Galaxy S8+ gets high marks in battery test, but that might not tell the whole story

While Samsung has been singing the praises of the Galaxy S8 since its unveiling last week, it’s been pretty tight-lipped about one important thing: battery life. So, we’ve been concerned. But Phone Arena got a chance to test the larger of the two phones, and as it turns out, there’s no reason to worry. Probably.

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In its benchmark testing, Phone Arena found the Galaxy S8+ got exactly eight hours of battery life on a single charge, putting it near the top of the list for Android phones. The S8+ has a 3,500 mAh battery, roughly the same size as the Pixel XL and the OnePlus 3T, but it gets nearly a full extra hour of battery life. In fact, the only phone that bested the S8 in Phone Arena’s testing was the iPhone 7 Plus. 

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