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iPhone 7 Plus vs Huawei Mate 9: which phone has the better battery?

Huawei has released two flagship phones this year in the form of the Huawei P9 and Huawei Mate 9, but do either have battery life that can beat the iPhone 7 Plus?

There was only one way to find out - the TechRadar battery test. Each phone has to handle four tests  with a 90 minute blast of each of the following: web browsing, gaming, streaming YouTube and playing video from the phone's memory.

Watch the video below to find out which phone has the best battery life and whether Apple's phablet can beat Huawei's best.

James Peckham
James Peckham

James is Senior Phones Editor for TechRadar, and he has covered smartphones and the mobile space for the best part of a decade bringing you news on all the big announcements from top manufacturers making mobile phones and other portable gadgets. James is often testing out and reviewing the latest and greatest mobile phones, smartwatches, tablets, virtual reality headsets, fitness trackers and more. He's currently most excited about the Samsung Galaxy S22, God of War: Ragnarok and the rumored foldable iPhone.