1. fluffy014's Avatar
    Does the high contrast mode, located under the ease of access settings, use up more battery than a normal theme? After the update, my battery life seemed to have improved, but then again, that was only based on a couple of hours. I changed to high contrast mode the same night because I'm a sucker for the black and white themed lay out. lol
    So does it really drain more battery?
    12-21-2012 09:35 AM
  2. bigkevbosky's Avatar
    Why would it drain more battery?
    12-21-2012 09:40 AM
  3. fluffy014's Avatar
    i dont know. I havent done anything differnt to my phone other than change it to high contrast mode.
    The battery got worse since that. I dont know if it was the update that made the battery worse or the change in settings.
    12-21-2012 09:49 AM
  4. strikexx's Avatar
    Well in theory, more white means more pixels that have to be lit so your screen uses more battery.

    But of course this has to be put in perspective and might have no noticable effect on your battery life.
    12-21-2012 09:50 AM
  5. bigkevbosky's Avatar
    And that's true on an AMOLED screen - the 920 has an LCD. Doesn't matter how much white is on there. That's why you don't get the "warning" message about battery life on the 920 like you did on the 900 when you switch to the light theme.
    12-21-2012 09:53 AM
  6. fluffy014's Avatar
    I guess it was the update.

    Thanks :)
    12-21-2012 10:07 AM

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