Be careful when using terms like "at best". He stretched it even further by having airplane mode on and I'm assuming low brightness, lol. Not something I'd suggest wasting a charge cycle on though.
The thing to remember is battery life varies greatly. There is no average SoT because there is no average usage case. That's why we rely on unbiased reviews like from Anandtech who go the extra mile to compare phones with the same settings and exact same brightness levels, as measured in Nits.
The OP would have you believe he has the true usage scenario and everyone else is simply cheating their battery stats.
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