When you talk about smartphones, you actually refer to devices that multitask and have a lot of features like GPS, good camera, fast internet connection, capacitive touch screen, a sizable RAM, expansive storage and support for future updates.
All smartphones naturally do a lot of work especially when multitasking, opening too many tabs in a browser, streaming high definition contents, playing HD games or even copying large files through the device.
All of these memory intensive features basically uses more of the devices battery power. So, having a smartphone with a large battery gives you an edge over others when it comes to power.
In this article, I will be putting together the very best smartphones with large battery capacity. Also note that, not all smartphones with large batteries have high end specs like flagship devices.
Best Smartphones With Biggest Batteries In 2018
Looking for smartphones in 2017/2018 that can take you through out the day with just a single charge or smartphones that could even last up to 14 days with just a single charge?
Well, there are smartphones with very large battery capacities and decent specs that can give you more than 24hrs up time, no matter the level of usage. Checkout this handpicked list of smartphones with biggest batteries in 2017.
In summary, the phones with biggest batteries and good specs in 2018 are:
- Oukitel K10,000 Pro – 10,000mAh
- Oukitel K8000 – 8000mAh
- Oukitel K7000 – 7000mAh
- Doogee BL7000 – 7060mAh
- Gionee M2017 – 7000mAh
- Oukitel K6000 Plus – 6080mAh
- Gionee Marathon M5 – 6020mAh
- Oukitel K6000 Pro – 6000mAh
- Oukitel K6000 – 6000mAh
- Huawei Mate 9 – 4000mAh
- Xiaomi Mi Max 2 – 5300mAh
- Lenovo P2 – 5100 mAh
- Oukitel K5000 series – 5000+ mAh
- Moto E4 Plus – 5000mAh
- Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL – 5000mAh
- Asus Zenfone Zoom S – 5000mAh
- Samsung Galaxy A9 PRO 2016 – 5000mAh
- Tecno L9 Plus – 5000mAh
- Asus Pegasus 5000 – 4850mAh
- Asus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL – 4100mAh
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X – 4100mAh
- Lenovo K8 – 4000mAh
- Panasonic Eluga A2 – 4000mAh
- Honor 8 Pro – 4000mAh
- Oukitel K4000 series – 4000+ mAh
- Motorola Moto Z Play – 3510mAh
- Moto C Plus – 4000mAh
- Gionee A1 Plus
- Gionee M7 Power
- More below..
Oukitel K10,000 Pro – 10,000mAh
OUKITEL is already a familiar name when smartphones with large batteries are discussed. The smartphones in the Oukitel K series are basically focused on large batteries.
The highest at the moment is the Oukitel K10,000. The Oukitel K10,000 comes in different styles; K10,000, K10,000 pro and K10,000 Max.
All of these devices pack a monstrous 10,000mAh battery capacity. The Oukitel K10,000 is also a rugged phone and doesn’t look so charming like the iPhone X or Samsung Galaxy S8. This is due to the large 10,000mAh battery buried in it.
The device is also tri proof which means it’s water resistant/proof, dust proof and shock proof. If you need something that has got a titanic sized battery and you wouldn’t mind the size of the device or weight, you can go for the Oukitel K10, 000 Pro or Max.
The price of the Max is about 260 dollars while the other K10,000 are below 200 dollars.
If the Oukitel K10,000 battery is too much for you, you can also pick another big battery smartphone from their K series. They are mostly given names with regards to the size of the battery in them.
- Oukitel K4000, K4000 Lite, K4000 Pro, K4000 Plus
- Oukitel K5000
- Oukitel K6000, K6000 Pro, K6000 Plus
- Oukitel K7000 is a kinda pretty smartphone with a decent battery at 7000mAh. The best part is, the device is very slim and looks charming, like an iPhone.
- Oukitel K3 with 6000mAh battery is also a good one.
Oukitel K8000 – 8000mAh
Oukitel is probably the king of big battery smartphones. The Oukitel K8000 is going to be available soon and it has some really powerful specs apart from it’s world first 8000mAh battery.
