Google finally confirms something people have long suspected — dark mode on Android phones saves battery life

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Google finally confirms something people have long suspected — dark mode on Android phones saves battery life

Google showcased how the "dark mode" option on mobile operating systems and apps uses less power and drains battery less quickly.; The dark mode option changes the primary color theme of an app to the color black.; The company also admitted that it had made a mistake in encouraging app developers to use the color white as the main color for their apps due to its negative effects on battery life.

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We’ve known for a long time that dark mode / night mode apps can prolong battery life on smartphones with OLED screens. It’s true on Android, and it’s true with the iPhone. This is because the individual pixels have to do less work on dark areas of the screen, and they use practically no juice at all when displaying true black. As SlashGear picked up on, Google reiterated this during its Android Dev Summit this week, showing several slides that compare the power draw of several different colors. (The company used its original Pixel smartphone for these data points.)

Google: adding Dark Mode to apps saves battery

Google: adding Dark Mode to apps saves battery

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There has been a spate of adding dark modes to apps, websites and operating systems in recent times. Many people simply prefer the look, while others say a darker theme is easier on the eye. But there is also the school of thought that says dark mode saves battery life. And this is very much the message that Google is sending to Android developers. At the Android Dev Summit this week Google highlighted the massive difference Dark Mode makes, seemingly in a bid to encourage more developers to embrace the idea and add the option to their apps. See also:…

Google tells developers that Dark Mode saves battery life

Google tells developers that Dark Mode saves battery life

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Google has added the Dark Mode feature to several of its Android apps this year. One reason is to prevent the brilliant white background of Android's Material Design from blinding users. Another reason is that Android models with AMOLED panels save a lot of battery life when Dark Mode is enabled. For those unfamiliar with Dark Mode, this UI setting flips the usual screen set up of dark text on a white background to white text on a dark background.

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

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Dark Mode is not just more aesthetically pleasing to many people, there are real battery-life boosts to be had -- and Google has the numbers to prove it. From a report: Touting the benefits of Dark Mode, Google showed that with screen brightness set to 50 percent, using YouTube with Dark Mode enabled resulted in 14 percent less battery usage. With screen brightness set to 100 percent, the saving jumps to 60 percent

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