Google hits back at Microsoft with improved Chrome battery test on Surface Book


We’ve said time and time again that Chrome is a battery hog, and a couple of months  ago, Microsoft released a browser test a Surface Book that really drove the point home. Naturally, the test was meant to promote Edge, but it also just pointed out how bad Chrome is; where Edge got over 7 hours of battery life, Chrome only managed over 4 hours in a looping video test. For overall browsing, Edge showed up to 53 percent better battery life. But now Google is showing off some of the improvements it’s made, and testing the browser on the same Surface Book laptops…

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