Tom’s Guide placed seven smartphones – Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6, Asus ZenFone 2, Motorola Droid Turbo, OnePlus 2, LG G4 and Motorola Google Nexus 6 against each other in an endeavor to identify the fastest-charging handset.
According to the findings, the ZenFone 2 fared the best in tests with short charging duration, however Galaxy S6 surpassed it in full charge.
Alex Cranz from Tom’s Guide elucidated “We took into account the size of each phone’s battery and how much charge each device had after 15 minutes and 30 minutes, to calculate milliamps per minute”.
The test revealed that the Zenfone 2 was 17 percent charged in 5 minutes, whereas the Galaxy S6 was 11 percent charged in the same duration. The slowest charging speed was that of iPhone 6 with only 6 percent.
The Galaxy S6 and the ZenFone were 53 percent charged at 30 minutes, followed by Nexus 6 (44 percent charged)and LG G4 (42 percent charged).
The Samsung Galaxy S6 outdid all the devices by charging 80 percent in only 48 minutes followed by Asus ZenFone 2 (56 minutes). The remaining smartphones took more than one hour to charge 80 percent.
The ZenFone 2 tumbled to fifth position on getting fully charged in 1 hour and 49 minutes. The Galaxy S6 reached 100 percent in 1 hour and 22 minutes.
The LG G4, Droid Turbo, and Nexus 6 were next in line with OnePlus 2 and iPhone 6 being the slowest in reaching full charge.
The test revealed that the iPhone 6 after getting 80 percent charged in 1 hour and 15 minutes took one 1 hour and 20 minutes more to get 100 percent charged.