2020 smartphones with powerful battery: our top ranking

Installing a battery with a capacity of, say, 10,000 mAh in a classic modern smartphone is not yet possible for several reasons: expensive and the battery has very large dimensions. Of course, there are exceptions, but they are exceptions. Typically, most smartphones use a 2500-3000 mAh battery. We have collected in this list devices whose battery capacity is at least 4000 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy A71 6 / 128GB

One of the top-end smartphones in the A line from Samsung. Outwardly resembles other models of the company like A51.

A very capacious 4500 mAh battery is installed here. Apparently, this is connected, including with a large 6.7-inch display and a resolution of 2400 × 1080 pixels. Fast charge supported.

Samsung Galaxy A71 is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, the amount of memory – 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. A good main camera of 4 modules was installed, a fingerprint sensor in the display. Of course, there is an NFC module.

By the way, despite the large display and capacious battery, Galaxy A71 turned out to be relatively light – only 179 g.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2400 × 1080
  • Weight: 179g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 64/12/5/5 MP modules
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 8A 2 / 32GB

Frankly, we were pleasantly surprised by the new budget smartphone from Xiaomi: despite the low cost, the manufacturer did not save on the battery – here its capacity reaches as much as 5000 mAh. Users have a very good battery life.

The new generation received a rather large 6.22-inch display, a decent single main camera for its class, a good Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor, which works together with 2 GB of RAM.

You can also note the presence of quick charge, face unlock function.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.22 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: 12 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi 8 3 / 32GB

Redmi 8 stands a notch higher than Redmi 8A, which is expressed primarily in a completely different design of the case – it looks very cool, especially if you do not forget that we have a budget solution.

There is a fingerprint scanner on the back cover, a dual main camera (shoots well), several interesting body shades to choose from. But according to other characteristics, Redmi 8 is pretty close to Redmi 8A, including: a powerful 5000 mAh battery with fast charging, a 6.22-inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor. True, this version has more memory – 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.22 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1520 × 720
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Huawei P40 Pro

The flagship from Huawei received a 4200 mAh battery. This is not to say that this is so much for a device with a 6.58-inch display and high resolution, but AMOLED technology and an energy-efficient platform have an effect, so the P40 Pro shows a very good battery life.

Other features of this smartphone, without a doubt, include the main camera, which is able to work wonders, and not only during the day, but also at night. Thank you for this is a module of 4 cameras: the main, “shirik”, telephoto and 3D Depth.

Other features: top-end HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of ROM, fast and wireless charging, water protection, chic case design. But what’s missing is Google’s service support.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.58 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2640 × 1200
  • Weight: 209g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4200 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 50/40/12 MP + 3D Depth modules
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

ZTE Blade 20 Smart

Budget device from ZTE, where it was decided to use a powerful battery with a capacity of as much as 5000 mAh. Declared support for fast charging.

The Blade 20 Smart received a very nice body, and an unusual square rear camera module stands out. There are three modules, and the most interesting is the “shirik”, which shoots better than devices with a class higher.

It is worth noting a good platform with a power reserve based on the MediaTek Helio P60 chip and 4 GB of RAM, as well as the NFC module.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.49 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P60
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 16/8/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy M21

Samsung decided to introduce a device from the M line – the Galaxy M21, whose main feature, without a doubt, is a very powerful 6000 mAh battery. Fast charge supported. Note that the smartphone turned out to be relatively light..

Otherwise, the M21 is similar to some other models of the company: it has a 6.4-inch display, a good main camera of 3 modules, a platform based on the Samsung Exynos 9611 processor and 4 GB of RAM.

There is an NFC module, and the scanner is located on the back of the case.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 9611
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 6000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/5 MP
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 6 / 128GB

This is not the flagship from Xiaomi, but an extremely interesting smartphone that definitely deserves your attention.

As for the battery capacity, Mi Note 10 will give odds to most smartphones – it reaches 5260 mAh, there is a fast charge. However, the Mi Note 10 is not only interesting for this: it has an excellent 6.47-inch high-resolution display, a rather powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset and, most importantly, a very cool camera with a main module capable of shooting in 108 MP resolution. And I must say that the smartphone really knows how to take pictures, with all this it costs much cheaper than most flagships.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.47 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 208g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5260 mAh
  • Rear camera: 5 modules 108/12/20/5/2 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Memory card support: no

vivo Y11 3 / 32GB

A budget option from vivo, which received a 5000 mAh battery. Since the device is inexpensive, the lack of fast charging does not surprise.

In technical terms, taking into account the cost of the device, there is a complete order: a 6.35-inch display with a resolution of 1544 × 720 pixels, a pretty body, a scanner on the back cover, a camera that can produce good pictures with enough lighting, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset and 3 GB RAM.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.35 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1544 × 720
  • Weight: 190g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 439
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 13/2 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 12 / 256GB

As for some other flagships, a capacious 4300 mAh battery in this case is a necessity – considering the super-powerful Exynos 9825 chipset, 12 GB of RAM (!), A 6.8-inch matrix with a resolution of 3040 × 1440 pixels. But even so, the Galaxy Note 10+ shows decent battery life..

