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View Poll Results: Do you prefer Dark or Light theme?

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  • Dark

    84 84.00%
  • Light

    16 16.00%
06-01-2012 11:49 PM
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  1. pdangcil's Avatar
    I wish we could do a combination. I like the white theme on the homescreen but prefer the dark theme on the people hub.
    I have the Titan and the white/lime combo on the homesceeen looks really good!!!

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    ramrac likes this.
    05-07-2012 02:34 AM
  2. FriendOrDafoe's Avatar
    I use light with the facebook blue (custom accent color) It looks like a facebook theme :-)
    05-07-2012 01:36 PM
  3. FriendOrDafoe's Avatar
    I wish we could do a combination. I like the white theme on the homescreen but prefer the dark theme on the people hub.
    I have the Titan and the white/lime combo on the homesceeen looks really good!!!

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    White/lime is my fave. I might switch back to it soon.
    ramrac likes this.
    05-07-2012 01:37 PM
  4. scottcraft's Avatar
    I've been using a dark background with teal accents, but today I switched to a white background with purple accents. Feels like I've got a new phone!
    05-07-2012 05:24 PM
  5. rdubmu's Avatar
    I like using the dark theme with brown. Not sure why. FYI on screen that are AMOLED, When you are using the dark them, black pixels are actually turned off which saves battery life. If you use white you are turning them on using much more battery.
    kiddori likes this.
    05-07-2012 06:34 PM
  6. DanSmithKY's Avatar
    I'm using HTC radar its slcd so white it is. Coupled with stormtrooper wallpaper is way to go...

    Sent from my Radar C110e using Board Express
    I need a Stormtrooper wallpaper for my white Lumia.

    In terms of visual appeal, white is a million times nicer (and I should say, more approachable) than black. However, the front faces of our devices are black, and white drains more battery on AMOLED screens.

    If I had a phone with a completely white front face and LCD screen, I'd definitely go white.
    Perhaps the Focus 2 will work for you.
    05-07-2012 06:48 PM
  7. pdangcil's Avatar
    I'm still hoping for a combination of some sort on the next update.

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    05-08-2012 06:39 AM
  8. jfa1's Avatar
    I like the white If it uses more battery it uses more battery. I have a car charger a well as chargers at home and office. Te phone charges at home overnight and its on the charger off and on while at the office. ts no big deal to keerp it charged duringthe day if needed.
    05-08-2012 07:02 AM
  9. emirozmen's Avatar
    If I had a Win phone and for example Lumia 900 it would be Cyan or White Lumia with dark theme with red tiles. Especially with cyan, the red tiles look great.
    05-08-2012 10:42 AM
  10. kiddori's Avatar
    FYI on screen that are AMOLED, When you are using the dark them, black pixels are actually turned off which saves battery life. If you use white you are turning them on using much more battery.
    Interesting fact. Thanks! :-)
    05-08-2012 05:35 PM
  11. Silverdogz's Avatar
    Black with red
    05-08-2012 06:03 PM
  12. pdangcil's Avatar
    White/Lime

    Sent from my PI39100 using Board Express
    05-09-2012 04:57 AM
  13. poxme's Avatar
    I need a Stormtrooper wallpaper for my white Lumia.







    Perhaps the Focus 2 will work for you.
    You can get it at 1800pocketpc or make one for your self. Just make sure your resize it WP default resolution.

    Sent from my Radar C110e using Board Express
    05-09-2012 10:33 AM
  14. DanSmithKY's Avatar
    You can get it at 1800pocketpc or make one for your self. Just make sure your resize it WP default resolution.

    Sent from my Radar C110e using Board Express
    Thanks. I made this one out of a wallpaper I found online. It looks great on the phone.

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx...D20Ghkn3HIfvI8

    Oh, and don't criticize me for my paint.net skills; I'm studying to be an engineer, not a designer.
    Last edited by DanSmithKY; 05-09-2012 at 03:27 PM.
    05-09-2012 03:21 PM
  15. poxme's Avatar
    Wow! Lumia 900 is really something, no wonder titan was left behind...the screen, the wallpaper and the white lumia puts all smartphones to shame...

    Sent from my Radar C110e using Board Express
    05-09-2012 06:51 PM
  16. kiddori's Avatar
    Yeah, the white Lumia 900 is very classy. I thought the cyan was the king but the white one totally overshadows it.

    Anyway, back to topic. Dark or Light?
    05-09-2012 06:53 PM
  17. DanSmithKY's Avatar
    Sorry, didn't mean to highjack the thread. :) I use the dark theme, and with an OLED screen, you almost have to. The blacks just look so good. Oh, and there's the whole battery life thing too, I suppose.
    05-09-2012 07:12 PM
  18. kiddori's Avatar
    No worries! I enjoyed your pic. :)
    DanSmithKY likes this.
    05-09-2012 07:13 PM
  19. poxme's Avatar
    Hey guys got this one from the dark side of the force! Lol...

    https://skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx...Pr8kM6VvSRIZ3k

    Sent from my Radar C110e using Board Express
    05-15-2012 09:02 PM
  20. Kadcidxa's Avatar
    White is too hard on my eyes. Always use black and change my theme color/lock screen every month.
    05-15-2012 09:04 PM
  21. cckgz4's Avatar
    The dark seems to becoming a preference of mine
    05-16-2012 01:10 AM
  22. socialcarpet's Avatar
    Dark all the way... it's easier on my eyes than a bright white screen, it looks much more modern and sleek IMO too.

    I never use the light theme, I can't stand it. In fact, I'd go as far to say that the dark theme is one of my favorite things about WP. if there weren't a dark theme I don't know that I would have even gone with Windows Phone....it would have been a much harder decision.
    05-16-2012 10:10 AM
  23. dannejanne's Avatar
    Dark all the way... it's easier on my eyes than a bright white screen, it looks much more modern and sleek IMO too.

    I never use the light theme, I can't stand it. In fact, I'd go as far to say that the dark theme is one of my favorite things about WP. if there weren't a dark theme I don't know that I would have even gone with Windows Phone....it would have been a much harder decision.
    Agreed. It's the dark OS that I urged for (and that it looks modern of course in its design). If it had been white only I would probably had stayed on Android. I always prefer dark because it's easy on the eyes specially at night. And it just looks so damn good on a amoled screen. White hurts my eyes. But the amoled white is at least "softer" than the TFT whites.

    Bottom line. Always dark never light on my WP phone.
    05-16-2012 11:44 AM
  24. killstr3ak's Avatar
    I've been using a dark background with teal accents, but today I switched to a white background with purple accents. Feels like I've got a new phone!
    lol.. I know exactly what you mean... (I have the HTC Radar) and I use the dark with blue accents 90%+ of the time... And I do almost sometimes feel like I have a new phone when I switch the wallpaper and theme.

    After seeing this thread, I decided to switch it up to Light w/ Mango for a bit :)
    05-16-2012 12:09 PM
  25. Squatting Hen's Avatar
    I have not changed my theme since I first got the phone...actually forgot about the themes.

    But now...I don't know which one I like best.

    Always had Dark/Blue
    05-16-2012 01:06 PM
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