Apple Watch Ultra - Battery Life Comparison

Apple Watch Ultra

LTE only

The intention is to simulate being away from the iPhone for the day, worst case is usually cellular-only, so I'm keeping Wi-Fi disabled too...

All in all, I'm pretty happy with the results.

Results

time 🔋 notes
09:00 100% Removed from charger
10:05 100%
10:25 99% Finally below 100%
11:00 97%
11:44 95%
12:00 93%
12:30 85% After 25 minute call via speakerphone
13:10 83% Turning on music
14:30 63%
15:10 51% After 10-minute call
15:45 40% After 10-minute call again
16:05 35 After 10-minute (lol) workout
16:47 28% Turning off music
18:21 22%
19:04 18%
20:52 14%
21:19 12%
21:32 9%
22:10 1%
22:16 fin He's dead, Jim
  • Apple Music, with some music local but some/most streamed.
  • Music and calls via AirPods Pro.
  • 422 MB data used (total), virtually all Music.

iPhone and Apple Watch settings

device setting selection
iPhone Automatic switching Off, alternate watch selected
watchOS Battery Health 100%
watchOS OS version 9.1 beta (20S5055e)
watchOS Watch Face Siri
watchOS Bluetooth Enabled
watchOS Wi-Fi Disabled
watchOS Cellular Connected, LTE
watchOS Always on Display On
watchOS Background app refresh On
watchOS Display & Brightness 2/3
watchOS Wake on Wrist Raise On
watchOS Wake duration 70 seconds


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