• Daniel Chaparro

Wiko Power U30 - Battery Performance Score

Updated: Sep 23

SMARTPHONE TIER: ENTRY

Battery Capacity mAh: 6000


Smartphone Battery Performance: Ranking #2


In the lower half for Battery Performance within the

Entry Tier Ranking Table


Battery Performance Testing and Review - September 2021


Product


From the Power family, the Wiko U30 Power is the evolution of the U20 model, including some additional features including a larger battery capacity to assure enough autonomy. The Power family is characterised as being an entry level family, offering competitive devices at low prices.

Release Date: April 2021


Product Features and Specification

  • Design: Modern & colourful design

  • Rear Camera: 13 MP, Primary 2 MP, Depth 0.3 MP, Lowlight

  • Video: 1080@30 fps

  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP

  • Video: 720@30 fps

  • Battery: 6000 mAh (15W fast charge)

  • Display: 6.82"

  • 10+, 1300 nits (peak)

  • Size: 173.8 mm x 78.6 mm x 9.45 mm

  • Weight: 214 g

  • Memory: 64/128 GB ROM, 4 GB RAM, Micro SD (UP to 512 GB)

  • Chipset: MediaTek, MediaTek G35

  • Android: Android 11, One UI 2.5

Battery Performance


Introduction


The Power U30 as all the members of its is classed as an entry tier device (between 0 and 200 EURO) in the ViserMark ranking list. The smartphone has a MediaTek G35 chipset and it is powered by a 6000mAh battery to assure high autonomy.



The overall Battery Performance Score is now a global score taking calculations from Battery Life, Power Efficiency and Charging Times.


From the Wiko Power U30 test results, we have given this Smartphone a ViserMark Battery Performance Score of 63. The Battery Performance Label being nearer to 100 indicates that this is one of the best-performing smartphones. It has been ranked in 3rd place of the best Battery Performance Smartphones as tested by SmartViser. The U30 Power additionally is ranked in 2nd place of Entry tier for smartphone battery performance ranking just behind the Wiko View 5.

Testing Results


BATTERY LIFE - Days of Use


Through the ViserMark testing protocol, the Wiko Power U30 battery lasted almost 93 hours with a 60 Hz refreshing rate obtaining a Battery Life score of 4 Days of Use.


The average ViserMark Battery Life score of an Entry Tier Smartphone is 2.2 Days of Use.

This remarkable score places the Wiko Power U30 smartphone at the Top of the ViserMark Entry Tier Ranking in terms of autonomy sharing the ranking of 1st Place with the Wiko U20 Power smartphone.



CHARGING TIME - Hours and Minutes


To reach the full 100% the Charging Time was 2 hour and 37 minutes. The average Charging Time is 1:11 for a Smartphone within the ViserMark Entry Tier.


  • Smartphone for Charging Times: Ranking #60, it is important to consider the battery capacity is significantly larger than most of the other smartphones within the Entry Tier.


Test Graphics


Our testing is based on real smartphone usage from 100% battery level down to Power Off. When testing Smartphones, the testing protocol includes common daily life activities, for instance: Calls, Web, Video and Music streaming, Gaming, Social networks, Picture & Video capture and standby.


All testing is performed under strictly controlled test conditions with all activities being executed in a defined order and timeline.


Figure 1 - Test at 60 Hz Refresh Rate



There are a number of power-efficient processors, within today's Smartphones, that are able to cope with the growing number of new applications and can support high-resolution displays without compromising battery life.


Power Efficiency is calculated using Battery Life and Battery Capacity. This is expressed in “Leaves" and reflects a rating between 1 being least and 5 being the most power-efficient.


Wiko Power U30 achieved an overall Power Efficiency Score of 2.5. This places this smartphone within the Top 10 ViserMark ranking in terms of Power Efficiency with several others all achieving this outstanding score.


  • Best Smartphone for Power Efficiency: Ranking #2



Conclusion


The Wiko Power U30 achieved an overall Battery Performance score of 63, this ensures its place in the ViserMark Top 10 for Smartphone Battery Performance. Having guaranteed a 3rd place position, this is even more remarkable as an Entry Tier smartphone.

With a larger battery capacity as well as an outstanding 4 days of usage, this is definitely a working formula for Wiko, that constantly keeps their range of smartphones at the Top of ViserMark battery rankings.


To conclude, the Wiko Power U30 performs very similarly to its predecessor the Wiko Power U20. Both smartphones have the same 6000 mAh battery capacity as the Mediatek G35 processor, this design guarantees excellent autonomy as well as respectable power efficiency.

ViserMark tests are performed with the strictest protocol in a controlled environment to ensure repetition and consistency powered and automated by SmartViser’s test automation solution viSer. The automation test includes a variety of user actions from calls to social media and periods of standby times.

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Background


WIKO, the global mobile brand, was founded in 2011 in Marseille in the South of France. Today, it operates in over 30 countries around the world and is among the TOP 5 smartphone brands in Western Europe. Propelled by its success in the European market, the company has a growing international presence in Asia, Africa, Middle East and the US. WIKO is part of Tinno Mobile Technology Corp., an innovative organisation specializing in the development and manufacture of smartphones, founded in June 2005, in Shenzhen, P. R. China. The group now has 7 R&D centres and 3 production sites, representing a 300,000 M2 industrial park. It has about 4,000 employees all over the world.



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