1. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    Up till today my brightness was always set to medium. I would use the phone regularly and i would easily get to an empty battery by between 8 - 10pm, sometimes sooner.

    Today my brightness was set to low (not auto!) and its been off charge since 7 this morning and i still have 45% left.

    Would anyone else care to try this out to see if you have similar results.

    I know there are alot of battery threads on here but i thought it was worth mentioning and having a thread of its own.
    02-03-2013 05:07 PM
  2. James8561's Avatar
    how about auto brightness?
    02-03-2013 07:20 PM
  3. R42's Avatar
    how about auto brightness?
    I think this option is best for me

    I am on Medium now but when i was on auto, i remembered my battery would be good from 830ish to 6-8pm, By that time, i would just recharge it
    02-03-2013 07:24 PM
  4. HM02's Avatar
    Well, duh.
    I mean, the brighter the screen, the more power it consumes.
    02-03-2013 08:00 PM
  5. failed1234's Avatar
    Yeah, I'm pretty sure this is just common sense.
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    02-03-2013 08:08 PM
  6. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    I just wanted to help guys no need for comments like that.

    I know brightness will drain power just didn't expect it to be as power hungry as it is. Its not as bad on my iphone, no where near.
    02-04-2013 01:28 AM
  7. HM02's Avatar
    Well different screen types use different power too. AMOLEDs use the most power. Idk what kind of screen the iPhone has, but the Lumia has a lot more technology behind its screen, so that might be why. Have you turned your screen sensitivity off too? Or to low.
    02-04-2013 05:30 AM
  8. DAIMONDY's Avatar
    My screen sensitivity is set to normal. There are new options there now but i havnt altered them.

    I really don't mind the brightness set to low its more than useable. You lose alot of the vivid colours but i will turn it up for games if i need too :) if it makes my battery last a full day and still have juice left over im happy.
    02-04-2013 08:27 AM

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