexus 5 and LG G3 lacked behind.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Benchmark test – Web Browsing

Lollipop Battery

When it comes to web browsing the big winner is the HTC One M8 as the overall battery life time increased by over 3 and a half hours. The biggest losers again are the Nexus 5 and LG G3 with little to no improvement.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery Benchmark test – Video Playback

Android Battery test

 

Our last benchmark is the only one where both the LG G3 and Nexus 5 made a slight improvement, however the HTC One M8 and Galaxy S5 also saw almost an hour of increased battery life.

 Android 5.0 Lollipop Battery test: The Winners

The devices that saw the biggest battery improvements after upgrading to Android 5.0 Lollipop are the following:

  1. Samsung Galaxy S5
  2. HTC One M8
  3. LG G3
  4. Nexus 5

Don’t forget to check out our guide on how to improve your overall Lollipop battery here

Niels Bosch
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Hello, my name is Niels Bosch
and i am the founder of AmongTech. Currently living in the South of Spain. My main interests are web development, playing video games once in a while, Apple, Marketing and SEO. I am currently studying Business administration, Networking & Security and Database management and will be doing so for the next year.

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