Google Confirms Dark Mode in Android Apps Saves Battery

09 November, 2018, 17:25 | Author: Leah Owens
  • The dangerous apps are disguised as device boosters and cleaners daily horoscopes and battery managers

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.

Right now, the in-app update API is being tested through the Android Google Chrome app and with select partnered developers, but Google plans to expand that early access program in the near future. But in Dark Mode, battery consumption on the Pixel drops 63% to 92mA.

We know the advantages of OLED screens. While white uses up the most power, black used up the least amount.

Google has added the Dark Mode feature to several of its Android apps this year. 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. This is because the individual pixels have less burden on the darker areas of the screen saving the battery life.

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Google also suggested the developers to add a Dark Mode to their application as they will be able to save the battery life on the device and a chart was also displayed by Google at the event that showed at 50 percent screen brightness using a Pixel device. At 100% brightness, the battery consumes 60% less battery power using Dark Mode. YouTube already has a dark mode, and so does Messages.

Even Google admitted that it was wrong to impose white as the predominant color for Material Design apps. Google has now confirmed that the Dark Mode also helps increase battery life on phones.

Note that changing to Dark Mode only converts the UI colour to black background.

"Google revealed a bit of information on how your smartphone spends its 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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