As the name suggests, OUKITEL K8000 is featuring a 8000mAh battery which can last up to 5 days in a single charge. OUKITEL name it as the most durable battery
smartphone due to several aspects.
- The 8000mAh high-density battery surely offers
long time using as it is the second largest battery in the world.
- K8000 will have a 5.5 inch HD display with Samsung AMOLED LCD. Because the screen sucks more of the battery juice, OUKITEL has decided to use the Samsung AMOLED LCD which is self-luminous. It drains
less battery, last longer and produces vibrant colors.
- The OUKITEL K8000 will run on Android 7.0 OS with optimized power saving system.
K8000 will get a whole uni-body with aluminum alloy, exquisite CNC craft, and new antenna
design. It packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, offering plenty of room for you to store
movie, videos, music, apps and so on.
It sports a high resolution dual camera setup with a 16MP+2MP rear camera and a 13MP front selfie camera. It uses the Mediatek MT6750T Octa-core Cortex A53 1.5GHz processor.
Doogee BL7000 – 7060mAh
The Doogee BL7000 is an incredible smartphone with a large 7060mAh battery. Below are it’s key specs.
- Brand – Doogee
- Model – BL7000
- Alternative Names –
- Device Type – Android 4G Smartphone
- CPU – Octa-Core 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53+ 4x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
- Chipset – MediaTek MT6750T
- GPU – ARM Mali-T880 MP2, 520 MHz
- Camera – 13 Megapixels + 13 Megapixels with Single-LED and AF Dual Rear Camera | 13 Megapixel Front Camera
- Memory – RAM- 4GB | ROM 64GB External Memory Supports Up to 128GB
- Display – Screen size 5.5 inches IPS FHD Display (1080 x 1920 Pixels) 24-bit
- Battery – Non-Removable 7,060 mAh Lithium-Polymer
- SIM – Dual SIM (Nano + Nano)
- Sensors – Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
- Color – Black, Gold, Blue
- Operating System – Android 7.0 Nougat
- I/O Interface – 2x Nano SIM Card Slot, microSD/TF Card Slot, Micro USB Port, Audio Out Port, Power Button, Volume Button, Microphone, Speaker
- Dimensions –76.0 mm x 156.0 mm x 11.0 mm
- Weight – 220 Grams (With Battery)
Gionee M2017 – 7000mAh
The Gionee M2017 is a smartphone that’s built with class in mind, security, power and luxury. It looks so good and has a powerful camera plus a fingerprint recognition sensor for more security. You can see an in dept details of the Gionee M2017 with 7000mAh battery capacity.
Gionee Marathon M5 – 6020mAh
If you don’t like the 10,000mAh battery Oukitel K10000 smartphone for any reason, you have more alternatives.
If the brand doesn’t suit you, another popular smartphone manufacturer named Gionee added a very powerful device to the line of battery centered smartphones.
The Gionee Marathon M5 is one of the best smartphones from Gionee. It packs a 6020mAh Li-Po battery and has decent specifications to complement its awesome battery.
It has a great sound, a wonderful AMOLED display, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and has a 3GB RAM/32GB ROM. It actually weighs 211g.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 – 5300mAh
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is a phablet with a large battery and reasonable specifications.
Think of a large display plus a large battery to keep your device running, then the Mi Max 2 should be considered. It’s a huge phablet at reasonable price
Weight: 211g | Dimensions: 174.1 x 88.7 x 7.6mm | OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat | Screen size: 6.44-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Snapdragon 625 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 5300mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
Lenovo P2 – 5100mAh
The Lenovo P2 features a 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display, a 13MP camera and a powerful battery of 5100mAh. It’s a kinda all-rounder. It runs on Android Marshmallow and can be upgraded to Nougat.
Weight: 177g | Dimensions: 153 x 76 x 8.3mm | OS: Android 6 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: Snapdragon 625 | RAM: 3/4GB | Storage:32/64GB | Battery: 5100mAh | Rear camera: 13MP | Front camera: 5MP
Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL – 5000mAh
The Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL is already a popular smartphone because of its price, decent specifications and battery capacity.
