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Google details just how good dark mode is for your battery

Google details just how good dark mode is for your battery

That might change in the coming days as more Google apps will likely start offering dark theme options.

At the Dev Summit, Google shared testing data on power consumption in apps with various colors. But battery life is never enough, especially as the battery degrades over time. In Night Mode at max brightness, however, the Pixel's draw drops 63 percent to 92mA, while the iPhone stays the same. Heres a comparison done with the first Google Pixel and the iPhone 7.

AMOLED displays do not require the use of a backlight, unlike LCD panels. When you clear out files you no longer need, we now celebrate how much you saved by telling you what you've freed up room for - whether it's enough to take a few more selfies, or to download a whole movie! "We kind of shot ourselves in the foot slightly in terms of power", Banes said.

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This is when Google realized its mistake: it made white the default background color in its Material Design guidelines, which Google admits isnt using the phone to its best efficiency, not when Night Mode could potentially save a good deal of power.

Banes went on to laud the introduction of dark modes, using the recent YouTube update as an example of the power benefits.

It turns out it's something as easy as switching to dark mode whenever possible.

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Bottom line: Dark/Night Modes aren't just good for your eyes; they're also good for the battery life on smartphones with OLED screens. The new API gives you the option to stay in your app as it updates.

The number is derived from malware detected by Google Play Protect scans, which covers both applications distributed through its Play Store, other app stores, and sideloaded apps.

Along with the new updates API, Google official rolled out support for foldable devices on the eve of celebrating ten-years of Android.

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