One Plus One Review – The 2014 flagship killer
When it comes to battery life, we are using our own app LAB501 Battery Life in order to obtain results that can be compared with other phones over a long period of time. All our battery life tests are done with WiFi ON and the brightness set to 100%. This scenario does not reflect how the phone will perform in daily use, because every user has a different behaviour, but it gives us the ability to compare how different smartphones perform while running a 720p video and playing a game.
Usually, when we see a battery bigger than 3000 mAh we would always assume that the battery life will be great. And I cannot say that One Plus One doesn’t offer enough battery life, but we have definitely seen better results from Samsung and LG lately. And the reason is very simple – when set to 100%, One Plus One’s display is very bright. However, you can spend a whole day away from the power outlet without too much concerns.
We also had a surprise when measuring the temperatures, but in a different way. Even though it has a Snapdragon 801 inside, One Plus One didn’t get too hot in our tests, the maximum temperature measured on the outer casing being 37.4 oC.