If you aren’t a fan of the above brands, then you might like the Asus Zenfone Max ZC550KL. The Zenfone Max packs a very good Li-Po 5000mAh battery that can last up more than 24 hours in just a single charge.
It has 2GB of RAM plus either an 8 or 16GB ROM. The ZC550KL runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor.
Moto E4 Plus – 5000mAh
The Moto E4 Plus is a budget friendly smartphone with decent specs and a large 5000mAh battery. It packs 3GB of RAM, has a 5.5 inches screen(720×1280 pixels resolution), a 13 MP camera and a fingerprint sensor.
It uses the Mediatek MT6737 quad-core processor and has either a 16 or 32GB internal storage. It also supports Micro SD card and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL – 4100mAh
The Asus Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL has better hardware and software specifications than the Zenfone Max. The Zenfone 3 Max ZC553KL uses a either a 2,3 or 4GB RAM coupled with a 32GB memory space.
On the power front which is why we are here, it uses a 4100mAh non removable battery. The device can be upgraded from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to Android 7.1.1 Nougat which is a plus.
Asus Zenfone Zoom S – 5000mAh
The Asus Zenfone Zoom S is a good combination of a dual camera setup, a powerful battery of 5000mAh and nice specs. The camera has up to 2.3X optical zoom.
Weight: 170g | Dimensions: 154.3 x 77 x 7.99mm | OS: Android 6.0 Nougat |Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Snapdragon 625 | RAM:4GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 5000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP | Front camera: 13MP
Samsung Galaxy A9 PRO 2016 – 5000mAh
A lot of people think Samsung doesn’t have big battery smartphones unless on their Galaxy Notes/Tabs. Well, the Samsung Galaxy A9 PRO SM-A910F 2016 is one device that will prove them wrong.
The Samsung galaxy A9 pro 2016 has a 4GB of RAM, 6.0″ screen size and an awesome super AMOLED display. On a 6 inches screen, the color and viewing angle would be very impressive.
Talking about the battery capacity, the Samsung Galaxy A9 PRO 2016 is powered by a non removable 5,000mAh Li-ion battery that can keep you going all day.
The A9 PRO can be officially upgraded to Android 7.0 nougat and it has a 32GB inbuilt memory space.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X – 4100mAh
The Apple of China has some real good devices with decent battery to power them. One good example of those lovely Xiaomi phones with big batteries is the Redmi Note 4X.
The Redmi Note 4X has a 4100mAh battery capacity. The device runs their custom OS, MIUI 8 based on Android 6 Marshmallow.
Apsrt from the above, the battery optimization on MIUI devices is very exceptional. The Redmi Note 4X has a 13MP camera, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of ROM and uses the Snapdragon 625 processor.
The device also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor and supports USB OTG.
You can also check out the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 which has very similar specifications.
Lenovo K8 – 4000mAh
The Lenovo K8 features a very powerful Mediatek processor, Helio X23 and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The device Dolby Atmos for enhanced audio experience.
Weight: 180g | Dimensions: 154.5 x 75.9 x 8.5mm | OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat |Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Helio X23 | RAM: 3/4GB |Storage: 32/64GB | Battery: 4000mAh | Rear camera: 13MP + 5MP | Front camera: 13MP
Panasonic Eluga A2 – 4000mAh
The Eluga A2 is a budget Android smartphone from the Panasonic Eluga series. It uses a Mediatek processor and has a 3GB of RAM, coupled with a 16GB ROM which can be expanded via a Micro SD.
The smartphone is powered by a 4000mAh battery. The smartphone runs on FitHome OS based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It’s pocket friendly and priced at $150.
Huawei Honor 8 Pro – 4000mAh
The Honor 8 Pro is a beautiful and powerful smartphone with high end specs and a decent battery to keep it running.
