Published: Fri, November 09, 2018
Industry | By Dora Warner

Google details just how good dark mode is for your battery

Google details just how good dark mode is for your battery

Google made several announcements at the Android Dev Summit this week in Mountain View, California, including the possibility of a new "foldable" screen.

According to new statistics the company released today, percentage-wise devices running newer Android versions have been infected in much fewer numbers than devices running older OS releases.

Google today relaunched its Files Go file management app for Android as Files by Google. That's something smartphone-savvy users have long suspected, that dark mode will help conserve battery life. This, opposed to white, where power consumption is close to maximum. At 100% brightness, the battery consumes 60% less battery power using Dark Mode. If you do have a phone with an OLED display, you should use it more often if you care about squeezing as much juice out of the battery as possible. With OLED screens, each pixel lights up independently, which is why dark mode helps preserve battery life.

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OK, so it's not exactly "updating as you use" as Google implies, but it's as near as dammit.

Google reports that 0.25 percent of all Android Nougat (7.x) devices contain at least one PHA, while the percentage for Oreo (8.x) and Pie (9.x) is even smaller, with 0.14 percent and 0.06 percent, respectively. YouTube already has a dark mode, and so does Messages.

Google Play Instant lets you try out an app or game without installing it. Apple's iPhone UI, meanwhile, is also heavy on white, and there's no dedicated dark mode on iPhone either.

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Google has finally confirmed that dark mode on Android phones uses less power and saves battery life.

Google has revealed its findings about dark mode and how it affects battery life. There are many Android users, like yours truly, who love the look of Dark Mode even under well lit conditions.

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