With their zippy quad-core processors and big screens, smartphones have never been more powerful–or more power hungry. Yes, specs and apps matter, but what good are they if you’re hunting for an outlet by lunchtime? If you want a smartphone that endures, check out the handsets that made our list. These devices lasted at least 7 hours on the LAPTOP Battery Test, which involves continuous web surfing over 4G.
See for yourself which smartphones truly go the distance.