Weight: 184g | Dimensions: 157 x 77.5 x 6.97mm | OS: Android 7.0 | Screen size: 5.7-inch | Resolution: 2560 x 1440 | CPU: Kirin 960 | RAM: 6GB | Storage:128GB | Battery: 4000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 12MP
Asus Pegasus 5000 – 4850mAh
The Asus Pegasus 5000 is also a good choice when considering a smartphone with balanced specs and a large battery.
The device spots a 5.5 inches FHD IPS screen, uses an octacore Mediatek 6753 chip.
On the storage front, it packs a 3GB of RAM and 16/32GB of ROM. The most important thing about the Asus Pegasus 5000 is its 4850mAh battery.
Tecno L9 Plus – 5000mAh
The Tecno L9 Plus is the latest power centered smartphone from Tecno Mobile/Transion Holdings. It predecessors were the Tecno L9 and Tecno L8.
The Tecno L9 Plus runs on Tecno’s custom power efficient HiOs 2.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The device is powered by a 5000mAh battery that’s capable of up to 72hours usage on a single charge.
The device also supports USB OTG and has a fingerprint sensor for better security. The device has a 2GB RAM and a 16GB of ROM.
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom – 5000mAh
The Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom is another attractive smartphone with a very good power backup.
The smartphone packs a powerful 5000mAh battery coupled with a very powerful dual camera setup. It also has a 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64/128GB ROM which is also expandable via a Micro SD.
The device is upgradable to Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor. Interestingly, the Zenfone 3 Zoom has a lovely AMOLED 5.5 inches screen.
The device supports USB OTG, uses a USB Type-C connector and has DTS sound enhancements.
Motorola Moto Z Play – 3510mAh
The Moto Z Play is a very budget friendly device from the Lenovo’s Motorola Z Play series. The Motorola Z Play’s battery at 3510mAh is the best and longest lasting battery phone in the Z line of Motorola/Lenovo devices.
The Z Play looks very attractive with a 5.5 inches screen super AMOLED screen, a 16MP camera, 3GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 625 processor.
The Moto Z play can be upgraded from Marshmallow to Android 7.1.1 Nougat and there’s also a planned upgrade to Android 8.0 Oreo for the device.
It uses the trending USB type-C port and also has a front mounted fingerprint sensor to conveniently unlock your device.
Moto C Plus – 4000mAh
The Moto C Plus is a budget friendly Android smartphone from a trusted brand. The device has some good to mention specs and a durable battery to spice it up. It’s a pocket friendly device that you can depend on to do all your smart tasks.
Weight: 162g | Dimensions: 144 x 72.3 x 10mm | OS: Android 7.0 | Screen size:5-inch | Resolution: 1280 x 720 | CPU: Mediatek MT6737 | RAM: 2GB | Storage:16GB | Battery: 4,000mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 2MP
Huawei Mate 9 – 4000mAh
Not all highend smartphones come with up to 3500mAh battery. Well, the Huawei Mate 9 Pro is an ultra powerful smartphone with a powerful battery to back it up. The devices is powered by a 4000mAh Li-Po battery to keep you rolling all day without repeated charging.
The device doesn’t just have a good battery, its specs are top notch. The Mate 9 Pro has a 5.5 inches AMOLED screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. The Huawei Mate 9 Pro runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and uses the powerful Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 950 CPU. It comes with either a [64 GB, 4 GB RAM] or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM storage options.
It has a very good camera setup. A Dual 20 MP +12 MP camera, engineered by Leica optics and a secondary 8MP selfie camera. The Mate 9 Pro has a front mounted fingerprint sensor for convenient device unlocking.
You can also consider the Huawei Mate 9 which has bigger screen and some similar specs with the Huawei Mate 9 Pro.
The devices listed here aren’t just big battery phones but also have good specifications and are also currently trending. The post will always be updated.
Gionee A1 Plus
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
A good choice for multimedia buffs
Weight: 188g | Dimensions: 162.9 x 80.7 x 6.9mm | OS: Android 6.0.1 | Screen size: 6-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Snapdragon 653 | RAM: 6GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 4,000mAh | Rear camera: 16MP | Front camera: 16MP