The Nubia M2 Lite is equipped with a 3,000mAh battery which is quite a standard size for devices in the M2 Lite’s price range. ZTE claims the NeoPower 2.5 technology to have improved to adapt to different ‘user scenarios’ and utilise the right amount of power required by apps. The smartphone offers two power saver modes to save juice of the powerhouse. The ‘smart power saving mode’ balances hardware and software power consumption to extend battery usage time. Meanwhile, the ‘low power mode’ turns off the sound and degrade frequency on the search network, to save a good amount of battery.
In standard usage pattern, the Nubia M2 Lite could last for over a day even with heavy usage. Our day would start at 8 am and the battery on the smartphone manages to last the entire day retaining at least 4 percent charge on an average before signing off. PCMark’s battery test lasted for 8 hours and 24 minutes while in our video loop test the battery on the Nubia M2 Lite rated nearly 7 hours. In our test process to charge the phone up to 100 percent, it would take a little over 90 minutes with the 100-240V charger. While our test mostly relies on heavy usage, during the 30-minute graphic-intensive gaming, the battery drained by 9-10 percent.