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Confirmed: Your iPhone's dark mode will keep your battery going longer

26 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Switching on dark mode on your iPhone actually can save battery life. That's the finding of a test from PhoneBuff who deployed an identical iPhone XS firstly in light mode and then in dark mode and then ran several tests to mimic identical everyday uses of the device. The battery life was compared as time went on, with the phone set to 200 nits of brightness in each instance.
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The most striking thing about the test is how easy it was to see the difference - just using the Messages app for two hours (between chatbots, in case you were...
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Tests show dark mode really can save battery life on your OLED iPhone

Tests show dark mode really can save battery life on your OLED iPhone

26 days ago   |   By TechRadar

One of the main supposed benefits of any dark mode - besides easing the strain on your eyes late at night - is saving you some precious battery life. Now it looks like we might have the real world testing to back that claim up. PhoneBuff put the iPhone 11 Pro Max through its paces with the help of a robotic arm, mapping out the same actions in the same apps - once in the normal iOS 'light' mode, and once in the new dark mode alternative offered by iOS 13. After two hours, the dark mode test was showing 88% battery life left, while the battery on the light mode test had dropped to 83%...
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