It is able to surprise many people: the unmatched design, the presence of very unusual colors of the case, the stylus that hides inside the case, a powerful platform with a huge supply of power, some of the best cameras on the market (applies to both the main and front), chic sound, wireless support charging (fast, of course, by default).

  • Screen diagonal: 6.8 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3040 × 1440
  • Weight: 196g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 9825
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 12 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4300 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 12/16/12 MP modules + 3D depth camera
  • Front camera: 10 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 / 64GB

There is Redmi Note 8, and there is Redmi Note 8 Pro. Do these two smartphones differ greatly?

Yes, and very much so. This primarily concerns design – Note 8 Pro looks different, although, admittedly, both versions in terms of design can give odds to much more expensive devices.

The main camera is slightly better here, the battery capacity is increased to 4500 mAh, a liquid-cooled gaming processor is installed, there is even an NFC module (on younger models it is traditionally not for Xiaomi).

In general – a very decent smartphone, especially in its price category.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.53 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 200g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G90T
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4500 mAh
  • Rear camera: four 64/8/2/2 MP modules
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 6 / 128GB

When will the next generation Xiaomi Mi Max come out and whether it will be released at all, while no one knows. Be that as it may, the Mi Max 3 is on sale, which can be a good buy, especially since it is a very inexpensive smartphone.

What does the buyer get? Very powerful 5500 mAh battery with fast charging support, an excellent 6.9-inch high-resolution display, an all-metal body, a pretty decent dual main camera, a powerful platform based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chip, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory.

A choice of several body colors.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.9 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 221g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5500 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/5 MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor View 30 Pro

Honor’s top-end smartphone, which boasts a 4100 mAh battery.

It is also notable for its 6.57-inch IPS-based display (almost all flagships today use AMOLED matrices), an excellent main camera (using three cool modules), a “hole” for the front camera in the display, and a fingerprint scanner in the side shutdown key.

Despite its far from the highest cost (comparative), it allows you to get very good pictures of the level of Huawei P30 Pro. And in terms of power reserve, everything is very good.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.57 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2400 × 1080
  • Weight: 206g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 40/12/8 MP
  • Front camera: 32 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Samsung Galaxy A30s 32GB

A relatively inexpensive smartphone from Samsung, which also boasts a 4000 mAh battery. Users note a good battery life, which is not surprising: despite the 6.4-inch screen, its resolution is small, and the platform is not the most powerful.

This is essentially an update to the previous Galaxy A30. Of the new, one can note different shades of the case, a triple camera versus a dual camera (apparently, the same module is used as in the older A50 model), a fingerprint sensor, which moved from the back cover to the display.

There is an NFC module.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1560 × 720
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 7904
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 25/5/8 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

OnePlus 7T Pro 8 / 256GB

OnePlus 7T Pro is a small update to the OnePlus 7 Pro. Moreover, it is so small that one can be surprised: if the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset was used, then now the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus. The battery capacity also increased slightly – up to 4085 mAh. But wireless charging or water protection did not appear.

It is still one of the most powerful smartphones in the world. It has a FullView display (front camera leaves the case), an excellent main triple camera, the display refresh rate is 90 Hz.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.67 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3120 × 1440
  • Weight: 206g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4085 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/16 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Huawei P smart Z 4 / 64GB

Huawei P smart Z will appeal primarily to those users who want to get a display without any cutouts – in this case, a retractable front camera is used. Battery capacity – 4000 mAh, battery life is good, considering not the most powerful platform.

The smartphone is offered in several colors, it has a dual main camera (generally shoots normally), the well-known HiSilicon Kirin 710 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. The fingerprint sensor is located on the back cover..

And it’s also one of the most inexpensive smartphones on the market with a retractable front-end..

  • Screen diagonal: 6.59 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 197g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 16/2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Honor 9X 4 / 128GB

And another smartphone with a retractable front camera. If you look at the characteristics of the smartphone, you will be surprised – Honor 9X suspiciously resembles the Huawei P smart Z, although the design of the devices is completely different. But this is not surprising, since these two brands belong to the same company, and some of their models are technically similar.

However, in Honor 9X the main camera is better – at least on paper: instead of the 16-megapixel main sensor, a 48-megapixel camera is installed. Another important difference is the amount of memory: 128 GB versus 64 GB.

As for the battery, its capacity is the same 4000 mAh.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.59 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 197g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 48/2 MP
  • Front camera: 16 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes

Xiaomi Mi 9T 6 / 64GB

Xiaomi Mi 9T can be an excellent purchase – in its price segment this is one of the best models. Why?

First of all, thanks to a 4000 mAh battery, FullView-display with a sliding front-facing camera, a very decent main camera, which consists of three sensors, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor with a large power reserve and 6 GB of RAM, fast charging support, a cool case design, fingerprint sensor in display.

Of course, there is an NFC module here.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 191g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Rear camera: triple 48/8/13 MP
  • Front camera: 20 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes