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OnePlus 10 Pro Battery test

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We put the Oneplus 10 Pro through our rigorous DXOMARK Battery test suite to measure its performance in autonomy, charging and efficiency. In these test results, we will break down how it fared in a variety of tests and several common use cases.

Overview

Key specifications:

  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • 80W charger (included)
  • 6.7-inch, 1440 x 3216, 120 Hz, OLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
  • Tested ROM / RAM combination: 256 GB + 12 GB
OnePlus 10 Pro
62
battery
45

104

59

96

53

100

101

118

85

111

83

105

48

121

Charging Time
1 day 19h
Battery life
Charging Time
0h26
80% Charging time
Charging Time
0h42
Full charging time

Pros

  • Very fast charging
  • Excellent wireless experience
  • More than 5 hours of autonomy recovered after a 5-minute charge
  • Excellent charge efficiency, whether wired or wireless

Cons

  • Less than 2 days of autonomy
  • High consumption during idle time
  • Low autonomy when calling and streaming music
  • Below-average autonomy in on-the-go tests
  • High residual consumption of the charger whether the device is fully charged and still plugged in or unplugged
  • Extremely high residual consumption when the device is fully charged and still on the wireless stand
  • Higher-than-average discharge currents in all use cases

The OnePlus 10 Pro had a mixed battery performance, highlighted by its excellent charging performance, which offset its poor autonomy. The OnePlus 10 Pro’s new 80W charger filled up the large 5000 mAh battery in only 42 minutes 24 seconds, while the 50W wireless stand charger took only 56 minutes 15 seconds to full capacity, which is among the fastest times we’ve seen so far.
Thanks to the new charger, a quick 5-minute charge provided an average of more than 5 hours of autonomy.  The charge was also very efficient, whether wired or wireless.

However, despite its large 5000 mAh battery capacity, the device’s autonomy was relatively poor. The OnePlus 10 Pro lasted less than 2 days in our typical usage scenario because of high consumption in both active and idle phases. The device also struggled when calling and streaming music in calibrated mode, and it showed below-average autonomy in our on-the-go tests.

Even though the charging experience was excellent, both wired and wireless chargers showed high residual consumption, especially when the device was fully charged and still on the wireless stand.
The discharge currents were higher than average in all our use cases, showing that the device was consuming a lot of power regardless of the test use case.

Compared with other devices in the Ultra-premium price range ($800+), the OnePlus 10 Pro’s overall performance ranked just below the midpoint in this segment, with charging ranked above average, while autonomy and efficiency were below average. In the global ranking, the OnePlus 10 Pro ranked in the lower half of all the devices tested.

Test Summary

About DXOMARK Battery tests: For scoring and analysis in our smartphone battery reviews, DXOMARK engineers perform a variety of objective tests over a week-long period both indoors and outdoors. (See our introductory and how we test articles for more details about our smartphone Battery protocol.)

The following section gathers key elements of our exhaustive tests and analyses performed in DXOMARK laboratories. Detailed performance evaluations under the form of reports are available upon request. Do not hesitate to contact us.

Battery Charger Wireless Display Processor
OnePlus 10 Pro 5000mAh 80W
(included)
50W LTPO AMOLED
1440 x 3216
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Snapdragon) 5000mAh 45W
(not included)
15W AMOLED 2X
1440 x 3088
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max 4352mAh 20W
(not included)
15W OLED
1284 x 2778
Apple A15 Bionic
Xiaomi 12 Pro 4600mAh 120W
(included)
50W LTPO AMOLED
1440 x 3200
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Autonomy

46

OnePlus 10 Pro

98

Wiko Power U30
How Autonomy score is composed

Autonomy score is composed of three performance sub-scores: Stationary, On the go, and Calibrated use cases. Each sub-score comprises the results of a comprehensive range of tests for measuring autonomy in all kinds of real-life scenarios.

Light Usage
60h
Light Usage
Active: 2h30/day
Moderate Usage
43h
Moderate Usage
Active: 4h/day
Intense Usage
27h
Intense Usage
Active: 7h/day

Stationary

45

OnePlus 10 Pro

104

Vivo Y72 5G

A robot housed in a Faraday cage performs a set of touch-based user actions during what we call our “typical usage scenario” (TUS) — making calls, video streaming, etc. — 4 hours of active use over the course of a 16-hour period, plus 8 hours of “sleep.” The robot repeats this set of actions every day until the device runs out of power.

Typical Usage Scenario discharge curves

On the go

59

OnePlus 10 Pro

96

Samsung Galaxy M51

Using a smartphone on the go takes a toll on autonomy because of extra “hidden” demands, such as the continuous signaling associated with cellphone network selection, for example. DXOMARK Battery experts take the phone outdoors and perform a precisely defined set of activities while following the same three-hour travel itinerary (walking, taking the bus, the subway…) for each device

Estimated autonomy for on the go use cases (full charge)

Calibrated

53

OnePlus 10 Pro

100

Samsung Galaxy M51

For this series of tests, the smartphone returns to the Faraday cage and our robots repeatedly perform actions linked to one specific use case (such as gaming, video streaming, etc.) at a time. Starting from an 80% charge, all devices are tested until they have expended at least 5% of their battery power.

Estimated autonomy for calibrated use cases (full charge)

Charging

96

OnePlus 10 Pro

121

Realme GT Neo 3
How Charging score is composed

Charging is fully part of the overall battery experience. In some situations where autonomy is at a minimum, knowing how fast you can charge becomes a concern. The DXOMARK Battery charging score is composed of two sub-scores, (1) Full charge and (2) Quick boost.

Wired
Wired
89%
in 30 min
0h26
0 - 80%
0h42
Full charge
Wireless
Wireless
56%
in 30 min
0h43
0 - 80%
0h56
Full charge

Full charge

101

OnePlus 10 Pro

118

Realme GT Neo 3

Full charge tests assess the reliability of the battery power gauge; measure how long and how much power the battery takes to charge from zero to 80% capacity, from 80 to 100% as shown by the UI, and until an actual full charge.

Two charts here below illustrate the full charge performance of the smartphone: (1) The charging curves, in wired and wireless (if available) showing the evolution of the battery level indicator as well as the power consumption in watts during the stages of charging toward full capacity.
(2) The time to full charge chart breaks down the necessary time to reach 80%, 100% and full charge.

Power consumption and battery level during full charge
Power consumption and battery level during wireless full charge

The charging curves, in wired and wireless (if available) showing the evolution of the battery level indicator as well as the power consumption in watts during the stages of charging toward full capacity.

Time to full charge
Time to full charge

The time to full charge chart breaks down the necessary time to reach 80%, 100% and full charge.

Quick boost

85

OnePlus 10 Pro

111

Realme GT Neo 3

With the phone at different charge levels (20%, 40%, 60%, 80%), Quick boost tests measure the amount of charge the battery receives after being plugged in for 5 minutes. The chart here compares the average autonomy gain from a quick 5-minute charge.

Average autonomy gain for a 5 minute charge

Efficiency

52

OnePlus 10 Pro

102

Apple iPhone 13 Pro
How Efficiency score is composed

The DXOMARK power efficiency score consists of two sub-scores, Charge up and Discharge rate, both of which combine data obtained during robot-based typical usage scenario, calibrated tests and charging evaluation, taking into consideration the device’s battery capacity. DXOMARK calculate the annual power consumption of the product, shown on below graph, which is representative of the overall efficiency during a charge and when in use.

Annual Consumption OnePlus 10 Pro
5.8 kWh
Efficient
Good
Bad
Inefficient

Charge up

83

OnePlus 10 Pro

105

Nubia RedMagic 7 Pro

The charge up sub-score is a combination of four factors: the overall efficiency of a full charge, related to how much energy you need to fill up the battery compared to the energy that the battery can provide; the efficiency of the travel adapter when it comes to transferring power from an outlet to your phone; the residual consumption when your phone is fully charged and still plugged into the charger; and the residual consumption of the charger itself, when the smartphone is disconnected from it. The chart here below shows the overall efficiency of a full charge in %.

Overall charge efficiency

Discharge

48

OnePlus 10 Pro

121

Apple iPhone 13 Pro

The discharge subscore rates the speed of a battery’s discharge during a test, which is independent of the battery’s capacity. It is the ratio of a battery’s capacity divided by its autonomy. A small-capacity battery could have the same autonomy as a large-capacity battery, indicating that the device is well-optimized, with a low discharge rate.

Average discharge current

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